Molino Stewart is a Natural Hazard, Ecological and Environmental Consulting Company based in Sydney. Since 1995 we have been helping private and public sector clients achieve their objectives when faced with complex environmental and natural hazard challenges.
We provide a broad range of environmental consulting services Australia wide, including environmental impact assessments in support of development applications and approvals, environmental auditing and management systems, ecological studies, stakeholder engagement, education and training, natural resource management and evaluation.
Our natural hazard management expertise is internationally recognised, particularly in the areas of risk assessment and damage estimation, floodplain management, bushfire planning, flood and bushfire warning systems, emergency response planning, evacuation planning and disaster resilience education and evaluation.
Our clients choose us as their preferred consultants because of our policy of ensuring the close personal involvement of senior professionals on every job we do. This ensures your project progresses in a timely and cost effective manner, saving you time and money.
Our highly experienced environmental consulting team helps clients navigate complex regulations and simplifies the environmental approvals process. We are particularly skilful in handling large and contentious projects that require community consultation, especially in circumstances where some aspects of the community and industry hold competing views and interests.
In circumstances like these, our expertise in co-ordinating stakeholder engagement has been pivotal in obtaining environmental approvals.
Our capabilities in environmental management systems and environmental auditing is recognised by regulators, certification bodies and the courts, so you can be 100% confident that any advice we provide is of the highest professional standard.
Natural Hazards Consulting
With regard to natural hazards management, we are arguably Australia’s leading firm of natural hazard consultants and we have a wealth of experience dealing with flood, bushfire, warning systems and emergency response planning. We publish Australia’s leading newsletter for Floodplain Managers, Floodplain Manager, as well as This Week in Disaster Resilience, a weekly update for Emergency Management Professionals around the world.
Our eminent reputation in Natural Hazard and Disaster Management means we are highly sought after to present lectures and papers at International and national universities and conferences, and our active participation in the Floodplain Management Association, The International Emergency Management Society and International Advisory Board of the Centre for Floods, Communities and Resilience; as well as our networking with international and Australian research organisations, means we remain abreast of all the latest national and international research and best practice advancements in natural hazards management.
As you would expect, we also have considerable expertise with Bushfire planning and consulting and can assist with all aspects of bushfire assessments from issuing of Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) certificates through to developing alternative solutions for high bushfire risk developments including single dwellings, large scale residential subdivisions and special fire protection purpose developments.
For competitive, expert, environmental, ecological and natural hazard consulting services in Sydney or anywhere in Australia, phone Molino Stewart on +612 9354 0300 or contact us by email.
Our total service offering includes:
This Week in Disaster Resilience 20 May 2016 Read more
Floodplain Manager April 2016 Read more
Shireen Baguley has been appointed a Director at Molino Stewart. Shireen has made a significant contribution to Molino Stewart in the three years she has been here and we are pleased that she has chosen to take a significant role in the continuing growth of the company.Read more
Introducing Dr. Filippo Dall'Osso We are proud to announce that Dr Filippo Dall'Osso has recently joined Molino Stewart as a Senior Hazards Analyst.Read more
Flood Warning Assessment and Recommendations Report for Wimmera Catchment Management Authority prepared by Neil Dufty, Principal at Molino Stewart.Read more
Molino Stewart provided emergency GIS Support to UNICEF Pacific Read more
2015 Stormwater NSW Awards for Excellence Molino Stewart, WaterNSW and eight local government councils have won the Excellence in Policy and Education at the 2015 Stormwater NSW Awards for Excellence for the Evaluation of Councils’ Stormwater Management Practices. Read more
Fairfield Flood Plans Finalised Molino Stewart has finalised two floodplain risk management studies and plans for Fairfield City Council. The final plans for Three Tributaries and Canley Corridor can be viewed here and here.
Taralga Windfarm Complete The 51 turbines are now all feeding more than 100MW of power to the NSW Grid. Molino Stewart continues its role as Environmental Management Representative ensuring ongoing operation complies with conditions of approval. Read more
Working with Councils to achieve best practice stormwater management in the Sydney catchment. Company Principal Shireen Baguley will be presenting at the 9th International Water Sensitive Urban Design Conference and 3rd International Erosion Control Association National Conference in Sydney. Read more
Using new technologies to help build community flood resilience. Company Principal Neil Dufty recently gave a presentation to Wimmera Catchment Management Authority and the Victoria State Emergency Service outlining ways to combine 'new' technologies such social media, GIS mapping and smartphones to help build community flood resilience through learning. Read more
2015 AFAC Conference - Molino Stewart Principal Neil Dufty presented at the Australasian fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) conference in September. He presented on Measuring community flood awareness and preparedness in the Maitland area and Lower Hunter Valley, NSW. Read more
2015 FMA Conference - Molino Stewart Principals Steven Molino and Neil Dufty presented at the recent Second National FMA Conference. Steven presented on Rethinking Flooding as a Town Planning Opportunity not a Constraint, Neil presented on Why Getting People to Write an Emergency Plan May Not be the Best Approach, and Steven presented a poster on Are We Undervaluing Business Losses?
2014-15 Regional State of the Environment Reports - prepared by Molino Stewart, for 17 NSW Councils have been released. Read more