What we do

Coutts J&R provides you with industry leading expertise and tools to collect, interpret and effectively use information to make the best decisions for your project and program. Our expertise is in undertaking reviews, establishing evaluation frameworks, planning and undertaking monitoring and evaluation activities (or mentoring your staff as they undertake the process) and measuring and reporting on impact. Our challenge is to make sure that you have the information you need to make the most informed decisions and meet your reporting requirements.

Monitoring, Evaluation & Reviews

M&E planning & frameworks
Program & project evaluations
M&E management & support
Benefit Cost Analysis

Data Management & Reporting

Planning and managing data collation
YourDATA development and support
Data analysis and reporting

Communication Evaluation

Evaluation plans for communication programs
Defining objectives and KPIs
Reviews of communication programs

News Updates

  • New Agriculture Minister says Labour’s drought policy an ‘evolution’


    The new Federal Minister for Agriculture is reviewing the former government’s approach to addressing drought. This could have implications for the current form of the Future Drought Fund Programs that commenced last year.  However, the focus will remain on developing plans before droughts hit: “It’s widely agreed that the worst time to try and develop a clear-eyed drought policy is during the natural disaster.”

    The new Labor government has also highlighted their plans for rural and regional Australia:


  • Reef Water Quality Report Card 2020 released

    The Reef Water Quality Report Card 2020 was just released by the DAF Queensland Reef Water Quality Program and details progress towards the Reef 2050 Water Quality Improvement Plan targets up to June 2020. The report card outlines results from the Paddock to Reef Integrated Monitoring, Modelling and Reporting Program. Overall, the results show continued progress towards the water quality targets. The report card can be access online at https://reportcard.reefplan.qld.gov.au/

  • Successful 2022 APEN Conference

    The 2022 APEN Conference was successfully held online over the 9-11 February 2022 – with the theme of ‘Facilitating Change and the Opportunity from Disruption’. Over three exciting days, conference attendees had the choice of attending one of 3 masterclasses, a welcome function including an online trivia event, networking breakout sessions, 6 keynote speakers, APEN awards ceremony hosted by Libby Price followed by dinner speaker Tangaroa Walker, 86 presentation and poster sessions and finally finishing with a fun and interactive closing session. The Masterclasses were attended by 68 people in total and the conference attracted a total of 282 delegates supported by 26 incredible sponsors that enabled this conference to be the success that it was. More information on the conference can be found on the website: https://www.apenconference.com.au/

Latest Post

  • Jeff’s Blog April 2022
    I could start with an apology for the length of time between blog updates – not a good practice with websites I am told – however, we have all been distracted by the pandemic and world events and time just flows on!  And hopefully there is a lot of patience and understanding out in the …continue reading → Jeff’s Blog April 2022