- Few Australians directly experience the red-sand dunes of the Simpson Desert but the benefits of managing these iconic areas for sustained production of conservation flow to all.
- The alternative, desertification, currently threatends nearly half the area of all dry-lands, both worldwide and in Australia, causes huge economic loss (US$42 billion in agricultural losses worldwide), and affects human welfare and security.
Investigation of the benefits of feral predator removal on biodiversity, the role of small wooded plant life in promoting diversity in arid Australia, the importance of local-regional dynamics and biotic interactions, and the impacts on diversity of grazing, predation and fire.
- Residents from wider vicinity
- Any other interested members of the public
- Tourism bureau
- Aboriginal community
- National Parks