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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 [...]

3108, 2016

Resourcing gap? We’ve got you covered

360 Environmental regularly assists our clients with temporary and long term staffing solutions for environmental management matters on their projects. One of our experienced Environmental Consultants has recently provided temporary secondment support to a client working on the Swan River Pedestrian Bridge, linking the Perth Stadium to the CBD. She [...]

3108, 2016

Cut costs and maintain compliance – is this Utopia?

Maintaining environmental compliance is an ongoing cycle of that includes reviewing the effectiveness of management strategies.  The review process provides an important opportunity to tailor requirements and trim out management practices – that is what can you do better? Is there a more efficient way of doing that task? The [...]

3108, 2016

Do you want to reduce your water monitoring costs?

360 Environmental is offering surface water and groundwater monitoring rationalisation services to help clients reduce their monitoring costs. We have achieved substantial long term cost savings for our clients by: Establishing an objective-driven purpose for each component of your monitoring programme; Ensuring that monitoring programmes are targeted and remain relevant; [...]

1708, 2016

Proposed Listing of Banksia Woodlands

This summary document provides current information in relation to the Banksia woodlands ecological community currently being assessed as potentially a Threatened Ecological Community (TEC) under the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The Banksia woodlands ecological community is restricted to the Swan Coastal Plain Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation [...]

908, 2016

Helping keep your project on schedule this Spring….

Think ahead and don’t let your project fall behind schedule because you didn’t get your spring survey done. A spring survey is often required for projects that will involve clearing native vegetation. The timing of a flora and vegetation survey is the key to providing the assessing authorities with adequate [...]

1407, 2016

The new DMP Guidelines for Mining Proposals are here…

The Department of Mines and Petroleum has published the 2016 revision of the Guidelines for Mining Proposals in Western Australia. This happened after extensive consultation with industry; now miners are set to benefit from the Guidelines through reduction in regulatory burden and the move to a ‘site’ based approvals system. [...]

1706, 2016

The changing goal posts of ISO14001: What you need to know.

Did you know that ISO14001 changed in 2015? And that your certification will expire in 2018 if you don’t review your system? Business as usual; this term is thrown around a lot when discussing a management system as it means that personnel are automatically and autonomously aligning their daily activities [...]