Nature Advisory

Environmental Consulting

Formerly Brett Lane & Associates Pty Ltd, Nature Advisory is one of Australia’s leading ecological consultancies. Based primarily in Melbourne, the company has a network of specialists in other states and alliances with local assessment and approval specialist companies to assist where required. Our long-serving, stable team of professionals has extensive experience addressing the biodiversity information requirements of decision-makers and regulators throughout Australia.

The Nature Advisory team has over 20 years of experience working on several thousand projects enabling us to advise on strategies to address the biodiversity regulations at state and Commonwealth levels. For an individual project, our company can identify flora, fauna and native vegetation issues and responses for every stage in the project cycle, from due diligence, pre-feasibility, feasibility and planning approval, to pre-construction and construction planning, operational monitoring and decommissioning.

Nature Advisory has extensive experience in a range of sectors, including property development, renewable energy, linear infrastructure (such as roads, railways, powerlines and pipelines), ports, tourism, bushfire and natural resource management. The breadth and length of our experience, as well as the stability of our expert team provide our clients with access to some of the best biodiversity advice available.

The team at Nature Advisory can assist with the following services:

  • Native vegetation assessments
  • Flora and fauna assessments
  • Threatened species surveys
  • Bushfire planning reports
  • Offset planning
  • Approvals

For further information or to talk to a member of our team call (03) 9815 2111 or email us at

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