Certified Environmental Practitioner of the Year

Press release – 3 November 2014 Hobart, 30 October 2014 – The title of Environmental Practitioner of the Year 2014 has today been awarded to Su Wild-River, Director of the Canberra-based consultancy Wild-River & Associates, at the Annual Conference of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand. The award was granted to Dr. Wild-River…

STEPS training – professional writing module

The STEPS program aims to provide a pathway to skilled and ethical practice and potential certification for early career environment professionals. See: https://www.eianz.org/careers/the-steps-program This year is the launch of the STEPS program and also the first year that EIANZ is running STEPS training. Su will be running the first ‘professional writing’ module, in Melbourne on…

Papers in the Landcare Perspective

Part of my contract as the Temporary Landcare Support Officer for Upper Shoalhaven Landcare Council is to publish the quarterly publication “The Landcare Perspective”. This is where I have been writing lately. Here are eight new short papers from that publication. Wild-River (2014) “Heritage and the Land” in The Landcare Perspective. Autumn 2014. URL:  http://www.uppershoalhavenlandcare.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Landcare-Perspective-Autumn-2014-compressed.pdf. p4.…

Submission into House of Representatives Inquiry into Streamlining Environmental Regulation, and “One Stop Shops”

Here’s my submission into the House of Representatives Inquiry into Streamlining Environmental Regulation, and “One Stop Shops”. And here’s a link to all of the other submissions. http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/House/Environment/Green_Tape/Submissions sub56 t One Stop Shop Here I am hosting the EIANZ Canberra forum on the “One Stop Shop”. Thanks to Kushla Munro, Alan Bradbury, Robert Jessup and James Prest…

Submission to Senate Enquiry into EPBC Act Offsets

Despite the challenges, Australia is still a great democracy. To celebrate, I made a submission into the Australian Senate Inquiry into Environmental Offsets under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. I faced some time pressure (nothing new there), and so I wish there were fewer typos, and more points made. Nonetheless, I’m pleased…

Register now for the ACT EIANZ One-Stop-Shop Q&A forum

The Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand, Australian Capital Territory Division is hosting a One-Stop-Shop Q&A forum on Wednesday 7 May from 1-5pm. This Q&A forum will allow environmental professionals and others to ask questions to a panel of government officials and legal experts on the Australian Government’s new One-Stop-Shop for streamlining environmental approvals under…