HQ address: PO Box 6811
Type of Organisation: Closed down 2006
Interest in Forestry: central
Our mission is to support the sustainable use, management and conservation of Australia's tropical rainforests through world-class research, training and technology transfer.
Our vision is to see the rainforests of Australia managed and utilised in a scientifically sound and sustainable manner to yield economic and social benefits to the community while ensuring conservation of the unique cultural and natural features of the rainforest.
For Regional Management:
To create a management framework for ecologically sustainable management and conservation of rainforest regions.
For Regional Conservation:
To provide a sound scientific basis for conservation and management of the rainforest's natural and cultural features.
For Rainforest Tourism:
To assist in the development of a vibrant tourism industry that is in harmony with the rainforest resource on which its long term existence depends.
For Indigenous Involvement:
To promote Indigenous involvement in all facets of research and management which will incorporate recognition and respect for Indigenous rights and interests.
For Rainforests Globally:
To establish the Rainforest CRC as a model for delivery of rainforest research and sustainable management.
For Centre Management
To continue as a major international and international force will into the 21st Century.