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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: Mixed Use Commercial Development, Currumbin Qld
800 442 NewGround Pty Ltd

Client: Currumbin Projects New Ground was engaged to prepare an environmental planning, assessment and management strategy for the development of a multipurpose commercial development set within a complex environmental planning context. The development was for the construction of a service station travel centre including a bulky retail precinct, a storage facility and veterinarian.  At a…

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Case Study: Sweets Road – Pallara Residential Subdivision
800 442 NewGround Pty Ltd

By default, the site attracted an offset obligation of over $500,000. With reference to our field data and in collaboration with regulators and the client, we were able to negotiate an alternative environmental management approach that allowed for the retention of a locally significant corridor while not triggering the above offset obligation and achieving an additional three (3) lots for the client.

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Case Study: Environmental Planning Policy Peer Review
800 442 NewGround Pty Ltd

New Ground was engaged by the City of Gold Coast Council to undertake peer reviews of proposed amendments to the environmental planning provisions of the City Plan.

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