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1705, 2018

The Importance of Groundwater and Surface Water Monitoring

Do you have a land development opportunity that you want to progress in the next couple of years?  If so then it’s time to start thinking about groundwater and surface water monitoring. Better Urban Water Management requires all developments to have at least 2 winters of monitoring data (exceptions apply [...]

604, 2018

Acceptance onto Outlook Committee by the UDIA Council

Congratulations Caitlin on being accepted onto the Outlook Committee by the UDIA Council! Providing an invaluable contribution, UDIA Committees ensure the work undertaken by UDIA best serve the industry and its members. Being a part of the committee creates opportunities for professional development, networking, growth and engagement of young professionals [...]

504, 2018

Nomination for UDIA Women in Leadership Award

360 Environmental Company Director Tamara Smith was delighted to nominate Justine Jones for the UDIA Women in Leadership WA division award.  Justine, Principal Hydrologist at 360 Environmental, has been an active member of the land development consulting community for almost 7 years in WA.  Over that time she has actively [...]

102, 2018

5 Steps to Rehabilitation Success!

The keys to stopping erosion, establishing vegetation and protecting waterways. To successfully rehabilitate land it is important to follow tried and tested methods. Here are 5 steps to set you up for success: Understand your local environment and constraints. Are your soils dispersive, saline, acidic or low in nutrients? Representative [...]

1901, 2018

360’s Michelle Rhodes to Present at Kwinana Outer Harbour Forum

360's Michelle Rhodes is presenting at the Kwinana Outer Harbour Forum on the 29th of January. She will share her knowledge and experience  of the environmental considerations for the development of a new port in Cockburn sound. Michelle has been instrumental in a number of developments within Cockburn Sound and can [...]

3103, 2017

The Latest Fines for Unauthorised Pollution Events – Are you at risk?

360 Environmental is working closely with clients to make sure that their operations and discharges are properly managed and within the law. We are supporting our clients to gain retrospective approvals for old sites that are currently operating outside of the law, establishing compliance on new sites and maintaining compliance [...]

2802, 2017

Banksia Woodland: Assessment, Referral and Offsets

Understanding whether the vegetation on your site represents the new Banksia Woodland TEC Introduction The ‘Banksia Woodlands of the Swan Coastal Plain’ ecological community was listed as a Threatened Ecological Community (TEC) under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) in September 2016. An information guide was [...]

2402, 2017

360 News from the Field: JJ Rao

Hi my name's JJ. For the past four months, I have been seconded to Main Roads Western Australia as the Environment Officer for the Kimberley Region. The Kimberley Region is vast; over 424,000 square kilometres and containing about 2,100 km of State managed roads. Some of the works I regularly [...]

2610, 2016

Tuart Woodlands: Are they the next TEC for the Swan Coastal Plain?

You have heard about the Banksias being listed as Threatened Ecological Communities (TECs), but did you know that Tuart dominated woodlands of the Swan Coastal Plain are now nominated to become a TEC as well? TECs are Matters of National Environmental Significance (MNES) under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation [...]

2010, 2016

Good News for Projects – Federal Government Reduces EPBC Act Fees

As of the 1st October 2016, the Department of the Environment and Energy (DotEE) has revised the cost recovery of environmental assessments under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and this will reduce the cost of approvals for many projects. Your savings will depend on the [...]