Environmental Services

Environmental Auditing

Claire has qualifications and extensive experience in the field of environmental auditing. Claire has worked as an audit team member and lead environmental auditor on a number of significant infrastructure projects including the Glenugie, Banora Point, Sapphire to Woolgoolga, and Ballina Bypass Pacific Highway upgrades, and the Oxley Highway Wrights Road to Pacific Highway Upgrade. With her extensive knowledge of quality management systems, Claire is able to work proactively with developers and construction contractors to assess a project’s environmental performance and to offer direction and recommendations on improvements to systems and processes to ensure better environmental outcomes and delivery of projects in accordance with contractual and environmental approval requirements.

Claire is an Exemplar Global certified Environmental Management Systems Auditor (Certificate No 131250). New State Environment and Heritage is one of the few companies selected for the Roads and Maritime Services panel for Environmental Management System audits for infrastructure projects.

Environmental Impact Assessment

Need an environmental impact assessment? We prepare environmental impact assessments for both public and private sector clients to meet the requirements for development approval of projects under the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. Recent projects include:

  • Minor works review of environmental factors for the installation of additional tie rods, northern approach spans, Grafton Bridge. Client: NSW Roads and Maritime Services
  • Minor works review of environmental factors, horizontal curve improvement works, Old Bundarra Road between Schwenkes Lane and Leviathan Road, Gilgai, NSW. Client: Inverell Shire Council

Construction environmental management

With extensive on-site construction experience of both large and small projects, we are able to prepare construction environmental plans tailored to meet project conditions of approval and to enable easy understanding of what actions need to be taken from pre-construction through to operation to ensure environmental compliance and sound environmental outcomes.