New Ground | Expert Environmental Consultants in Queensland

May 2024

koala provisions

Reforms Pending to Queensland’s Koala Planning Provisions

The Department of Environment, Science and Innovation (DES) is undertaking a review of the 2020 koala planning regulations under the Planning Regulation 2017 to evaluate their effectiveness and identify areas for improvement. In 2023, DES released a Consultation Post Implementation Review report, inviting public feedback on the 2020 koala regulations. This consultation aimed to assess …

Reforms Pending to Queensland’s Koala Planning Provisions Read More »

Wind farm on a sunny day with blue skies

Upcoming Webinars on Proposed Onshore Wind Farm Guidance

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment, and Water is hosting two public webinars to support the consultation process for the proposed Onshore Wind Farm Guidance. These webinars aim to provide detailed information and address any questions from stakeholders. Webinar Details: These sessions are an excellent opportunity for professionals in the environmental sector to …

Upcoming Webinars on Proposed Onshore Wind Farm Guidance Read More »

australian wetlands epbc update

Nature Positive Plan Update

Second Stage of the Nature Positive Plan Announced  In the evolving landscape of environmental legislation, delays can add layers of uncertainty. At New Ground, we’ve been closely monitoring the developments surrounding the EPBC Reforms and we are committed to keeping you updated as new information comes to light. In today’s blog we’ll discuss the second …

Nature Positive Plan Update Read More »

Want a free checklist?

When Do you need to talk to an ecological consultant?

Sign up to our mailing list and get a copy!

We’ve made a simple self-help checklist to help you identify when you might want to get us involved. Engaging an ecological consultant for a property project is crucial for a multitude of reasons, but when do you need to pick up the phone for a chat?