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One of the Leading Environmental Offset Experts in QLD

Nelson Wills frequently provides advice to bodies such as the Department of Transport and Main Roads, Federal Department of the Environment and Energy, and the Urban Development Institute of Australia.  Nelson is also often called in to clean up the environmental offsetting mistakes of other less experienced providers.  In the majority of cases, he will have seen your environmental offsetting situation before and can expedite approval.

An Inexperienced Provider Can Cost Millions


  • Project delays of weeks or months
  • Offset ‘double dipping’
  • Insufficient technical data and documentation
  • Flawed assumptions and reasoning
  • Weak contracts that leave you with long term liability and risk

Case Studies

Case Study: Specialist Technical Review of Federal Government Assessment of EPBC Act Compliance
800 442 NewGround Pty Ltd

New Ground was engaged by the Department of Environment and Energy (DOEE) to assess whether any Matters of National Environmental Significance (MNES), pursuant to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), would be significantly impacted by a large-scale clearing event over 15000ha of native vegetation in Northern Queensland.

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Case Study: Gold Coast Oceanway
800 442 NewGround Pty Ltd

New Ground undertook an ecological assessment and protected plants flora surveys in relation to the Tugun Bilinga Oceanway project on behalf of the City of Gold Coast.

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Case Study: DTMR EPBC Act approval conditions compliance audit
800 442 NewGround Pty Ltd

Nelson was approved by the Department of the Environment and Energy as Lead Auditor to undertake an independent audit of the DTMRs compliance with its EPBC Act approval conditions pertaining to the Smith Street Interchange upgrade.

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