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Completing an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment

Completing an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment Niche’s heritage team leader Renée Regal,a specialist in Aboriginal archaeology, community consultation and NSW heritage regulation, gives her advice on completing an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessmen.. Community consultation will take 5 to 6 months to complete at a minimum, so make sure you start the process early to give…

ecological consultant, sydney, ecology, environment

Botanist Dr Cairo Forrest joins Niche in Sydney

Botanist Dr Cairo Forrest joins Niche in Sydney The latest addition to Niche’s expanding multidisciplinary consulting team in NSW is botanist Dr Cairo Forrest, who joins the Sydney head office.   Cairo is an experienced ecological consultant and research scientist with particular expertise in terrestrial vegetation, threatened species survey and long term biodiversity monitoring programs.…

queensland, brisbane, heritage consultant, archaeologist

Archaeologist Xavier Carah joins Niche is Queensland

Archaeologist Xavier Carah joins Niche is Queensland Niche Environment and Heritage recently welcomed archaeologist Xavier Carah to the heritage consulting team in Queensland. Xavier has five years of professional experience, gained as a consultant in the private sector and for the University of Queensland’s Cultural Heritage Unit. He has experience with both Indigenous and non-Indigenous…

Working in a marine, coastal or freshwater environment?

Working in a marine, coastal or freshwater environment? Niche’s aquatic ecology team has the specialist skills required to ensure your project meets its environmental obligations and consent requirements. We partner with engineering firms, planners, developers, mine operators, utility providers and government on projects encompassing freshwater, marine, estuarine, coastal, temperate and tropical reef and deep-water ecosystems.…

NSW Biodiversity Conservation Reforms to commence

NSW Biodiversity Conservation Reforms to commence Significant changes to the way projects are assessed and offset In 2016, the NSW Government introduced the Biodiversity Conservation Act (BC Act) and Local Land Services Amendment Act (LLSA Act). This new legislation repeals the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995, the Nature Conservation Trust Act 2001 and parts of…

ecology, environment, research, fauna, flora, threatened species, assessment, ecologist

The ecology experts you can trust

The ecology experts you can trust Niche Environment and Heritage is a multidisciplinary consultancy specialising in ecology and biodiversity, and heritage management, environmental approvals and environmental offsetting.  Established in 2009, we have successfully delivered projects to clients across eastern Australia. Our 40-strong team includes ecologists, botanists, archaeologists and environmental engineers with a wealth of specialist…

road, rail, ecology, infrastructure,environmental, consultant

Niche wins significant contract in Cairns community

Niche wins significant contract in Cairns community Since late June 2016, Niche Environment and Heritage’s Far North Queensland team has been engaged to provide cultural heritage capacity to the local Transport and Main Roads (TMR) office. This has included large and small-scale land and marine projects. Significant projects to date include Stage 2 of the…