Victoria

Past events

Past events

Date
Event
Presentations and documents
27-Oct-2017
Advancing sustainability in infrastructure

This forum introduced ISCA and the Infrastructure Sustainability Rating Tool and provided a case study on how the Metro Tunnel is applying sustainability.

Anthony Sprigg - ISCA

Priya Pathmanathan - Melbourne Metro Rail Authority

31-May-2017
Climate Change Forum

This forum provided an update and overview of state government climate change policy announcements and examples of actions being taken.

29-Mar-2017
Caulfield to Dandenong: transformation toward sustainable development
24-Aug-2016
TAKE2 - Victorian Government’s climate change pledge program
16-Mar-2016
Urban renewal - Not only Fishermans Bend
09-Mar-2016
Climate Action
19-Nov-2015
In pursuit of renewable energy in Victoria
15-Jul-2015
Melbourne Strategic Assessment: Biodiversity 5 years on

This seminar focussed on the recent government guidance note - Implementing the Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for Melbourne's Growth Corridor. Topics covered included -

  • Adjustments to conservation area boundaries
  • Retaining native vegetation and scattered trees
  • Uses and acceptable development within conservation areas.
23-Apr-2015
Making EIAs work

This interactive seminar focussed on how to navigate the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process in Victoria, understanding the expectations of key regulators and providing insights for proponents and their advisers to leverage the EIA process and add value to their projects.

18-Nov-2014
Victorian Election Environmental Expert Policy Review

Featuring a panel of five environmental experts, and hosted at RMIT University's state-of-the-art Building 80, this event offered participants the opportunity to hear an evidence-based review of the environment policies offered by the three major parties before the 2014 Victorian State Election.

Policy Statement
20-Oct-2014
Grenades, Grasslands and Groundwater - Seminar on the approval of Ravenhall Prison

The project team tasked with building a 1,000 bed medium security prison using a public-private partnership model presented on the challenges of assessing the site and gaining approvals and how they were overcome.

27-Mar-2014
Meet the Policy Drivers 2014 - Balancing our Growth and Resources

This was an opportunity for environmental professionals to hear from senior Government staff regarding their Department’s current and upcoming policy direction and reform.

6-Jun-2013
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Management

60 environmental professionals came together to hear four presenters provide their views on the difficulties, advantages and mechanisms of process and compliance from various perspectives.

16-May-2012
Strategic Impact Assessments Forum

Over 100 people attended this NELA/EIANZ forum where presenters detailed their experiences with strategic impact assessment from north Queensland, where four coal giants are working together on a joint SIA, to Dubai where strategic assessments are the norm.

10-May-2012
A decade of Net Gain – a retrospective look at 10 years of Net Gain & where to from here

This seminar was held in conjunction with Biosis Research hosted a seminar and explored where the policy evolved from, considered industry case studies and looked at the practical implications of complying with Net Gain policy.

15-Mar-2012
Tips and Tricks II: Best Practice in Environment Effects Statement Seminar

Amanda Cornwall, NELA Victoria President, chaired this multi-disciplinary and informative event, which heard from a panel of highly experienced experts offering insights into the EES process and how to get the best value out of it.

09-Nov-2011
Tips and Tricks I: Best Practice in Environment Effects Statement Seminar

While the environmental assessment processes established under the Environmental Effects Act have withstood the test of time, if not managed properly they can also be lengthy, complicated, politicised and expensive. This seminar explored the best practices to simplify and streamline this process.

09-Mar-2011
It's the Feds - Compliance and Enforcement under the EPBC Act

This seminar, held in partnership with Biosis Research, focused on compliance and enforcement under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act). Through real case studies from industry, this seminar analysed the practical implications of complying with the EPBC Act and how enforcement is undertaken. It also explored the potential risks to project delivery and how to deal with them.