Refereed journal papers

2014

Mendham, E., and Curtis, A. (2014) What lies beneath?: rural landholder interpretation of the risks of aquifer exploitation. Journal of Hydrology 511: 180-189.

Sinclair, K., Curtis, A., Mendham, E., and M. Mitchell (2014) Can resilience thinking provide useful insights for those examining efforts to transform contemporary agriculture. Agriculture and Human Values. DOI 10.1007/s10460-014-9488-4.

Sharp, E. and Curtis, A. (In Press) Can NRM agencies rely on capable and effective staff to build trust in the agency? Australasian Journal of Environmental Management.

Groth, T., Curtis, A., Mendham, E., and E. Toman (In Press) Using a collective identity construct to explore occupational identity in multifunctional landscapes. Australian Geographer.

Curtis, A., Ross, H., Marshall, G.R., Baldwin, C., Cavaye, J., Freeman, C., Carr, A., and Syme, G. The great experiment with devolved NRM governance: lessons from community engagement in Australia and New Zealand since the 1980s. (In Press) Australasian Journal of Environmental Management (invited paper for special edition)

2013

Mazur, N., Curtis, A., and Rogers, M. (2013) Do you see what I see? Rural landholders’ belief in climate change. Society and Natural Resources. DOI:10.1080/08941920.2012.686650

Race, D.H., and Curtis, A., (In Press) Reflections on the effectiveness of market-based instruments to secure long-term environmental gains in South East Australia. Society and Natural Resources  

Lennox, G., and Curtis, A. (2013) Trends in absentee ownership of rural land since European occupation of south east Australia.Australian Geographer 44(4): 419-433.

Wibowo, L.R., Race, D.H., and Curtis, A.L. (2013) Policy under pressure: policy analysis of community-based forest management in Indonesia. International Forestry Review 15 (3): 398-405.

Rawluk, A., Curtis, A., Sharp, E., Kelly, B., Jakeman, T., Ross, A., Arshad, M., Brodie, R., Pollino, C., Sinclair, D., Croke, B., and Querishi, E. (2013) Managed Aquifer Recharge in farming landscapes using large floods: an opportunity to improve outcomes for the MDB? Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 20(1): 34-49.

Sharp, E., Thwaites, R., Curtis, A., and Millar, J. (2013) Factors affecting community-agency trust before, during and after a wildfire: An Australian case study. Journal of Environmental Management 130:10-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.08.037

2012

Rawluk, A., Curtis, A., Sharp, E., Kelly, B., Jakeman, T., Ross, A., Arshad, M., Brodie, R., Pollino, C., Sinclair, D., Croke, B., and Querishi, E. (2012) Managed Aquifer Recharge in farming landscapes using large floods: an opportunity to improve outcomes for the MDB? Accepted for publication in the Australasian Journal of Environmental Management (August 2012). DOI: 10.1080/14486563.2 PDF Version

Race, D.H, Curtis, A., and Sample, R. (2012) Restoring the bush on private land: perspectives of landholders in Victoria. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 19 (4): 227-240. DOI 10:1080/14486563.2012.719347

Minato, W., Curtis, A., and Allan, C. (2012) Understanding the role and influence of social norms: lessons for NRM. Local Environment. ID:714758 DOI:10.1080/13549839.2012.714758

Rogers, M., Curtis, A., and Mazur, N. (2012) The influence of cognitive processes on rural landholder responses to climate change. Journal of Environmental Management JEMA-D-11-00966R2 (accepted July 19 2012).

Mitchell, M., Curtis, A., Sharp, E., and Mendham, E. (2012) Directions for social research to underpin improved groundwater management. Journal of Hydrology. 448-449, 223-231. DOI information: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.04.056.

Mendham, E., Curtis, A., and Millar, J. (In Press) The natural resource management implications of rural property turnover. Ecology and Society: Special Issue: Applying Landscape Science to Natural Resource Management.

Mitchell, M., Curtis, A., and Davidson, P. (2012) Can triple bottom line reporting become a cycle for ‘double loop’ learning and radical change? Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, 25:6 1048-1068.

Zukowski, S., Watts, R., and Curtis, A. (2012) Linking biology to fishing regulations: Australia’s Murray crayfish (Euastacus armatus). Ecological Management and Restoration, 12:2 183-190.

Sharp, E., Curtis, A., Thwaites, R., and Millar, J. (2012) Trust and trustworthiness: conceptual distinctions and their implications for natural resources management Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. DOI:10.1080/09640568.2012.717052 

2011

Ticehurst, J.L., Curtis, A. and Merritt, W.S. (2011) Using Bayesian Networks to complement conventional analyses to explore landholder management of native vegetation. Environmental Modelling & Software, 26:52-65.

Stewart, H.T.L., Race, D.H., and Curtis, A.L. (2011) New forests in changing landscapes in south-east Australia. International Forestry Review, 13(1): 67-79.

Stewart, H.T.L., Race, D.H., Curtis, A.L., and Stewart, A.J.K. (2011) A case study of socio-economic returns from farm forestry and agriculture in south east Australia. Forest Policy & Economics 13: 390–395.

Zukowski, S., Curtis, A., and Watts, R. (2011) Using fisher local ecological knowledge to improve management: the Murray Crayfish in Australia. Fisheries Research, 110: 120–127

Seymour, E., Curtis, A., and Pannell, D. (2011) Same river, different values and why it matters Ecological Management & Restoration, 12(3): 207-213.

2010

  1. Ticehurst, J.L., A. Curtis, and W.S Merritt. (2010) Using Bayesian Networks to complement conventional analyses to explore landholder management of native vegetation. Environmental Modelling & Software 26:52-65. PDF Version
  2. Earl, G., Curtis, A., and Allan C. (In Press) Between carrots and big sticks: a duty of care for biodiversity conservation: towards a shared understanding. Environmental Management 45(3): 425-428. PDF Version
  3. Curtis, A., and Lefroy, T. (2010) Beyond threat and asset-based approaches to natural resource management in Australia. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 17: 134-141. PDF Version
  4. Seymour, E. J., Curtis, A., Pannell, D. J., Allan, C., & Roberts, A. M. (2010). Understanding the role of assigned values in natural resource management. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 17(3), 142-153. PDF Version
  5. Mendham, E., and Curtis, A. (2010) Taking over the reins: trends and impacts of changes in rural property ownership. Society and Natural Resources 23(7): 653-668 PDF Version
  6. Minato, W., Curtis, A., and Allan, C. (In Press) Social norms and natural resource management in a changing community. Submitted to Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning ( accepted October 2010). PDF Version
  7. Earl, G., Curtis, A., and Allan, C. (2010) Social acceptability of a duty of care for biodiversity. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 17: 8-17. PDF Version
  8. Lockwood, M., Davidson, J., Curtis, A., Stratford, E., and R. Griffith. (2010) Governance principles for natural resource management. Society and Natural Resources. PDF Version

2009

  1. Lockwood, M., Davidson, J., Stratford, E., Curtis, A., and R. Griffith. (2009) Multi-level environmental governance: lessons from Australia for natural resource management. Australian Geographer, 40 (2): 169-186. PDF Version

2008

  1. Atkinson, J., Black, R., and Curtis, A. (2008) Exploring the digital divide in an Australian regional city: Albury as a case study. Australian Geographer. PDF version
  2. Mendham, E., and Curtis, A. (2008) Taking over the reins: trends and impacts of changes in rural property ownership. Society and Natural Resources. PDF version
  3. Harrington, C., Curtis, A., and Black, R. (2008) Locating communities in natural resource management. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning. PDF Version
  4. Mitchell, M., Curtis, A., and Davidson, P. (2008) Evaluating the process of triple bottom line reporting: increasing the potential for change. Local Environment. PDF version
  5. Allan, C., Curtis, A., Stankey, G., and Shindler, B. (2008) Adaptive management and watersheds: a social science perspective. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. PDF version
  6. Mazur, N., and Curtis, A. (2008) Understanding community perceptions of aquaculture: lessons from Australia . Aquaculture International. PDF version

2007

  1. Mendham, E., Millar, J., and Curtis, A. (2007) Landholder participation in native vegetation management in irrigation areas. Ecological Management and Restoration 8 (1):42-48. PDF version
  2. Race, D., and Curtis, A. (2007) Adoption of farm forestry in Victoria: linking policy with practice. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 14 (3): 166-179. PDF version

2006

  1. Wilson, A., Jansen, A., Curtis, A., and Robertson, A. (2006) Measuring riparian condition: a comparison of assessments by landholders and scientists. Ecological Management and Restoration 7 (2):123-129. PDF version
  2. Mazur, N., and Curtis, A. (2006) Risk perceptions, aquaculture, and issues of trust: lessons from Australia . Society and Natural Resources. 19 (9): 791-808. PDF version
  3. Pannell, D.J., Marshall, G.R., Barr, N., Curtis, A., Vanclay, F., and Wilkinson, R. (2006) Understanding and promoting adoption of conservation technologies by rural landholders. Australasian Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 46 (11): 1407-1424. PDF version

2005

  1. Curtis, A., Byron, I., and MacKay, J. Integrating socio-economic and biophysical data to underpin collaborative watershed management. (2005) Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 41(3):549-563 PDF version
  2. Bammer, G., Mobbs, C., Lande, R., Dovers, S., and Curtis, A. (2005) An introduction to Australian case studies of integration in natural resource management. Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 12 (supplementary issue):3-5. PDF version
  3. Allan, C., and Curtis, A. (2005) Nipped in the bud: Why regional scale adaptive management is not blooming. Submitted to Environmental Management. Environmental Management, 36(3):414-425. PDF version

2004

  1. Paton, S., Curtis, A., McDonald, G., and Woods, M. Regional NRM – is it sustainable? (2004) Australasian Journal of Environmental Management 11(4):259-267. PDF version
  2. Hamilton, S.D., O’Dwyer, C.O., Dettmann, P.D, and Curtis, A. (2004) The habitat quality of private land box-ironbark remnant vegetation in southern Australia. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 25(1): 19-42. PDF version
  3. Grant, A., and Curtis, A. (2004) Refining evaluation criteria for public participation using stakeholder perspectives of process and outcomes. Rural Society, 14(2):142-163. PDF version

2003

  1. Curtis, A., Byron, I., and McDonald, S. (2003) Integrating spatially referenced social and biophysical data to explore landholder responses to dryland salinity in Australia. Journal of Environmental Management, 68 (4): 397-407.PDF version
  2. Curtis, A., and Robertson, A. (2003) Understanding landholder management of river frontages: the Goulburn Broken. Ecological Management and Restoration 4(1):45-54. PDF version
  3. Curtis, A., and Robertson, A. (2003) Who are program managers working with and does it matter? The experience with river frontage management in the Goulburn Broken. Natural Resource Management, 6(2): 25-32. PDF version
  4. Allan, C., and Curtis, A. (2003) Regional scale adaptive management: lessons from the North East Salinity Strategy (NESS). Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 10(2): 76-84. PDF version
  5. Allan, C., and Curtis, A. (2003) Learning to implement adaptive management. Natural Resource Management, 6(1) 25-30. PDF version

2002

  1. Curtis, A., Shindler, B., and Wright, A. (2002) Sustaining local watershed initiatives: lessons from Landcare and Watershed Councils. Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 38(5): 1207-1216. PDF version
  2. Curtis, A., MacKay, J., and McDonald, S. (2002) Using spatial data to explore landholder awareness and concern about dryland salinity. Australian Geographer, 33(2):159-170.
  3. Allan, C., Curtis, A. (2002) Using Participatory Rural Appraisal to understand rural communities. Natural Resources Management, 5(1): 28-34.PDF version
  4. Byron, I., and Curtis, A. (2002) Maintaining volunteer commitment to local watershed initiatives. Environmental Management, 30(1): 59-67. PDF version
  5. Lockwood, M., Hawkes, M. and Curtis, A. (2002) Potential of revegetation incentives to meet biodiversity and salinity objectives: a study from the Goulburn Broken Catchment. Australian Journal of Environmental Management, 9: 79-88.

2001

  1. Curtis, A., Lockwood, M., and MacKay, J. (2001) Exploring landholder willingness and capacity to manage dryland salinity in the Goulburn Broken Catchment. Australian Journal of Environmental Management, 8: 20-31. PDF version
  2. Byron, I., and Curtis, A. (2001) Landcare in Australia: burned out and browned off. Local Environment, 6(3): 313-328. PDF version
  3. Byron, I., and Curtis, A. (2001) Assessing and managing burnout in Landcare. Natural Resources Management, 4(1) 10-24. PDF version
  4. Byron, I., Curtis, A., and Lockwood, M. (2001) Exploring burnout in Australia’s Landcare program: a case study in the Shepparton region. Society and Natural Resources, 14: 903-912. PDF version
  5. Sobels, J., and Curtis, A. (2001) Landcare networks: establishing viable local organisations in rural Australia. Natural Resources Management, 4(2) 22-28. PDF version
  6. Sobels, J., Curtis, A., and Lockie, S. (2001) The role of Landcare networks in rural Australia: exploring the contribution of social capital. Journal of Rural Studies, 17(3) 265-276. PDF version
  7. Curtis, A., Van Nouhuys, M., Robinson, W. and MacKay, J. (2000) Exploring Landcare effectiveness using organisational theory. Australian Geographer, 31(3) 349-366. PDF version
  8. Curtis, A., and Lockwood, M. (2000) Landcare and catchment management in Australia: lessons for state-sponsored community participation. Society and Natural Resources, 13: 61-73. PDF version
  9. Curtis, A., (2000). Landcare: approaching the limits of volunteer action. Australian Journal of Environmental Management, 6: 26-34. PDF version
  10. Sobels, J., and Curtis, A. (2001) Landcare Networks: establishing viable local organisations in rural Australia. Natural Resources Management, 4(2): 22-28. PDF version

2000

  1. Dettmann, P.D., Hamilton, S.D., and Curtis, A. (2000) Understanding landholder values and intentions to improve remnant vegetation management in Australia: the box-ironbark case study. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 16(3): 93-105. PDF version
  2. Curtis, A. (2000) Exploring Landcare from a volunteer perspective. Rural Society, 10:1, 47-63. PDF version

1999

  1. Curtis, A. (1999) Landcare: beyond onground work. Natural Resources Management, 2(2) 4-9. PDF version
  2. Millar, J., and Curtis, A. (1999) Challenging the boundaries of local and scientific knowledge: Opportunities for developing temperate upland pasture systems in Australia. Agriculture and Human Values, 16: 389-399. PDF version
  3. Curtis, A., and Van Nouhuys, M. (1999) Landcare participation in Australia: the volunteer perspective. Sustainable Development, 7(2) 98-111. PDF version
  4. Race, D., Curtis, A., and Booth, B. (1999) Carob agroforestry industry: An assessment of its potential for the low rainfall Murray valley region. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 39: 325-324. PDF version
  5. Curtis, A., Britton, A., and Sobels, J. (1999) Landcare networks as local organisations contributing to state-sponsored community participation. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 42: 1. 5-21. PDF version
  6. Race, D., and Curtis, A. (1999) Farm forestry in Australia: improving links between small-scale growers and industry. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 13(4), 67-86. PDF version
  7. Millar, J. and Curtis, A. (1999) Exploring the nature and role of farmer knowledge in the Murray-Darling Basin. Rural Society, 9(1) 301-312. PDF version

1998 - 1993

  1. Curtis, A. (1998) The agency/community partnership in Landcare: lessons for state-sponsored citizen resource management. Environmental Management, 22:4, 563-574. PDF version
  2. Curtis, A., Race, D., and Robertson, A. (1998) Lessons from recent evaluations of natural resource management programs in Australia. Australian Journal of Environmental Management, 5:2, 109-119. PDF version
  3. Spencer, C., Robertson, A., and Curtis, A. (1998) Development and testing of a rapid appraisal wetland condition index in south-eastern Australia. Journal of Environmental Management, 54: 143-159. PDF version
  4. Curtis, A., and De Lacy, T. (1998) Landcare, stewardship and sustainable agriculture in Australia. Environmental Values, 7:59-78. PDF version
  5. Race, D. and Curtis, A. (1998) Socio-economic considerations for regional farm forestry development. Australian Forestry, 60:4, 233-239. PDF version
  6. Curtis, A., Davidson, P., and De Lacy, T. (1997) The participation and experience of women in landcare. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 10(2/3), 37-55. PDF version
  7. Millar, J. and Curtis, A. (1997) Moving farmer knowledge beyond the farm gate: An Australian study of farmer knowledge in group learning. European Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 4: 2, 133-142. PDF version
  8. Millar, J., Curtis, A., and De Lacy, T. (1997) Perennial grasses in Australia: the place for local knowledge. Rangelands Journal, 19:2,6-11. PDF version
  9. Millar, J., and Curtis, A. (1997) Perennial Grasses: finding the balance. Australian Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 10:1,21-28. PDF version
  10. Curtis, A., and De Lacy, T. (1996) Landcare in Australia: does it make a difference. Journal of Environmental Management, 46:119-137. PDF version
  11. Curtis, A., and De Lacy, T. (1996) Landcare in Australia: beyond the expert farmer. Agriculture and Human Values, 13:1, 20-31. PDF version
  12. Race, D., and Curtis, A. (1996) Farm forestry: how things stand. Australian Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 9:2, 29-35. PDF version
  13. Race, D., and Curtis, A. (1996) Farm forestry in Australia: review of a national program. Agroforestry System, 34:2, 179-192. PDF version
  14. East, J., Wood, M., McNaught, I., Yapp, G., Reinke, K., and Curtis, A. (1996) Landcare GIS- an information system for the National Landcare Program. Australian Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 9:4, 34-40. PDF version
  15. Curtis, A., Birckhead, J. and De Lacy, T. (1995) Community participation in landcare policy in Australia: The Victorian experience with regional landcare plans. Society and Natural Resources, 8: 415-430. PDF version
  16. Curtis, A. and De Lacy, T. (1995) Landcare Evaluation in Australia: towards an effective partnership between agencies, community groups and researchers. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 50(1): 15-20. PDF version
  17. Curtis, A. (1995) Landcare in Victoria: the state of play. Australian Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 8:2, 17-23. PDF version
  18. Curtis, A., and De Lacy, T. (1995) Examining the assumptions underlying landcare. Rural Society, 5:2/3, 44-55. PDF version
  19. Curtis, A., De Lacy, T. and Klomp, N. (1993) Landcare in Victoria: are we gaining ground? Australian Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 6:2, 20-27. PDF version
  20. Curtis, A. (1993) Landcare in the Murray-Darling Basin: landcare groups to share in decision making as the next step in community development. Australian Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 6:3, 7-12. PDF version
  21. Curtis, A., De Lacy, T. and Klomp, N. (1993) Assessing the effectiveness of landcare groups: the Victorian experience. Regional Journal of Social Issues, 27: 78-91. PDF version