Case studies from our work and thoughts from the team.
Open Lines has jointly delivered a number of port and dredging related projects with Adaptive Strategies Pty Ltd.
Peter and Katie examined legislative and policy options for taking a strategic approach to mining and resource approvals in Queensland.
On 24th June 2015, Peter presented a webinar for the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) on strategic assessments.
Cost recovery for environmental impact assessments under the Commonwealth’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is here. Will new cost recovery measures for the EPBC Act result in a more efficient assessment process? Find out what we think about cost recovery and its implications in this article.
Peter and Heather led the development of a Cumulative Impact Assessment for the Port of Abbot Point in north Queensland.
We have worked on hundreds of projects involving Commonwealth impact assessment processes.
Open Lines prepared an Adaptive Management Strategy for the Molonglo urban strategic assessment.
Peter and Heather led the development of the EPBC Act strategic assessment for the Western Sydney Growth Centres.
Open Lines prepared a guide to undertaking strategic assessments under the EPBC Act for the Commonwealth Department of the Environment.
Open Lines provided expert advice to the WA Department of State Development on the Browse LNG Precinct strategic assessment.
Open Lines provided strategy and facilitation for the EPBC Act approval process for Ella Bay Resort.
Strategic assessments under the Commonwealth’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) have been running for several years now. What are they? What opportunities do they offer? What are the risks?
Peter managed the EPBC Act strategic assessment process for the Molonglo urban area in the ACT.
Peter and Heather led the development of the Draft significant impact guidelines for 36 migratory shorebird species (EPBC Act policy statement 3.21)
Getting development approval under the Commonwealth’s Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is often time consuming, difficult and expensive.