Coastal mapping for Shire of Gingin and Department of Transport

The Shire of Gingin engaged Land Insights to capture aerial imagery of the coastline from Seabird to Ledge Point to Lancelin. The project objective was to monitor coastal dunes in the area, to better understand how they responded to changes in the seasons, including storm events. The aerial data we collected and processed would be […]

What you need to know about WA’s first 20-year infrastructure Strategy

Last month a 20-year State Infrastructure Strategy (the ‘Strategy’) for Western Australia was tabled in Parliament. The long-term infrastructure plan titled, ‘Foundations for a stronger tomorrow‘, is the first of its kind in WA. Premier Mark McGowan said the Strategy will be critical to planning, managing and delivering infrastructure over the next two decades. “The […]

Outdoor rotational piggeries in WA under DWER spotlight

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) is currently looking into whether outdoor rotational piggeries, which have grown beyond a particular scope, should be licensed in WA. Existing outdoor rotational and those in proposal phase are under the spotlight.

Potential changes to ‘significant development’ approvals in WA

Up until January 2022, the Western Australian Planning Commission (WAPC) implemented a temporary assessment pathway, which expedited ‘significant developments’ in metro and regional areas for a period of 18 months.

Five ways drone mapping improves outcomes on a project

In 2016 we made the decision to integrate drone mapping into our planning and environmental solutions. At the time, we realised drone technology had the potential to be a useful monitoring tool for our clients, especially for coastal planning, quarries and sites where existing data was out-of-date, low quality or even non-existent. Over the past […]

Environmental and Planning applications approved for Solar Farm in Merredin

In 2016 our team was engaged to obtain approvals for the largest solar farm in Western Australia, located 260km east of Perth in the Central Wheatbelt. The owners required Planning (Development) approval, environmental approvals and ongoing assistance with compliance. Here’s what you need to know about the Merredin Solar Farm Solar Farm Facts Project scope […]

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