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a useful monitoring tool for our clients, especially for coastal planning, quarries and sites where existing data was out-of-date, low quality or even non-existent.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 […]