Fyfe provide a highly skilled group of technical and planning professionals to facilitate approvals and stakeholder support for infrastructure and development projects.



Planning and Approvals

Our people have extensive experience dealing with government agencies such as the EPA, DPTI, DMITRE, DEWNR in South Australia and DEHP in Queensland, SEWPaC at a federal level, as well as local government. We can assist with stakeholder liaison and community consultation and provide the specialist technical advice to assist and inform decision making early in the approval process.

We can also assist with permits and approvals required under State and Federal legislation, such as the EPBC Act.

Specific skills include:

  • Project feasibility and strategic advice
  • Regulator liaison a facilitation of approvals
  • Development assessment and statutory planning
  • Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Environmental Impact Statements
  • Native vegetation clearance applications
  • Flora and fauna legislation referrals and appraisals
  • Ecological surveys and community mapping with GIS
  • Environmental risk assessment and management plans
  • Contaminated land investigation and assessment
  • Groundwater studies
  • Socio-economic impact studies
  • Planning policy development
  • Community and stakeholder engagement
  • Expert advice and evidence for clients undertaking court or tribunal appeals
  • Risk management reviews to ensure statutory and legislative compliance

Download Environment Planning and Approvals Service Sheet (PDF, 271kb)