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

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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’.

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

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:

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

Featured Initiatives

Palmers Oaky Road Upgrade – Biodiversity Assessment and REF

Palmers Oaky Road Upgrade – Biodiversity Assessment and REF

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...

Restoring Native Vegetation along the Macquarie River.

Restoring Native Vegetation along the Macquarie River.

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...

Booroolong Frog Monitoring Project – Bathurst Regional Council.

Booroolong Frog Monitoring Project – Bathurst Regional Council.

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.

- Andrew Francis, Director of Infrastructure, Parkes Shire Council

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