Current Projects


  • Experimental transplanting of seagrasses and saltmarsh restoration as part of the Port Expansion in Botany Bay (Sydney Ports Corporation)
  • Assessment of marine habitats associated with the discharge of sewage effluent from ocean outfalls (Hunter Water Corporation)
  • Estuary Management Plan for Tuggerah Lakes (Wyong Shire Council)
  • Brisbane Water Estuary Process Study Mangroves, Saltmarsh, Seagrasses, Benthic Invertebrates, Fish, Birds (Gosford City Council)
  • Preparation of a field guide on estuarine plants of NSW (Sainty & Associates Pty Ltd)
  • Effects of modified shorelines on estuarine benthic assemblages and seagrass ecology (Centre for Research on Ecological Impacts of Coastal Cities, University of Sydney)
  • Saltmarsh mapping on Council managed foreshores around the Tuggerah Lakes estuary (Wyong Shire Council)
  • Plan of management for Lisarow and Davistown Wetlands (Gosford City Council)
  • Assessment of macrobenthic assemblages as part of the Hexham Swamp Rehabilitation Project (Hunter Central Rivers Catchment Management Authority)
  • Assessment and monitoring of aquatic habitat associated with Longwall Mining (Helensburg Coal Pty Ltd)
  • Monitoring of water quality and macroinvertebrates associated with the Wilpinjong Coal Mine Project (Wilpinjong Coal Pty Ltd)
  • Pre-commissioning Macrobenthic Monitoring Programme to assess potential impacts associated with the proposed Brooklyn and Dangar Island STP (Hornsby Shire Council)