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Orion Consulting is proud to announce the selection of our very own Tessa Kore, Project Manager, into the 2022 Legends & Legacy program of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA NSW). UDIA NSW is the State’s peak body representing the development industry. The Legends......

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Today we were honored to host Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea in both our Sydney and Wollongong offices. We shared a cuppa to raise money and awareness for those affected by cancer. Thank you to everyone who participated and donated! It’s not too late to donate, no......

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Three years ago, we launched Orion’s planning business and we now welcome Dalia Wang as our new Urban Planner, a valuable addition to our team. Dalia is a University of British Columbia and University of Sydney alumni with a meticulous eye for detail. She joins......

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Look who joined our team  …. Reece Stichter! Reece is a chartered Civil and Environmental Engineer bringing over 22 years of professional experience specialising in land development engineering for urban and rural subdivisions. Throughout his career, Reece has provided a range of design and project......

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Happy International Women’s Day from Orion Consulting. This year the focus is on breaking the bias. At Orion Consulting, we thought it would be great timing to recognise one way in which Orion is doing this. Orion has implemented an employer-funded parental leave scheme. We want......

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IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update Western Sydney Aerotropolis Planning Update Clause 41 of State Environmental Planning Policy (Western Sydney Aerotropolis) 2020 requires development be consistent with thePrecinct Plan. The Precinct Plans are presently in draft form having been exhibited......

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We would like to wish everyone a Happy World Engineering Day. Each year UNESCO celebrate the innovative experts around the world engineering a better, sustainable future. “Being an engineer allows me to use my love for puzzles and problem solving in a practical way that benefits society.” Danya......

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We are thrilled to have Sadman Sakib join our Wollongong Design Team as a Graduate Engineer, further expanding this growing team. Sadman completed his Bachelor Civil Engineering from University of Wollongong in 2021. Sadman worked as an intern for RMS as an Undergraduate Engineer before......

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As we touched on in our last post, drone technology is advancing rapidly, both in terms of capability and application. In this post we would like to show you what drone footage combined with a dwelling design looks like and the benefits that can be......

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Orion Consulting, in conjunction with KFW, are pleased to announce the appointment of Ailesh MacGillicuddy as a Registered Surveyor to the Norwest Orion Office. Ailesh brings over 10 years’ experience specialising in the Land Development Industry with focus in the NW & SW Growth areas.......

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Drones are not new but what is new is a team passionate about drone technology and with expertise and experience to deliver a high-quality drone footage in 4k and a 3D digital model in a short period of time. Flying drones is just a small......

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Our next introduction to the Orion team is Tom Herbert. Tom has joined Orion as a project management intern. Tom’s professional interest in the varying built environment piqued following his adventures across the globe. Sustainable Urban Development and Net Positive Design are Tom’s key focus......

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Orion Consulting is proud to announce the reappointment of Nathan Croft to the Planning Committee, James Green to the Illawarra Committee and Chris Scholes to the Young Leaders Committee of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA NSW). UDIA NSW is the State’s peak body......

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Coming back to work after the Christmas break is generally easygoing for the first couple of days. It’s quieter and marginally slower which allows more time to plan and strategically address what’s in front of you. However, this time is short-lived, and we are back......

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We are thrilled to have Jai Nanavati on board as our new Infrastructure Trainee through the NSW Infrastructure Traineeship Program. The Infrastructure Traineeship is a fantastic initiative to highlight the amazing career path for Infrastructure professionals. Jai is currently studying Town Planning and through the......

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One of the most common questions we’re asked by both our established industry peers and those dabbling in development for the first time is whether we see a need for a dedicated Project Manager. It’s true that in some instances, the need for a dedicated......

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There have been a few webinars and articles around on the Role of the Superintendent which applied examples around building sites as opposed to Civil Construction Sites. The articles presented the Role of the Superintendent in its traditional form, which entails the assessment of Variations,......

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Each month we like to provide our valued clients with an update on what is going on across the industry. What with coming out of lock-down and with Christmas fast approaching there is certainly a lot happening! Planning Land and Environment Court Update The LEC......

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This is an important update for our valued clients regarding the Western Sydney Aerotropolis. The NSW Government has released further documents today related to the planning for the Aerotropolis. These include: Explanation of Intended Effects to amend Environmental Planning Instruments in relation to the Western......

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