News Category: Niche news


Portland Cement Works Conservation Management

Portland Cement Works Conservation Management Portland Cement Works is a state significant heritage site located in the town of Portland, in the NSW Central Tablelands. The landowners, AWJ Civil, are proposing to sensitively re-develop the site to adaptively re-use the existing buildings as well as building new structures to offer commercial, residential and recreational opportunities.…

ecologist, ecology, environment, consultant, Sydney, NSW, BAM

Niche grows ecology team in NSW

Niche grows ecological consulting team in NSW Evelyn Craigie has joined Niche Environment and Heritage as a senior ecologist, based at our head office in Sydney. Evelyn has over 14 years’ professional experience and is an accredited BAM assessor under the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016. Her qualifications include a master’s degree in Environmental Management and…

ANET conference, ecology, heritage, road, infrastructure, environment, consultant

Connecting nature, connecting people

Connecting nature, connecting people Niche Environment and Heritage is proud to sponsor ANET 2018, the conference of the Australasian Network for Ecology and Transport. The theme of this year’s conference is “Connecting people, connecting nature” and delegates from government, industry, research and community groups will attend to share and discover the latest findings in environmentally-sensitive…

aboriginal cultural heritage, NSW, consultant, archaeologist

Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation reform in NSW

Aboriginal cultural heritage legislation reform in NSW In NSW, the legislation governing how we conserve and manage Aboriginal cultural heritage is about to change. This will include new regulations, policies and guidelines that could significantly affect your project’s cultural heritage management. Our experienced heritage consulting team will be working closely with clients to understand what…

Jessica Cuskelly joins heritage consulting team in NSW

Jessica Cuskelly joins heritage consulting team in NSW Niche Environment and Heritage is pleased to announce that heritage consultant Jessica Cuskelly has joined our Sydney head office. Jessica has a diverse range of experience including research, recording, archaeological excavations and surveys. She has experience in both Aboriginal and historical cultural heritage management projects and has…

heritage consultant, queensland, brisbane, archaeologist

Earliest evidence of humans in Australia

Earliest evidence of humans in Australia Niche heritage consultant Xavier Carah is an experienced field archaeologist, with particular skills in survey, excavation and community liaison for Indigenous cultural heritage projects. Queensland-based Xavier is the co-author of a new research article recently published in the journal Nature, Human occupation of northern Australia by 65,000 years ago.…

fauna monitoring,road project, ecology, environment

Project Update: Pacific Highway fauna monitoring

Project Update: Pacific Highway fauna monitoring The project Niche Environment and Heritage, in association with Bowditch Group and Hills Environmental, is currently engaged by Roads and Maritime Services in an 8 year contract for environmental services for the upgrade of the Pacific Highway between the Oxley Highway at Port Macquarie and Eungai.  The Pacific Highway…