Archive for the 'Industry News' Category

The Melbourne Strategic Assessment Levy

Posted on May 11th, 2020 · Posted in Industry News, Legislation, Victoria

What is the new MSA Levy? The Melbourne Strategic Assessment (Environment Mitigation Levy) Act 2020 (the Act) will commence on 1 July 2020. The levy will apply to declared land.. read more

11 Biosis ecologists awarded BAM accreditation

Posted on August 13th, 2018 · Posted in Biosis Announcements, Industry News, Legislation, New South Wales

The Biosis ecology team now has 11 accredited Biodiversity Assessment Method (BAM) assessors (registered by the Office of Environment and Heritage) and two pending their accreditation certification, making us one.. read more

Contracts awarded for the groundbreaking Nimmie-Caira regeneration project

Posted on June 8th, 2018 · Posted in Case Studies, Industry News, New South Wales

On 29 May 2018, the NSW and Commonwealth governments made a groundbreaking announcement about the future management of the Nimmie-Caira property on the lower Murrumbidgee River Floodplains of south-western NSW… read more

Ecology and heritage advice for the Puffing Billy Railway

Posted on January 29th, 2018 · Posted in Case Studies, Industry News, Victoria

The Biosis ecology and heritage teams recently had the pleasure of assisting an iconic Victorian tourist attraction, the Puffing Billy Railway. Opened in 1900 as the rail connection between Upper.. read more

Important changes to the Victorian Native Vegetation Removal Regulations

Posted on December 21st, 2017 · Posted in Biosis Announcements, Industry News, Legislation, Regulations, Victoria

  After a long consultation process, the Victorian Government has made changes to the native vegetation removal regulations. These changes were gazetted on 12 December 2017 and take immediate effect… read more

Biosis heritage advisors present at the 2017 EIANZ Conference and the University of Otago

Posted on November 23rd, 2017 · Posted in Events, Industry News

Biosis senior heritage experts Kasey Robb and Dr Ilya Berelov crossed the ditch to present at the 2017 Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) conference, held in Wellington… read more

Important changes to the Victorian Heritage Act

Posted on November 13th, 2017 · Posted in Biosis Announcements, Industry News, Legislation, Victoria

An important legislative update for our clients operating in Victoria – are you aware of the recent changes to the Heritage Act? After two years of community and industry consultation,.. read more

Biosis leads community surveys for the Wadalba Wildlife Corridor

Posted on December 9th, 2016 · Posted in Industry News

The corridor, owned by Central Coast Council, is located on the NSW Central Coast.  The corridor is a patch of retained native vegetation and fauna habitat that functions as a.. read more

Congratulations to Robert Baird.

Posted on August 4th, 2016 · Posted in Industry News

Congratulations to our own Robert Baird! Centropus bairdi, a recently discovered Pleistocene-aged, large predatory ground-dwelling cuckoo from southern Australia has been named after our director for his tireless assistance and.. read more

The Horsburgh Drive Grassland

Posted on September 28th, 2015 · Posted in Case Studies, Industry News

The 4.4 ha Horsburgh Drive Grassland Reserve in Altona was established to a protect a large population of the critically endangered Golden Sun-moth and the critically endangered Natural Temperate Grassland.. read more