Emergency Management in Australia Report Published

Molino Stewart prepared a report on emergency management in Australia for the World Bank. The report, titled “Civil Protection in Australia”, was part of a major report by the World Bank on the state of global civil protection (emergency management). Using a deep-dive approach, the Molino Stewart report analysed the […] Read more »

Wimmera Flood Knowledge and Language Social Research

Neil Dufty and Jenni Kremer recently gave a presentation to the Wimmera Strategic Water Management Working Group on findings of the Wimmera Flood Knowledge and Language Social Research project. The social research was conducted in six flood-prone Wimmera communities and used a research framework that analysed possible contributing factors to […] Read more »

Parramatta CBD Planning Proposal on Public Exhibition

A draft planning proposal for a major redevelopment of Parramatta CBD is now on public exhibition.  The proposal includes expansion of the CBD footprint, increased height limits on buildings and an increase in residential high rise buildings in the city centre. This will be accompanied by the revitalisation of public […] Read more »

Wollondilly Biodiversity Strategy and Offset Policy

Molino Stewart recently completed a comprehensive update of the draft Biodiversity Strategy for Wollondilly Shire Council. Covering the whole LGA, the Strategy details the actions Wollondilly Shire Council can undertake to protect its substantial biodiversity resources while it is also subject to substantial urban growth. The Biodiversity Strategy will be […] Read more »

Parramatta Powerhouse Museum Flood Risk Review

Molino Stewart Principal, Steven Molino, has recently given evidence to the Parliamentary Inquiry into the Parramatta Powerhouse Museum regarding flood risks which the current design poses to people and the museum collections. In 2014, the NSW State Government announced the Powerhouse Museum would be moved from its location in Ultimo […] Read more »

Bundaberg Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) to be Released

Bundaberg Regional Council (Council) sought to develop a CHAS for its 110km coastline which evaluated hazards such as coastal erosion, storm tide inundation and sea level rise and their potential impacts on the community, infrastructure and the environment. Council engaged Water Technology who worked collaboratively with Molino Stewart to prepare […] Read more »

Kent Road Public School Second Independent Environmental Audit

Molino Stewart was engaged by School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW) to undertake the Independent Audit Program for the construction of a new school building at Kent Road Public School, Marsfield NSW to meet the conditions of approval for the project. The audit reviewed the project’s performance against the conditions outlined in […] Read more »

Loreto Kirribilli School Independent Environmental Audit

Molino Stewart was engaged by Bloompark Consulting Pty Ltd on behalf of School Infrastructure NSW (SINSW) to undertake the Initial Construction Independent Environmental Audit for the construction of a new school building at Loreto Kirribilli NSW. The audit reviewed the project’s performance against the conditions outlined in the Environmental Impact […] Read more »

Hawkesbury Coastal Management Program Scoping Study

Six local councils are preparing a new management plan for the Hawkesbury River System covering the estuary and river between Yarramundi (the tidal limit of the river) and the estuary entrance between Box Head and Barrenjoey Head. The goal is to prepare a Coastal Management Program (CMP) that sets out […] Read more »