All planning decisions made by the Department of Parks and Widlife are based on timely and accurate knowledge.

Information systems are a primary mechanism for gathering, integrating, summarising and disseminating this knowledge. Our focus is on research into new and improved information and knowledge management techniques.

What we do

  • Research, develop and implement systems that improve access to information and knowledge about the Western Australia's natural environment
  • Develop techniques for analysing and presenting biodiversity research and data in an integrated format
  • Ensure that all science projects are underpinned by statistically sound project design, and results are analysed by suitable methods
  • Manage the Science Division's datasets
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Key activities and projects

Our researchers and their areas of expertise