The documents below provide information on various aspects of ARI's research, client feedback, and direction:
ARI eNews - research news for ARI
The ARI eNews aims to keep our colleagues, collaborators, clients and stakeholders up to date with the latest research and activities that ARI is involved in. It highlights recent projects, media interviews and releases, publications, videos and other relevant events.
- It is delivered via email 3-4 times a year. If you are interested in receiving the ARI eNews please email firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be put on the mailing list.
Recent issues of the ARI eNews are available to view online:
ARI eNews Issue 18, December 2016
ARI eNews Issue 17, September 2016
ARI eNews Issue 16, May 2016
ARI eNews Issue 15, December 2015
ARI annual report 2015-2016
The ARI Annual Report 2015-2016 provides a summary of our research highlights and key activities. The document also includes our research strategy and strategic framework, and demonstrates our multiple collaborators and partnerships. Our Annual Report shares some of our great science stories
and reinforces the Institute's role as the pre-eminent ecological advisor to Government in Victoria.
ARI operational plan 2014-2015
The ARI Operational Plan 2014-2015 provides a summary of the Institute's plans for the 2014-15 financial year. It includes information about our structure, staff, funding and projects. It also contains research and strategic highlights from the 2013-14 year. The Plan articulates the
effectiveness of our partnerships and shares some of our great science stories.
ARI client survey 2015
ARI recognises the need for reliable client feedback to drive improvement in project delivery, address any specific delivery issues, and gather information for annual performance reporting. ARI's first client survey was conducted in September 2013 and follow up surveys have been conducted each year since.
Summary of 2015 results:
- >95% of clients rated the quality of ARI's project outputs as good, very good or excellent
- >95% of clients rated the robustness and ARI's science as good, very good or excellent
- >95% of clients rated their overall satisfaction with ARI's services as good, very good or excellent
- Satisfaction scores for all ten performance areas maintained or increased when compared to 2014
More detail on the survey and the feedback is included in the documents below:
ARI research strategy 2012-2016
ARI's Research Strategy was launched in 2012 and is available below. It sets the research priorities and directions for the Institute for the years up to 2016. The Research Strategy details ARI's vision, objective, guiding principles, research themes and future directions. The Strategy
aims to assist staff, management and stakeholders by providing guidance for development of new projects, capability of staff and for strategic partnerships.