FMA Conference 2022

Three members of the Molino Stewart team recently presented at the 2022 FMA National Conference in Toowoomba. Steven Molino’s presentation discussed realistic and reasonable assumptions for flood evacuation modelling. Dr Filippo Dall’Osso and Dr Rhiannon Garrett presented their work on a flood risk assessment model for the levee-protected areas of […] Read more »

Linear Reserve Environmental Management Forum A Success

Molino Stewart recently organised the 2022 NSW Linear Reserve Environmental Management Forum on behalf of the NSW Roadside Environment Committee. Seventeen speakers from around Australia arrived to present on developing, evaluating and promoting good practices in management of linear reserves. This included keynote speakers Professor David Eldridge and Dr Rodney […] Read more »

2011 Brisbane Floods Class Action Closed

More than 6,000 residents and businesses that were affected by Brisbane River flooding in 2011 mounted a class action against the Queensland Government and Sunwater and SEQWater who own and operate Sommerset and Wivenhoe dams respectively. The NSW Supreme Court found that the dam owners and operators were negligent in […] Read more »

Heat Refuges in Blacktown

Molino Stewart principal Neil Dufty has authored an article recently published in the April 2022 edition of the Australian Journal of Emergency Management about the use of heat refuges during heatwave emergencies. Heatwaves are a potentially deadly hazard in Australia that can cause heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Neil’s article […] Read more »

Third Annual Environmental Audit for Parramatta Light Rail Completed

Molino Stewart was approved by DPIE and appointed by Transport for NSW (TfNSW) as the independent environmental auditor for the construction of the Parramatta Light Rail (PLR) project. It recently conducted the third of five annual environmental audits which included auditing TfNSW’s management role as well as two separate construction […] Read more »

Neil Dufty to Speak at Conservation in Action Conference

Molino Stewart principal Neil Dufty will be speaking at the upcoming Conservation in Action Conference 2022 as Executive Officer of the NSW Roadside Environment Committee. Linear reserves account for approximately 6% of NSW and include road reserves, travelling stock reserves (TSRs), rail corridors and utility easements. Neil’s presentation will examine […] Read more »

Linear Reserve Environmental Management Forum

Molino Stewart is organising the 2022 Forum of the NSW Roadside Environment Committee which will be held on Tuesday 17 May at the New South Wales Teachers Federation Conference Centre in Surry Hills. This year’s theme is ‘Can Do Corridors: Highlighting Good Practices in Linear Reserve Environmental Management’. The forum […] Read more »