ACIUCN  Director Penelope Figgis with student researcher Kathy Zischka from Macquarie University at the ACIUCN World Heritage Symposium in Cairns. ACIUCN has developed a relationship with several universities to commission research and to engage students as volunteer helpers and rapporteurs in our events.

Australian National Committee of IUCN Members

The Australian Committee for IUCN (ACIUCN) has undergone major changes in the last four years after members decided to invest in its revitalisation in 2009. In December 2010 Penelope Figgis, the Vice Chair Oceania of the IUCN World Commission was appointed to the new position of Director. Since then ACIUCN has become a significant contributor to environment policy in Australia and enhanced the overall positioning of IUCN in Australia. …  

01 Aug 2012 | Article