Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods
Charles Darwin University,
Darwin NT 0909 Australia

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Current activities

Christy Davies joined CDU in early 2018, continuing her work on Project A12 - 'Australia's Northern Seascape: assessing the status of threatened and migratory marine species' focusing on the Indigenous Partnerships component of the project.


Christy worked at the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) from late 2011 to early 2018. As an I-Tracker Project Officer, she provided on-ground and workshop training and technical support to Indigenous rangers and ranger coordinators with a particular focus on terrestrial management issues. Christy also led NAILSMA's contribution to collaborative research projects with Indigenous partners including two of the three case studies comprising the NERP Northern Australia Hub Project 5.1 ‘Partnerships and tools to support biodiversity monitoring by Indigenous land and sea managers', and more recently the NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub Projects A1 and A12.

Christy has completed a Bachelor of Applied Science at the University of Canberra, majoring in Natural Resource Management. She undertook a field-based Honours research project on Pig-nosed Turtles (Carettochelys insculpta) in the Daly River, NT.  She has worked with the Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator, the Australian Greenhouse Office and the CRC for Freshwater Ecology at the University of Canberra. As a monitoring officer at the CRC, her work focused on programs monitoring the aquatic health of freshwater systems throughout the ACT and the NSW alpine region. More recently she was a monitoring support officer for the Supervising Scientist Division, based in Kakadu National Park.

Academic qualifications

B. App. Sc. (hons)

Membership of key national committees