- Australasia Pacific Extension Network (APEN) organised the Forum as part of its yearly programme.
- Natural Resources and Environment, Victoria (http://www.nre.vic.gov.au/) and
Land & Water Australia (http://www.lwa.gov.au)
provided financial assistance.
- Dr van de Fliert was brought to Victoria as part of the Enhancing International Science Networks Visiting Fellowship Program of the Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment. http://www.nre.vic.gov.au/
- Latrobe University (http://www.latrobe.edu.au) provided assistance in networking and producing these proceedings.