|Sue Jackson is a geographer with over twenty years’ experience researching the social dimensions of natural resource management. She has research interests in the social and cultural values associated with water, customary Indigenous resource rights, systems of resource governance, and Indigenous capacity building for improved participation in natural resource management and planning.|
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge
- Conservation and Biodiversity
- Environmental Management
- Human Geography
- United States
- Bark, R. H., Colloff, M. J., MacDonald, D. H., Pollino, C. A., Jackson, S., & Crossman, N. D. (2016). Integrated valuation of ecosystem services obtained from restoring water to the environment in a major regulated river basin. Ecosystem Services, 22, 381–391.
- Jackson, S., & Barber, M. (2016). Historical and contemporary waterscapes of North Australia: Indigenous attitudes to dams and water diversions. Water History, 8(4), 385–404.
- Barber, M., & Jackson, S. (2015). Knowledge Making: Issues in Modelling Local and Indigenous Ecological Knowledge. Human Ecology, 43(1), 119–130.
- Barber, M., & Jackson, S. (2015). Remembering the blackfellows dam: Australian Aboriginal water management and settler colonial riparian law in the upper Roper River, Northern Territory. Settler Colonial Studies, 1–20.
- Barber, M., Jackson, S., Dambacher, J., & Finn, M. (2015). The persistence of subsistence: qualitative social-ecological modeling of indigenous aquatic hunting and gathering in tropical Australia. Ecology and Society, 20(1), 60–1–60–18.
- Jackson, S., & Douglas, M. (2015). Indigenous Engagement in Tropical River Research in Australia: The TRaCK Program. International Indigenous Policy Journal, 6(2), 3–1–3–24.
- Jackson, S., Pollino, C., Maclean, K., Bark, R., & Moggridge, B. (2015). Meeting Indigenous peoples objectives in environmental flow assessments: Case studies from an Australian multi-jurisdictional water sharing initiative. Journal of Hydrology, 522, 141–151.
- Altman, J., & Jackson, S. (2014). Indigenous land and sea management. In L., D., Dovers, S. and S. Morton (Eds), (Ed.), Ten Commitments Revisited: Securing Australia’s Future Environment (pp. 207–216). Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
- Barber, M., & Jackson, S. (2014). Autonomy and the intercultural: interpreting the history of Australian Aboriginal water management in the Roper River catchment, Northern Territory. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 20(4), 670–693.
- Barber, M., Jackson, S., Shellberg, J., & Sinnamon, V. (2014). Working Knowledge: characterising collective indigenous, scientific, and local knowledge about the ecology, hydrology and geomorphology of Oriners Station, Cape York Peninsula, Australia. The Rangeland Journal, 36(1), 53–66.
- Bark, R. H., Barber, M., Jackson, S., Maclean, K., Pollino, C., & Mogggridge, B. (2014). Operationalising the ecosystem services approach in water planning: a case study of indigenous cultural values from the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia. International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management, 1–11.
- Jackson, S., & Crabtree, L. (2014). Politically engaged geographical research with the community sector: is it encouraged by Australia’s higher education and research institutions? Geographical Research, 52(2), 146–156.
- Jackson, S., & Palmer, L. R. (2014). Reconceptualising ecosystems services: Possibilities for cultivating and valuing the ethics and practices of care. Progress in Human Geography, 1–24.
- Jackson, S., Douglas, M. M., Kennard, M., Pusey, B., Huddleston, J., Harney, B., … Allsop, Q. (2014). We like to listen to stories about fish’: Integrating indigenous ecological and scientific knowledge to inform environmental flow assessments. Ecology and Society, 19(1), 43–1–43–14.
- Jackson, S., Finn, M., & Scheepers, K. (2014). The use of replacement cost method to assess and manage the impacts of water resource development on Australian indigenous customary economies. Journal of Environmental Management, 135, 100–109.
- Bartel, R., Graham, N., Jackson, S., Prior, J. H., Robinson, D. F., Sherval, M., & Williams, S. (2013). Legal geography: An Australian perspective. Geographical Research, 51(4), 339–353.
- Jackson, S. (2013). Allocating water to meeting indigenous environmental priorities: A challenge for Australian environmental water management. In G., R.Q., Pittock, J., Tait, M. & C. White (Ed.), Water: Security, Economics and Governance (pp. 529–549). Australia: Tilde University Press.
- Jackson, S., & Barber, M. (2013). Recognition of indigenous water values in Australias Northern Territory: current progress and ongoing challenges for social justice in water planning. Planning Theory & Practice, 1–20.
- Liedloff, A., Woodward, E., Harrington, G., & Jackson, S. (2013). Integrating indigenous ecological and scientific hydro-geological knowledge using a Bayesian Network in the context of water resource development. Journal of Hydrology, 499, 177–187.
- Tan, P.-L., & Jackson, S. (2013). Impossible dreaming - does Australias water law and policy fulfil Indigenous aspirations? Environmental and Planning Law Journal, 30, 132–149.
- Ens, E., Finlayson, M., Preuss, K., Jackson, S., & Holcombe, S. (2012). Australian approaches for managing “country” using Indigenous and non-Indigenous knowledge. Ecological Management and Restoration, 13(1), 100–107.
- Jackson, S., & Palmer, L. R. (2012). Modernising water: articulating custom in water governance in Australia and East Timor. International Indigenous Policy Journal, 3(3), 7–1–7–25.
- Jackson, S., Finn, M., & Featherston, P. (2012). Aquatic Resource Use by Indigenous Australians in Two Tropical River Catchments: the Fitzroy River and Daly River. Human Ecology, 40(6), 893–908.
- Jackson, S., & Langton, M. (2011). Trends in the recognition of indigenous water needs in Australian water reform: the limitations of “cultural” entitlements in achieving water equity. Journal of Water Law, 22, 109–123.
- Adams, V. M., Douglas, M., Jackson, S., Scheepers, K., Kool, J. T., & Setterfield, S. (2018). Conserving biodiversity and Indigenous bush tucker: Practical application of the strategic foresight framework to invasive alien species management planning. Conservation Letters, 1–13.
- Arthington, A., Bhaduri, A., Bunn, S., Jackson, S., Tharme, R., Tickner, D., … Ward, S. (2018). The Brisbane Declaration and Global Action Agenda on Environmental Flows (2018). Frontiers in Environmental Science, 6, 45–1–45–15.
- Berry, K., & Jackson, S. (2018). The Making of White Water Citizens in Australia and the Western United States: Racialization as a Transnational Project of Irrigation Governance. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 108(5), 1354–1369.
- Berry, K., Jackson, S., Saito, L., & Forline, L. (2018). Reconceptualising water quality governance to incorporate knowledge and values: Case studies from Australian and Brazilian Indigenous communities. Water Alternatives, 11(1), 40–60.
- Hartwig, L., Jackson, S., & Osborne, N. (2018). Recognition of Barkandji Water Rights in Australian Settler-Colonial Water Regimes. Resources, 7(1), 16–1–16–26.
- Jackson, S. (2018). Building trust and establishing legitimacy across scientific, water management and Indigenous cultures. Australasian Journal of Water Resources, 1–10.
- Jackson, S., Porter, L., & Johnson, L. C. (2018). Planning in Indigenous Australia: From Imperial Foundations to Postcolonial Futures.
- Barber, M., & Jackson, S. (2017). Identifying and categorizing cobenefits in state-supported Australian indigenous environmental management programs: international research implications. Ecology and Society, 22(2), 11–1–11–17.
- Graham, S., Baldwin, C., McKay, J., & Jackson, S. (2017). Justice approaches: methods and methodology in environmental justice research. In Natural Resources and Environmental Justice: Australian Perspectives (pp. 39–57).
- Jackson, S. (2017). Enduring and persistent injustices in water access in Australia. In Natural Resources and Environmental Justice: Australian Perspectives (pp. 121–132).
- Jackson, S. (2017). How Much Water Does a Culture Need? Environmental Water ManagementⳠCultural Challenge and Indigenous Responses. In Water for the Environment: from Policy and Science to Implementation and Management (pp. 173–188).
- Johnson, L. C., Porter, L., & Jackson, S. (2017). Reframing and revising AustraliaⳠplanning history and practice. Australian Planner, 54(4), 225–233.
- (2019). Social benefits of market-based policy instruments for carbon and water
- (2018). Activity 340000.13: Scoping Study - Environmental Water Management in the Indo Pacific
- (2018). Transdisciplinary environmental research: Trial and evaluation
- (2017). Improving the integration of social sciences in environmental water management (Dr Rebecca Tharme)
- (2017). Indigenous guiding principles for environmental water management
- (2017). Victorian Rural Drainage Strategy - Traditional Owner Discussion Paper
- (2016). Indigenous water requirements: Methods for the determination of Indigenous water requirements and incorporation into water planning in the Fitzroy Valley, Kimberley
- (2016). Provision of Expert Opinion - Wai 2358 Freshwater Inquiry
- (2014). Managing Threats to Floodplain Biodiversity and Cultural Values (3.2)
- (2013). Recasting solutions to the Murray-Darling Basin crisis: recognising and valuing the role of Indigenous people
- (2011). Indigenous Biodiversity Management Theme Coordination
- (2011). Indigenous NRM Livelihoods
- (2011). Managing Threats to Floodplain Biodiversity and Cultural Values
|Sue joined Griffith University in 2013 as an Associate Professor/Principal Research Fellow. Sue came to Griffith having been employed by CSIRO where she took up a post-doctoral position under the Office of the Chief’s scholarship program in 2002. Prior to that she had lectured in the Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies at Charles Darwin University, Darwin.|
BScHons Bachelor Of Science With Honours, UNSW -
PhD Doctor of Philosophy, Macquarie University -
Future Fellowship, Australian Research Council 2014 -
Co-convenor, FutureWater Working Group – Rivers, flows and people: Connecting ecosystems with human communities, cultures, and livelihoods. -
Visiting Fellow, University of Melbourne 2011 -
Member, Institute of Australian Geographers -