Projects by Service – Ecology

Riverdale Park, Lake Health Assessment and Restoration Plan

AWC were engaged by Logan City Council to redesign Riversdale Park Lake in Meadowbrook into a high profile urban lake.  Various lake treatments were developed and prioritised into actions to be implemented over the next 3-5 years with the first stage of works completed in 2016.

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Stewart’s Farm Ecological Assessment

Home > Projects Projects Database Rainfall Alert Intranet Staff Email Service-Ecology Targeted ecological survey | Detailed reporting | Mapping Purpose Stewart’s Farm has been been subject...

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Upper Coopers Creek temporary access road

AWC assessed the poposed temporary access road to Upper Coopers Creek following a severe landslip in early 2013. Detailed ecological and contamination assessment of the proposed roadway was completed and a Review of Environmental Factors (REF) prepared for the project.

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Cumbalum Urban Release Area

The Cumbalum Urban Release Area (CURA) is a strategic rezoning to help provide for future housing needs within the Ballina Shire. Following preliminary site investigations by a number of consultants, AWC were commissioned to investigate post-development groundwater scenarios with regard to potential impacts on endangered ecological communities, threatened fauna habitat and the adjacent Ballina Nature Reserve in order to determine the efficiency of stormwater and WSUD proposals and review proposed mitgation measures.

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Burpengary AFL Precinct

The Burpengary AFL Precinct is being developed by Moreton Bay Regional Council, and AWC is providing ecological services for frog monitoring, frog habitat pond creation, and vegetation translocation and monitoring.

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Tintenbar Sand Quarry

The Tintenbar Sand Quarry requires an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for the proposed construction of a new quarry pit. The Director-Generals Requirements (DGRs) require a detailed ecological assessment inclusive of reporting and mapping to identify areas of conservation significance and determine compliance and mitigation with relevant legislation.

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East Coast Blues and Roots Festival

AWC have completed fauna survey and reporting for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Bluesfest events at Tyagarah, NSW to identify potential impacts on fauna habitat in order to fulfil requirements of consent.

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Guanaba Creek Bridge Replacement: Environmental Investigation Report

Gold Coast City Council commissioned AWC to complete an Environmental Investigation Report (EIR) for the replacement of the Guanaba Creek Road Bridge at Maudsland. The project requires the removal and replacement of the existing single lane bridge with a double lane bridge and re-alignment of the road approaches associated with the new bridge site.

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Waterbird Park – Rehabilitation design review and sediment removal plan

Waterbird Park is an urban parkland located at Explorers Way, Carrara. The park has a constructed wetland comprised of two sections, with dense infestations of Mexican waterlily. Due to the poor performance of the wetland and the difficulty in eradicating Mexican waterlily, Gold Coast City Council proposed the re-design of the system to increase performance and aesthetics of the watercourse.

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