Our Services

We provide a broad range of ecological services including:

  • Flora and fauna surveys and assessments

    Moonah woodland at Anglesea

    Moonah Scrub - Anglesea

  • Vegetation and habitat mapping
  • Invasive species management plans,
  • Invasive plant control, specialising in high value asset protection
  • Vegetation restoration advice and planning
  • Short and long-term vegetation and biodiversity monitoring programs
  • Entomological surveys and assessments
  • Property management plans
  • Biological control of invasive plants – feasibility, planning, implementation, evaluation
  • Weed Risk Assessments

We hold the following skills and licenses:

  • PhD in Zoology (animal plant interactions) (Latrobe University and University of Cape Town), Diploma Horticultural Science (Burnley)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor – Latrobe University (provides open access to the latest literature, new trends and thought, and specialist university-based services)
  • Agricultural chemical users permit (ACUP)
  • Commercial Operators license for S7 pesticides
  • First Aid – level 2
  • Chainsaw operation – trim and crosscut of fallen timber
  • Advanced 4WD accreditation
  • Land for Wildlife operator (20 years)
  • Chair, Bittern Bushland Preservation Association

Australis Biological has Professional Indemnity Insurance ($1,000,000), Public Liability Insurance ($10,000,000) and Work Cover

To ensure we keep in touch with local and community generated science we are members of:

  • Australian Entomological Society
  • Victorian Entomological Society
  • Invasive Species Council Australian
  • Systematic Botany Society
  • Country Fire Authority (volunteer capacity)
  • Eastern Districts Aquarium Society (plant study group)
  • Australian Conservation Foundation
  • Weed Society of New South Wales
Erica quadrangularis - Carisle

Erica quadrangularis - Carisle

Gazania linearis Loxton

Gazania linearis - Loxton

Rhamnus alaternus - Nelson

Rhamnus alaternus - Nelson