We promote ecologically sustainable development
We are passionate about helping guide our clients through environmental legislation and stakeholder approvals processes. We help you get your project up and running, reducing the down-time associated with ‘green tape’.
We provide services in:
- Environmental Impact Assessments including Reviews of Environmental Factors, Statements of Environmental Effects
- Planning Approvals
- Grant funding applications
- Conservation projects on private land
- Ecological investigation and Biodiversity Assessment Reports (BDARs and BARs)
- Threatened species surveys and reporting
- Koala Assessment Reports
- Environmental Site Management services, including site inspections and reporting
- Stakeholder engagement and agency liaison consulting
Environmental Approvals and impact assessments
We help our clients through the approvals process and offer a range of solutions and assessment options to ensure your Project meets all legislative and regulatory requirements.
Access to Funding
We help our clients to access environmental funding opportunities for a range of projects, and then help them to build their ventures.
From pre-development surveys to project close-out and rehabilitation, The Environmental Factor can provide a range of services to meet the environmental factor of your project.
We have helped Councils, farmers and small landholders alike to not only access grants for environmental projects but then also project managed these funds once received to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes for all involved.
We work with many different stakeholders including:
- Farmers and other landholders
- Government agencies
- Construction companies
- Mining and extractive industries
- Engineering and civil design firms
- Landscape Architects
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More of our projects
Throughout 2018 and early 2019 TEF worked closely with Hunter H2O and Snowy Monaro Regional Council to develop a comprehensive Review of Environmental Factors for the proposed upgrades to the Bombala Sewage Treatment Plant (STP). The Proposal was to construct and...
In late 2018, TEF undertook extensive flora and fauna surveys along the Turon River as part of a proposal to upgrade a 6 km section of Palmers Oaky Road. Two ecologists spent a week in the field, collecting data on the flora and fauna that occurs within the area as...
Parkes Water Treatment Plant and Sewage Treatment Plant Augmentation Projects The Environment Factor prepared a total of 5 Major Works Reviews of Environmental Factors and 3 Addendums for the $63 m project. The Environmental Factor have been on board working closely...
Restoring Native Vegetation along the Macquarie River. The Environment Factor was engaged as the project manager for a range of works including site preparation and revegetation work. The funding for this revegetation project was sought from DPI Fisheries as part of...
The Booroolong Frog has made a resurgence over the years to south of Bathurst, along the Macquarie and Campbells Rivers1. This species is listed as an endangered species under both the NSW and Commonwealth legislation. While the Booroolong Frog prefers extensive rocky...
How we help Councils, farmers, small landholders and more
We have prepared numerous environmental approval documents including Reviews of Environmental Factors (REFs), Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMPs), Operational Environmental Management Plans (OEMPs), Biodiversity Assessment Reports (BARs), Fisheries Permit applications, Controlled Activity Approval applications, Environment Protection Licence (EPL) applications and Section 60 Approval documentation. We have conducted ecological surveys for a range of species and projects, as well as completed due diligence Aboriginal Heritage Assessments in conjunction with the Local Aboriginal Land Services (LALC) and our archaeological co-collaborators, and prepared Soil and Water Assessments in line with state and local government requirements.
If your project is already up and running, we can provide specialist, independent review services to ensure ongoing environmental compliance and implementation of best-practice environmental management for your organisation. We can help you to achieve Ecologically Sustainable Development.
What our clients say
It has been a pleasure to work with the team at TEF. The team, while being diligent, efficient and professional in nature are also very approachable, friendly and exceptional communicators, and I would happily engage TEF again and recommend them to others for any environmental management project.