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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…

aquatic ecology, assessment, ecology, freshwater

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,…

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Hunter Expressway to open

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss and NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay have announced the Hunter region’s largest road infrastructure project will open to traffic on Saturday 22 March 2014. “This has certainly been a much-anticipated project for people in the Hunter region, with the 40 kilometre Hunter Expressway…