The Australian Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (ACEDD) is an association of people drawn from Australian universities and with line responsibility for environmental science and/or environmental studies programs and endeavours. It commenced informal operations in July 2008 and was formally constituted in March 2009.


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  • EIANZ 2018 Conference

    EIANZ is the professional association for environmental practitioners from across Australia and New Zealand. It provides professional support to practitioners across all sectors of the environmental industry in our region. Each year, the EIANZ’s signature event is its annual conference, which this year is being held at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney between 1-2 November…

  • Science meets Parliament – 2018

    Two scientists represented ACEDD at the 2018 STA Science meets Parliament event.  Dr Libby Rumpff and Dr Daniel Harris.  Dr Rumpff is from the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis (CEBRA), at the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences (SEFS), and the School of BioSciences, University of Melbourne and Dr Harris is a lecturer…

  • Autumn 2018 Council Meeting

    The Autumn 2018 Council Meeting will be hosted by the University of Sunshine Coast at the Fraser Coast campus from Monday 30th April until Wednesday 2nd May.  The meeting will include a field trip to Fraser Island where delegates will learn about local environmental and indigenous activities.

  • Science meets Parliament

    Dr Graziela Miot da Silva, from the School of the Environment at Flinders University and Dr Elin Charles-Edwards from the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at University of Queensland represented the Australian Council of Environment Deans and Directors at the Science Technology Australia 2017 Science meets Parliament event. They were among 200 scientists who…

  • Intensive field Courses

    The following intensive field courses are available to students from all universities. Intensive Field Courses   Tasmania   KGA213 Natural Environment Field Techniques Intensively taught over several weeks in spring; includes 8 days in the field http://www.utas.edu.au/courses/set/units/kga213-natural-environment-field-techniques   KGA331 Fire, Weeds and Ferals: Conserving Nature in Protected Areas Intensively taught over 5 weeks in summer;…