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  • 18 Aug 2017

    Recent policy submissions

    The EIANZ had made a submission to the Australian Government’s inquiry into the current and future impacts of climate change on housing, buildings and infrastructure and the New Zealand Chapter provided a submission on the Draft Threatened Species Strategy.

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  • 17 Aug 2017

    Open for consultation

    Around Australia and New Zealand, there are many opportunities to have your say. We've compiled a list of some of them. (Updated 17/08/2017)

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  • 16 Aug 2017

    Meet EIANZ WA member, Deb Cahill MEIANZ

    Deb Cahill MEIANZ,  Environment and Sustainability Officer at Rottnest Island, shares about her career and why she decided to join EIANZ.

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  • 15 Aug 2017

    EIANZ's message to parties contesting the 2017 NZ election

    The Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand has called on all parties contesting the central government election to adopt policies requiring that environmental impact assessments (EIAs) be signed off by certified professionals.

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  • 10 Aug 2017

    EIANZ Merit Award nominations open

    Nominations are open for the 2017 EIANZ Merit Awards. The Merit Awards recognise those who have made an outstanding contribution to the Institute and the environment profession. Jon Womersley FEIANZ CEnvP, 2016 winner of the Institute's highest honour, the Simon Molesworth Award, and Fiona Gainsford FEIANZ CEnvP, last year's winner of the Mary Lou Morris Award share a bit about their involvement in the Institute and what being recognised for their contribution meant to them.

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  • 8 Aug 2017

    EIANZ Board Elections | Help shape the future of EIANZ

    Use your skills and experience to help shape the future of EIANZ. The call for nominations for the EIANZ Board is now open and we are seeking candidates for all seven Board positions

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  • 2 Aug 2017

    More on Marmion Marine Park

    Marmion Marine Park was the first of the marine parks and reserves created in WA by the State Government. It recently celebrated its 30 year anniversary. John Ottaway FEIANZ reflects on the journey it took to establish the park.

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  • 19 Jul 2017

    Members: ‘Opt in’ and connect through our new member directory

    Our website now features a public member directory. The directory is a new way for you to connect with other members, build your professional networks and publicly profile your expertise. Update your details now to 'opt in'. 

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  • 4 Jul 2017

    Vale Don McMichael CBE

    It was with great sadness the Institute recently learned of the passing of Dr Don McMichael CBE one of the greats of the Australian environment sector during the past 50 years, and perhaps the pre-eminent environmental practitioner to have graced the membership of EIANZ since its inception.

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  • 3 Jul 2017

    Meet WA's acting Vice President, Andrew Del Marco MEIANZ CEnvP

    Meet Andrew Del Marco MEIANZ CEnvP, EIANZ WA's acting Vice President. Andrew shares about his career and why he decided to get involved with EIANZ.

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  • 21 Jun 2017

    Beyond SREs

    Invertebrates have their place in environmental assessment and management.

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  • 2 Jun 2017

    Successful climate change forum in Victoria

    At an extremely well attended Victorian Division function on Climate Change on Wednesday night hosted by AECOM, an enthusiastic audience were updated on Victoria state government policy and associated program initiatives.

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  • 1 Jun 2017

    Connect with nature this World Environment Day 2017!

    We all have a shared responsibility to maintain and improve the environment now and in the future. Let’s harness our passion this World Environment Day.

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  • 25 May 2017

    The value of mentoring and networking

    Daniel Lim MEIANZ shares his experience with mentoring as both a mentor and mentee. Dan is Chair of the EIANZ Students and Early Careers (SEC) Sub-committee in Victoria and a member of the Institute-wide SEC committee. He is an Environmental Scientist at AECOM.

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  • 25 May 2017

    Message from the President | May

    EIANZ President Michael Chilcott FEIANZ CEnvP encourages members to reflect on their experience with EIANZ and take full advantage of their membership.

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  • 22 May 2017

    Climate change & community stakeholder roundtable

    Pip Marks MEIANZ represented EIANZ's ACT Division at the ACT Government’s second climate change community and stakeholder roundtable on 1 May 2017. She provides an update from discussions. 

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  • 22 May 2017

    Reflections from the 2017 IAIA Conference

    Several EIANZ members attended the 2017 International Association for Impact Assessment Conference in Montreal. They shared their observations and learnings with us following the conference.

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  • 22 May 2017

    News from the SIS-IA Committee - May 2017

    Lachlan Wilkinson FEIANZ CEnvP, Chair of the Impact Assessment Special Interest section, provides an update from the Committee's May meeting.

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  • 22 May 2017

    Impact assessment in the context of uncertainty and risk

    Dr Garry Middle, Director, VisionEnvironment, provides a summary of a recent symposium on doing impact assessment in the context of uncertainty and risk. 

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  • 8 May 2017

    Thank you to our EIANZ volunteers

    EIANZ would not exist without the ongoing commitment, dedication, passion and expertise of volunteers. This National Volunteer week, we are taking the opportunity to say thank you to all our volunteers in Australia and New Zealand: our Board, Advisory Council, Committee members, and others who volunteer their time and expertise with us.

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