Toni Cannard

Phone number: c/ CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere 07 38335914

Degree Program: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 

PhD Thesis Title: Coastal Management: Are Legal Instruments, Processes and Decisions Taking Into Account the Triple Bottom Line? 

Professor Stuart Kaye, Director and Professor at ANCORS
Professor Warwick Gullett, Dean of Law and Professor at ANCORS
Professor Richard Kenchington, Professor at ANCORS


Toni Cannard is a transdisciplinary coastal ecological economist with CSIRO’s coastal research theme, she also has a supporting science role resulting in the opportunity to work on many research projects. Some examples including management strategy evaluation, water quality, ecological restoration, economics, and near real-time information systems. 

Through the CSIRO Coastal Collaboration cluster, Toni is also experienced in the social science aspects of coastal science. Toni co-leads the Slacks Creek Catchment Restoration Caring for our Country project funded by the Australian Federal Government. Toni currently works on several other projects including the Australian Coastal Ecosystem TERN Facility, and the CSIRO Coastal Carbon cluster. She recently worked on the FRDC (Fisheries Research and Development Corporation) Social indicators for fisheries project and the Economic survey of the Queensland Commercial Coral Reef Fin-Fish Fishery.’ 

Research interests:

Natural Resource Management, Ecological Economics, Coastal Ecology, Sustainability, Natural Resource Economics, Coastal Research and Management, Behavioural Economics, Fisheries 


Kate Brooks, Jacki Schirmer b, Sean Pascoe c, Lianos Triantafillos d, Eddie Jebreen e, Toni Cannard c, Cathy M. Dichmont c: Selecting and assessing social objectives for Australian fisheries management. Marine Policy 03/2015; 53:111- 122.

Sean Pascoe, Toni Cannard, Eddie Jebreen, Catherine M Dichmont, Jacki Schirmer: Satisfaction with fishing and the desire to leave.. AMBIO A Journal of the Human Environment 11/2014;

Sean Pascoe, Kate Brooks, Toni Cannard, Catherine M. Dichmont, Eddie Jebreen, Jacki Schirmer, Lianos Triantafillos: Social objectives of fisheries management: What are managers' priorities?. Ocean & Coastal Management 09/2014; 98:1–10.

Olivier Thébaud, James Innes, Ana Norman-López, Stephanie Slade, Darren Cameron, Toni Cannard, Tickell; Sharon, John Kung, Brigid Kerrigan, Lew Williams, L. Richard Little: Micro-economic drivers of profitability in an ITQ-managed fishery: an analysis of the Queensland Coral Reef Fin-Fish Fishery. Marine Policy 01/2014; 43:200-207.

Beverley Clarke, Laura Stocker, Brian Coffey, Peat Leith, Nick Harvey, Claudia Baldwin, Tom Baxter, Gonni Bruekers, Chiara Danese Galano, Meg Good, Marcus Haward, Carolyn Hofmeester, Debora Martins De Freitas, Taryn Mumford, Melissa Nursey-Bray, Lorne Kriwoken, Jenny Shaw, Janette Shaw, Tim Smith, Dana Thomsen, David Wood, Toni Cannard: Enhancing the knowledge–governance interface: Coasts, climate and collaboration. Ocean & Coastal Management 12/2013;

Toni Cannard, David Milton: Habitat Preference and Factors Contributing to the increase in numbers of Bush Stone-Curlew ( Burhinus Grallarius ) on Coochiemudlo Island, South-East Queensland. The Sunbird. 01/2012; 42(2):61-72.

Last reviewed: 21 May, 2015