In 2015 a review of the status of the Koala in coastal South East Queensland was undertaken. This review found that, despite protections, Koala populations had declined by 50 to 80% in the 20 years leading up to the review (Rhodes et al 2015). These findings led to the development of a Koala expert panel
Have you heard? The Queensland Government have been working to implement changes to how vegetation is being managed across the state. These changes may well affect you, your land or your business, either now or in the future. The Queensland Vegetation Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 was introduced into parliament in March this
Spend a few moments with Mick and Dave from our consulting team as they undertake field surveys in the Logan Shire of South-east Queensland. As you can see from the footage of this wild and beautiful bushland, there is more to Logan than meets the eye, including being the home to many populations of our precious
Just last month on 17 March 2016, the Queensland government has put forward proposed changes to vegetation management laws in the sunshine state. The changes have been titled under the Vegetation Management (Reinstatement) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, and propose to reinstate responsible vegetation management laws for Queensland (Department of Natural Resources and Mines,
The legislation governing the protection of Queensland’s native plants has been extensively reviewed with a view to coming up with a simplified and more effective means of addressing the impact of high risk activities as it relates to the conservation of our state’s native flora. The review aimed to comprehensively address those activities that pose
On the 1st of July last year (2014) the Queensland government introduced a new environmental offset framework which delivers a more streamlined approach to how environmental offsets can be delivered. So how does this affect you as a developer? We have some handy hints to help you negotiate your way through and achieve the best outcome.