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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

    Impact assessment news round up - May

    Read the latest IA news from around the country.

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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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  • 22 May 2017

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

    Our website will soon feature 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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  • 11 May 2017

    Opportunities available at NRA Environmental Consultants

    NRA Environmental Consultants are seeking candidates for senior and principal roles in their Cairns and Townsville offices.

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  • 10 May 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 10/05/2017)

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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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  • 28 Apr 2017

    Update from the Board's April meeting

    Paul Keighley MEIANZ CEnvP, Board Secretary, provides a summary of discussions from the Board's April meeting.

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  • 30 Mar 2017

    Meet WA Division member Adam Harman MEIANZ

    Adam became a member because he recognised EIANZ as the peak body supporting environmental practitioners and wanted to play a role in engaging practitioners and leading best practice in Western Australia.

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  • 30 Mar 2017

    Vale Alastair Buchan MEIANZ CEnvP

    It was with great sadness that we learnt this week that our colleague and current Chair of the Institute’s Climate Change Special Interest Section (SIS), Alastair Buchan, had passed away. Our sincere condolences go to his wife Janet, daughters Elizabeth, Ann, and Sarah, and son Matthew on their profound loss.

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  • 29 Mar 2017

    Call for papers open for EIANZ's 2017 Annual Conference

    The Call for Papers for EIANZ's 2017 Annual Conference is open. 

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  • 20 Mar 2017

    EOIs open for internship program between EIANZ and ANU

    The EIANZ and the Australian National University (ANU) have signed an Internship Agreement that provides all members and their workplaces access to the University’s Internship Program. This program enables students to gain academic credit while working with a host organisation. This is a great chance for EIANZ members to access motivated students, gain extra input on a particular project or field work and provide quality, practical work-place exposure for the environmental scientists of the future.

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  • 20 Mar 2017

    Impact assessment news round up - March

    Read the latest IA news from around the country.

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  • 20 Mar 2017

    Dealing with uncertainty in impact assessment

    Impact assessment (IA) relies upon being able to predict changes that may occur to environmental and social systems, values and resources as the result of a proposed action. As these predictions may trigger significant decisions about a development proposal, including a decision about whether to proceed, the accuracy of these predictions is clearly important. 

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  • 8 Mar 2017

    2016 State of the Environment Report: A ‘Sobering Document’

    Australia’s leading group of environmental practitioners has welcomed the Federal Government’s release of the 2016 State of the Environment Report (SoE), while noting that the report paints a ‘sobering picture’ of continuing deterioration in the Australian environment.

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  • 8 Mar 2017

    Celebrating women in the environment

    This International Women's Day, we are shining a spotlight on some of the wonderful women working in the environment sector. Like a lot of our members, they share a passion for the environment and a desire to make a difference, but they all have unique experiences and stories to tell. 

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  • 3 Mar 2017

    Climate change action in Victoria

    Last week the Legislative Council of the Victorian State Government passed the Climate Change Bill 2016 which makes Victoria the first state in Australia to legislate a net zero emissions target by 2050. Coinciding with this important development, ground breaking research was released about Victorians’ attitudes towards climate change. 

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  • 2 Mar 2017

    Integrating climate risk consideration into project planning

    The Victorian Government has released its Climate Change Action Plan 2017-2020. Key principles of successful adaptation outlined in the Plan include: informed and integrated decision-making; risk management; complementarity; equity and community engagement.

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