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Kangaroo in its natural habitat, a species protected under the EPBC Act

Navigating the EPBC Act Reform: A New Era for Australia’s Environmental Protections

At New Ground, we are dedicated to helping businesses navigate complex environmental and planning regulations. As specialists in this field, we understand the challenges that regulatory changes can bring and the need to adapt swiftly to maintain compliance. The landscape of Australia’s environmental regulation is changing, with the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 …

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Urban Sprawl’s Impact on Koalas: Threats and Solutions for their Habitats

Urban sprawl poses a significant threat to koalas in Australia. As cities and towns grow, koala habitats are often fragmented or lost entirely, encouraging koalas to wander in search of new homes. In this process they often face threats such as vehicle collisions and attacks from dogs, both of which are leading causes of koala …

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6 lot subdivision that needed koala habitat and tree survey for approval

Striking the Right Balance: Uniting Luxury and Conservation at Ferny Grove

We’re happy to report on a recently completed project that we had the pleasure of working on at 137 McGinn Rd, Ferny Grove, where a distinctive fusion of vision, expertise, and environmental consciousness has led to a great achievement. Shane Edwards from Bravo Consult and Nelson Wills of New Ground Environmental has successfully showcased the …

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Restoration of wetlands area by ecologist

What is a rehabilitation plan?

A rehabilitation plan is a detailed strategy for restoring degraded or damaged ecosystems to their original or improved condition. Such plans are crucial for mitigating the impacts of human activities on the natural environment, including mining, logging, construction, and property development. Typically, any development application involving impacts on environmental overlays requires a plan. A rehabilitation …

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