Alistair Melzer
Dr. Alistair Melzer PhD Ecology University of Queensland

Dr. Alistair Melzer PhD Ecology University of Queensland

Central Queensland Environmental Surveys

Scientific Research

Alistair has provided impartial, expert advice to community, industry, state (New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland) and federal agencies as well as local governments on a variety of environmental issues associated with conservation biology, biodiversity management, environmental risks and coastal industrial development. He has been involved in the recovery planning processes for the bridled nailtail wallaby, hairy-nosed wombat and the yellow chat as well as conservation planning for the koala and some ecosystems.

Dr Melzer is a former Director of the Centre for Environmental Management, CQUniversity, Rockhampton (2001 to 31 December 2006) where he managed a multi disciplinary team of resource economists, marine, aquatic and terrestrial ecologists, ecotoxicologists and technical staff focused on industrial and resource management issues.

From March 2008, Dr Melzer has pursued an independent program of research, contract research and consulting through Central Queensland Environmental Surveys. He has authored or co-authored over 30 scientific papers and more than 60 technical reports. He is an Adjunct research Fellow at CQUniversity where he continues to supervise postgraduate and international students.

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