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We work with industry, government and the community to create change towards sustainable futures through research and consultancy.

Whether you have a problem that needs support or an idea for change, our innovative and solutions-focused approach can help you achieve it.

The Institute supports PhD and Masters postgraduate study by research.

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Major Projects

We have led many groundbreaking and high-profile research projects in collaboration with governments, businesses and communities seeking to create change towards sustainable futures.
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Mapping our work to the SDGs

After 20 years of ethical, independent and rigorous sustainability research, ISF is aligning with the SDGs to continue our efforts in creating lasting change.
Rather than getting hot under the collar over Australia’s energy crunch, ISF researchers are suggesting some low cost, clean and reliable solutions in these two recent Conversation articles.
When a president bans a dangerous weedicide and actively promotes organic farming, ‘business-as-usual’ is no longer an option.
A new book that examines the role of transdisciplinarity and its potential to address some of the apparently intractable problems facing society is now available from Routledge.
In a recent discussion paper on the trends and potential disruptions to Australia’s urban water futures, the authors imagine an ideal future for urban water.

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