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Research interests

Julian is a Research Fellow and PhD candidate with RIEL in the College of Engineering, IT and Environment specialising in Indigenous commercial utilisation of wildlife.  He is interested in sustainable use of natural resources and is currently involved in research and development of the emerging Kakadu plum industry.  He coordinates the SID300/500 Professional Practice in Science and ENV317/517 Natural Resource and Indigenous Livelihoods units. He holds degrees in Botany and Natural Resource Management.

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indigenous peoples Agriculture & Biology
plums Agriculture & Biology
natural resource Earth & Environmental Sciences
Northern Territory Agriculture & Biology
land management Agriculture & Biology
resource management Earth & Environmental Sciences
Cycadaceae Agriculture & Biology
plant products Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 2005 2019

Kakadu Plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana) as a Sustainable Indigenous Agribusiness

Gorman, J. T., Wurm, P. A. S., Vemuri, S., Brady, C. & Sultanbawa, Y., 20 Nov 2019, In : Economic Botany. p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

indigenous peoples
plant products
supply chain

A precursor to entrepreneurialism on aboriginal lands of the northern territory of Australia

Gorman, J. & Vemuri, S., 1 Apr 2017, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurship. 21, 1, p. 16-31 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Resource management
Management activities

Production of Terminalia ferdinandiana excell. (‘Kakadu plum’) in northern Australia

Gorman, J., Courtenay, K. & Brady, C., 1 Jan 2017, Australian Native Plants: Cultivation and Uses in the Health and Food Industries. Sultanbawa, Y. & Sultanbawa, F. (eds.). Boca Raton, United States: CRC Press, Vol. 17. p. 89-103 15 p. (Traditional herbal medicines for modern times).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

16 Downloads (Pure)

Factors Influencing the Growth of the Floriculture Industry in the Monsoonal Tropics of the Northern Territory, Australia

Gorman, J., Cunningham, A. B., Wei, S., Marcsik, D. & Hoult, M., Dec 2015, In : Acta Horticulturae. 1104_62, p. 421-427 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Northern Territory
growth factors


Sustainable tourism and alternative livelihood development on Atauro Island, Timor-Leste, through pro-poor, community-based ecotourism

Author: Dias Quintas, J. F., 2016

Supervisor: Edyvane, K. (Supervisor), Stanley, O. (Supervisor), Wegner, A. (Supervisor) & Gorman, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters by Research - CDU