We Promote Ecologically Sustainable Development

We work with Councils, Landholders, Farmers

We are passionate about helping guide our clients through the environmental legislation and stakeholder approvals process

Project Management

We help you get your project up and running, reducing the down time associated with ‘green tape’

We promote ecologically sustainable development

We are passionate about helping guide our clients through environmental legislation and stakeholder approvals processes. We help avoid, mitigate and offset impacts to the environment, which in turn reduces time and costs associated with ‘green tape’. 

The Environmental Factor is a Local Government Panel approved contractor for Professional Environmental Consulting Services.

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

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:

  • Councils
  • Farmers and other landholders
  • Developers
  • Government agencies
  • Construction companies
  • Mining and extractive industries
  • Engineering and civil design firms
  • Landscape Architects

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Featured Initiatives

Facilitating ecologically sustainable and environmentally responsible developments across Australia today, for a better tomorrow.

Lonsdale Lane Upgrade, Coolamon

Lonsdale Lane Upgrade, Coolamon

Lonsdale Lane Upgrade, CoolamonTEF was engaged by Coolamon Shire Council to assess the ecological impacts arising from the proposed works to upgrade a 2.2 km section of Lonsdale Lane in Coolamon, NSW. To inform the design process for the lane upgrade TEF also...

Enhanced mapping to inform local government decisions 

Enhanced mapping to inform local government decisions 

Enhanced mapping to inform local government decisions A partnership with Orange City Council (OCC) and local community groups to improve mapping of ecological assets present within the OCC Local Government Area  Understanding potential impacts that can arise from...

Ecological assessments for WildCount

Ecological assessments for WildCount

Ecological assessments for WildCount Undertaking Floristic and Habitat Surveys for a Long-Term Monitoring Program run by NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service  WildCount is a remote fauna monitoring program initiated and run by NSW National Parks and Wildlife...

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.

Our Affiliations, Partners and Clients

NSW Government Performance Management Services Scheme

BAM Accredited Assessor Scheme

Credit Supply Taskforce

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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.

- Andrew Francis, Director of Infrastructure, Parkes Shire Council