Publications on Sustainable Grazing

Click on the navigation bar at left to download or order these reports and books. 

Perspectives on managing grazing country: graziers talk about successfully managing their country

Edited by Maria Kraatz, Sally Sullivan, Wendy Tubman, Kate O'Donnell, based on interviews by Stephen Tapsall.

This set of four books produced by the Tropical Savannas CRC, describes the natural resource management as currently practiced by some successful graziers and pastoralists. It focuses on four savanna regions: the Victoria River District, Sturt Plateau, Cape River Catchment and the northern Gulf of Carpentaria.
Four books: $15 each.

More than can be said: A study of pastoralists' learning

Compiled by Allan Arnott and Rebecca Benson
This book includes interviews and stories collected from 18 pastoralists across northern Australia who took part in a TS–CRC study in 1998-99, telling researchers how they went about making changes on their properties.

Mitchell grass quality and quantity guide

A handy glove-box sized guide to pasture condition in the Northern Territory’s Barkly Tablelands region. The booklet contains information on grass curing, pasture quality and quantity and is well illustrated.

An Evaluation of 250m MODIS Satellite Data for Monitoring the Condition of Tropical Savanna Rangelands, VRD

This report from the Tropical Savannas CRC by Kate Richardson of NT DNRETA finds that MODIS satellite data is able to detect differences in rangeland condition. Changes or variation in cover levels, thus condition, are most apparent towards the end of the dry season when vegetation cover is senescent.


Purchases are made through the Darwin office. Payment is by credit card or cheque. Books are delivered upon receipt of payment.

To order, download our Publication Order form at the bottom of this page (two pages). You can also download it from our Publications Order page >>

Print the forms and either post or fax to us.
Post: Publication Orders, Tropical Savannas CRC, 21 Cananga Close, Kamerunga, Qld 4870
Fax: (07) 4039 4296

You can also pay directly by telephone with your credit card by ringing Peter Jacklyn with your order on 08 89466 285.  

* Please note that a number of publications can be downloaded free as PDFs — check publications' individual pages on navigation bar at left.