Gecko perched on a branch

Rhynchoedura ornata, Upper Central Wheatbelt / photo by Meg Hele


A review of best-practice governance models for mission oriented multi-sector research collaborations was used to guide the final governance arrangements for the Institute.

Our governance framework:

  • Guarantees the Institute remains focused on addressing end-user knowledge needs;
  • Places Western Australian biodiversity research capability at the forefront of global biodiversity scientific endeavour; and
  • Ensures that the optimal quantum of resources is allocated to the scientific endeavour, rather than administration.

The Board