Community and Stakeholder Engagement

EHS Support has extensive experience in the energy and natural resources sector across all project stages, including project planning to operations to asset closure. We apply a combination of practical industry knowledge, comprehensive understanding of regulations and multi-discipline technical capabilities to deliver innovative, fit-for-purpose and cost-effective solutions. We are strong advocates for our clients, and are known within industry for our thought leadership and solutions to new and emerging issues within industry. We can help you manage your mining and natural resource issues safely, cost-effectively and in the most scientifically and environmentally sustainable way possible.

A Tailored Approach

EHS Support’s engagement team is innovative and resourceful; we work within a multi-disciplinary organisation and specialise in bridging the gap between technical specialists and the broader public by breaking down technical jargon into clear and relatable information.

We understand that each project is different, with its own objectives, risks, stakeholders, and communities. We are experienced in designing and implementing customised stakeholder and community engagement plans, that align with project, client, and community priorities and values.

A Team You Can Trust

Our team of experts have successful experience in community engagement and communications on a variety of energy, infrastructure, and urban development projects. We are trained in IAP2, Your Peak Body for Engagement (IAP2) best practices and align with IAP2 Core Values, and the belief that engagement when done well improves environmental, social and economic outcomes.  We are well positioned to partner with government and private sector clients to identify risks, tailor, solutions and foster strong, collaborative, and authentic relationships with communities and stakeholders.

  • DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ENGAGEMENT PLANS
  • RISK IDENTIFICATION
  • STAKEHOLDER ANALYSIS AND MAPPING
  • WORKSHOP FACILIATION
  • FOCUS AND WORKING GROUP COORDINATION
  • DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL MEDIA
  • STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT
  • OUTCOMES REPORTING
  • STRATEGIC / KEY MESSAGING
  • COORDINATION OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS
  • COMMUNICATION COLLATERAL
  • SURVEY DEVELOPMENT

Our specialists aren’t just strong communicators, committed to clarity and transparency, they’re knowledgeable industry experts who are personally driven to deliver.

Get in touch with our Principal Engagement and Communications Consultant – Guinevere Flavel

Our Project Experience

Hydrogeological Investigations

Hydrogeological Investigations

EHS Support hydrogeologists and geochemists understand that our clients require reliable and sustainable water supplies, predictable inflow rates and confidence that the risks of impacts of their projects on groundwater and surface water quality, other groundwater users and groundwater-dependent ecosystems are minimised. Our hydrogeologists and geochemists provide specialised groundwater services for mining, civil, agriculture, water supply and wastewater management.

Water Sourcing, Supply & Security

Water Sourcing, Supply & Security

Fundamental components of water resource projects, such as identifying resource quantity and quality, knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements, potential threats to the resource and real or perceived effects on stakeholder groups, can present challenges for any organisation. At EHS Support, we provide comprehensive water resource services to address the administrative, technical, security, compliance and communication challenges associated with implementing water sourcing and supply projects.

Water Quality & Restoration

Water Quality & Restoration

EHS Support has significant experience regarding water-quality assessments and the implementation of practical strategies across watersheds, groundwater basins, rivers, wetlands and lake/reservoir systems. From baseline assessments to geochemical modelling and assimilative capacity demonstrations, our expertise in risk evaluations, environmental chemistry, ecology, governmental negotiations and regulations are focused on delivering a right-size solution for your organisational needs.

Ecosystem & Natural Resource Restoration

Ecosystem & Natural Resource Restoration

Understanding complex natural systems and the vital role water plays in supporting these systems is integral to the assessment and restoration of ecological functions. Leveraging our experience, technical skills and partnerships with industry and academic experts, we simplify and clearly communicate challenges, analyse and examine interdependencies and provide information necessary to inform decision making and to implement real-world solutions for both the human and natural environment.

Operational Studies

Operational Studies

A key consideration across industries is minimising the potential for degradation through risk assessment and best management practices. Our extensive experience involving operational studies in water conservation, water supply alternatives and identification of beneficial uses for both produced and effluent waters has resulted in practical, implementable and cost-effective solutions for our customers that minimise waste, maximise operational efficiency and benefit our surrounding communities.

GIS & Data Management Services

GIS & Data Management Services

Data and data management are core components of effective water management strategies. Whether it’s developing real-time data collection capabilities coupled with GIS, workflows that integrate information and data across teams, eliminating redundancies, streamlining and automating output and analyses (without compromising quality assurance and quality control), we provide the information you need to assess conditions and allow for rapid decision making across your organisational structure.