Niche joins NSW government prequalification scheme

Niche Environment and Heritage has been appointed as a prequalified supplier to the NSW government under the Performance and Management Services Scheme, managed by NSW Procurement. The prequalification scheme can be used by the whole of the NSW government and its statutory corporations to engage external expertise. To be successful in joining the scheme, suppliers…

mine rehabilitation, nsw, environment, qld, consulting, ecology, koala, habitat

Koala habitat restoration on mined land

Ecological Rehabilitation of Mined Lands Conference 2016 Niche Environment and Heritage proudly sponsored this year’s Best Practice Ecological Rehabilitation of Mined Lands Conference. Our team’s broad range of specialist services to mine rehab projects includes biodiversity management plans; offsetting strategy and accredited BioBanking; habitat recreation and restoration; subsidence impact monitoring of natural features and cultural…

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Niche experts to review TfNSW offsetting guide

Niche Environment and Heritage, in association with EcoFocus, has been selected by Transport for NSW (TfNSW) to undertake a review of its vegetation offsetting guide and calculator. TfNSW undertakes a range of projects from large scale, long-term projects like Sydney Light Rail to small facility upgrades. Vegetation removal can range from individual trees, linear strips…

queensland planning act, developers, heritage, planning

Meet our team: Cameron Harvey, QLD regional manager

As regional manager in the Sunshine State, Cameron leads Niche’s Queensland operations and multidisciplinary consulting teams servicing our clients from our bases in Brisbane and Cairns. Cameron is also a heritage consultant who specialises in historical heritage assessments and has extensive experience assessing the cultural heritage significance of historical places.  Cameron’s cultural heritage career spans more than 15 years in…

road, rail, ecology, infrastructure,environmental, consultant

Niche selected for RMS major road upgrade projects

The M1 Pacific Motorway is currently one of the busiest transport corridors in Australia. Niche Environment and Heritage, in association with Bowditch Group, has been engaged by RMS to deliver specialist environmental services for several major road upgrade projects in the Hunter and Central Coast regions. The M1 Pacific Motorway is currently one of the…

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Menangle Park urban development

We provide high quality, efficient and cost-effective specialist archaeological and ecological assessments for land development projects Did you know, our team is experienced in providing ecology, heritage and project management services to land development projects? We provide high quality, efficient and cost-effective specialist archaeological and ecological assessments for land development projects including large scale urban…

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Niche sponsors Biodiversity Offsetting conference

At Niche, understanding biodiversity is our speciality and the application of our knowledge to environmental and biodiversity offsets is one of our core areas of business. Our ecology team includes accredited BioBanking assessors who are experienced in defining environmental offsetting strategies that deliver beneficial and sustainable outcomes with the integrity to satisfy regulatory authorities. We…


Niche grows ecology team in QLD

Niche’s Queensland team has expanded with the appointment of ecologist Lisa Carter. Lisa is an experienced field scientist and has been working as a professional consultant for over 8 years. During this time, Lisa has undertaken ecological impact assessments, environmental management plans, environmental approvals and qualitative risk assessments for a variety of projects throughout WA…

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Aquatic ecology in action

Niche Environment and Heritage was recently engaged by Wambo Coal to undertake an aquatic research and monitoring project. This project included the assessment of sediment impacts and develeopment of manageable targets for stream health. The aquatic ecology expertise provided by Niche enabled Wambo Coal to satisfy their regulatory obligations. We also recommended simple and cost-effective…


Rich history of Moray Fields

Niche Environment and Heritage, in partnership with property owners The Port Binnli Group and Steve Chaddock of Timeline Heritage, has recently completed an oral history and online interpretation project for the former Moray Fields Sugar Plantation site in southeast Queensland. The plantation ruins are recognised for their importance through their inclusion on the Queensland Heritage…

Jill Reid, Team Leader – Cultural Heritage QLD

Jill Reid appointed subject matter expert by TfNSW

Jill Reid has recently been appointed as a subject matter expert on the Transport for New South Wales (TfNSW) environmental panel. Jill is Niche’s Cairns-based Senior Heritage Consultant and has over 15 years experience in the field of Aboriginal cultural heritage and 8 years direct experience with transport related projects. Her skills include project managing and conducting risk assessments,…