Doug Humann AM

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Chairman, Landcare Australia

Doug provides advice and support to a range of groups including Indigenous bodies, private enterprise, government and non-government organisations. He focuses on natural resource management – particularly protected areas, healthy country outcomes, and on ensuring sound strategy, governance, financing options and reporting.

Doug works closely with a range of NGOs including the Trust for Nature, Tasmanian Land Conservancy, the Cape Otway Conservation Ecology Centre (where he joined the Advisory Board in May 2016) and Aireys Inlet District Association. He is Chairman of Landcare Australia, Convenor of the National Parks Advisory Council (Victoria), Deputy Chair of the Dhelkunya Dja Traditional Owner Land Management Board (Vic), an Ambassador for the Central Victorian Biolinks Association and a member of the Melbourne Indigenous Transition School’s Fundraising Advisory Board.
Doug is currently Development Director of the Protected Areas Learning and Research Collaboration creating learning and research opportunities for “protected areas” practitioners through Australia, Asia and the Pacific. This involves four Australian universities and is sponsored by the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Land Conservancy.

In 2012 Doug gave a keynote address at the Innovation for the 21st Century Symposium in Adelaide (Innovations for 21st Century Conservation, Figgis etal, IUCN, 2013). From April 2012 to Jan 2015 Doug was supporting Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara in governance and land management issues across 10 million hectares of the APY Lands in South Australia.

In 2014 Doug was made a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia, for significant service to conservation and environment.


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