As most people working in the development industry will be aware, significant uncertainty exists in relation to the management and re-use of fill materials in the development and infrastructure industries following the Eclipse Resources Case.
As part of the Metronet project, the Public Transport Authority (PTA) is planning the Thornlie Line Extension between Thornlie and Cockburn. The project comprises a 17.5km extension to Cockburn Central station, with two new stations and park and ride facilities at Ranford Road and Nicholson Road in Canning Vale.
Aurora Environmental’s Brad Dermody presented at the ALGA Ecoforum conference in October 2016 delivering an analysis of how can we ensure the greatest environmental and social benefits from brownfield redevelopment in Perth. Aurora Environmental is continuing to observe the implementation of brownfield redevelopment as the State Government seeks to alleviate urban sprawl and increase land use density. Aurora Environmental also continues to provide advice to realise successful redevelopment of brownfield sites.
Aurora Environmental, in partnership with South Coast Natural Resource Management (NRM) Inc. have assessed the current status of climate planning for Local Government Authorities (LGAs) in the South Coast NRM Region.
Aurora Environmental would like to congratulate the South West Catchments Council for its special commendation in the Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence category of 'Coastal Planning Initiative' for the preparation of 'Coastal Action Plan - Binningup to Walpole'.
Aurora Environmental is pleased to announce its appointment by Aigle Royal Properties to provide environmental advise and management for all aspects of the remediation and redevelopment of the former WA Meat Industries Site in Midland.
Melanie Price from Aurora Environmental recently had the opportunity to present a keynote address at the Coastal Management Forum in Albany, which focused on achievements and innovation in coastal management.
If you are a land owner or developer in Wanneroo you should be aware that the City of Wanneroo has recently adopted a new planning policy that requires developers in the area to assess their land for the presence of karst (subterranean voids and pinnacles).
A recent change to the listings under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act 1999) potentially has significant ramifications for development proposals on the Swan Coastal Plain. On 26 August 2016, the Federal Minister for Environment and Heritage amended the list of threatened ecological communities (TECs) under Section 184 of the EPBC Act to include the ‘Banksia Woodlands of the Swan Coastal Plain ecological community’ in the endangered category.
We are excited to announce that Aurora Environmental will be presenting at ALGA’s EcoForum in Fremantle in October 2016. It will be an exciting event and an excellent forum to deliver our very topical presentations.
Aurora Environmental is pleased to have been appointed to the Western Australian Local Government Authority (WALGA) Preferred Supplier Panel for Natural Area Management and Environmental Consulting Services. Local Government Authorities can use the WALGA eQuotes system – a free, online request for quotation system, for purchasing of all goods and services.