Director, Australian Rivers Institute, Griffith University in Brisbane

Stuart Bunn

Professor Bunn is the Director of the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University in Brisbane. His major research interests are in the ecology of river and wetland systems with a particular focus on the science to underpin river management. Stuart has extensive experience working with international and Australian government agencies and with industry on water resource management issues.

From 2008-2012, he was appointed as an Australian National Water Commissioner and has previously served as Chair of the Scientific Advisory Panel for the Lake Eyre Basin Ministerial Forum and as a Director of Land and Water Australia. He is currently the chair of the science advisory committees for the Murray-Darling Basin Authority and Healthy Waterways Limited, and is a member of the International Planning Committee for the new Sustainable Water Future Programme, established under the Future Earth research platform on global environmental change.


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