Horticulture and Aquaculture (Top End)

Scott Mcdonald
Team Leader

The Horticulture and Aquaculture team (Top End) are responsible for the delivery of horticulture and aquaculture programs to clients across the Northern Territory.

Our team has a strong focus on sustainable technologies and practices and was the winner of the Chairman's Award at the 2011 Melaleuca Environmental Excellence Awards.

The team is also responsible for the delivery of specialised industry programs including:

  • SmartTrain Chemical Accreditation
  • 4x4 vehicle recovery course
  • ATV quad training.

Our staff deliver training to Charles Darwin University and secondary school students, industry clients, remote communities, and internationally. We can travel to all corners of the Northern Territory and beyond to meet the needs of our clients.

Courses delivered by the team:



Rural Operations


Scholarships may be available in some programs.

Contact the team:

Team leader: Scott McDonald
T: 08 8946 7254
E: scott.mcdonald@cdu.edu.au

Customer service officer: Amanda Watters
T: 08 8946 7513
E: horticulture@cdu.edu.au

E: aquaculture@cdu.edu.au

Campus: Casuarina