Dr Peter Stone

Research Director


Peter Stone is a Research Program Director at CSIRO, and leads CSIRO’s work on the development of northern Australia. His work history includes farm management, food industry consulting and grain marketing. He has worked as a research agronomist throughout Australia and overseas.

His most recent research has focused on identifying the scale and location of opportunities for developing northern Australia. This has included projects such as the Northern Australia Land and Water Science Review, the Flinders-Gilbert Agricultural Resource Assessment, and work relating to mosaic irrigation, land tenure and transport logistics.

Academic Qualifications

  • GraduateAustralian Institute of Company Directors2013
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Crop Physiology)University of Melbourne1996
  • Master of Agricultural Science (Agronomy)University of Melbourne1991
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Economics)University of Melbourne1988

External Publications Lists

Google Scholar vlUhU44AAAAJ
Researcher ID B-9569-2011

Contact information


  • +61 7 3833 5659
  • +61 419 285 192 (Mobile)

Postal address:

GPO BOX 2583