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The Orion Leadership Team is pleased to welcome Martin Wells as Company Advisor. Orion has valued Martin’s counsel during 2020 through his contribution on the Orion External Advisory Board. Martin will continue to support Orion’s business strategy and urban development leadership capability as it expands......

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The directors and shareholders of Orion Consulting and KFW Infrastructure Professionals have announced the part-acquisition of KFW by Orion Consulting effective from 1 December 2020. The two companies have over 75 years’ experience in engineering, surveying, project management, utilities management and urban planning. Managing Director......

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THIS IS AN IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR OUR VALUED CLIENTS ACROSS NEW SOUTH WALES REGARDING CONTRIBUTIONS The concept of Developer Contributions (Local Contributions also now known as S7.11 & S7.12 levies) was first introduced in NSW in 1979 with the introduction of the Environmental Planning and......

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IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Western Sydney Aerotropolis The Draft Precinct Plans for the initial precincts and the Draft Special Infrastructure Contribution have been released for public comment until 18 December 2020. The Draft SIC is a two tiered......

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The Draft Precinct Plans for the Aerotropolis have landed this morning and include the first Aerotropolis precincts: §  Aerotropolis Core §  Badgerys Creek §  Wianamatta-South Creek §  Northern Gateway §  Agribusiness The Precinct Plans are the next step in planning for the Aerotropolis following rezoning......

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IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Planning System Acceleration Program The NSW Government has now determined all projects with in Tranche Six of the Planning System Acceleration Program including rezoning land at Jordan Springs (Lendlease) and Appin (Walker). We don’t......

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With continued growth in our business Orion Consulting would like to introduce to you our new team member Senior Project Engineer Joshua Hoh, joining our Sydney office. Joshua is a driven construction professional with vast experience in the delivery of major projects within the roads......

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Technology is ever evolving and like always, we are constantly looking for ways to utilise these opportunities to improve the level of service we provide to our clients. This year Orion Consulting has invested in obtaining an Operators Certificate and the training of staff to......

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IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Planning System Acceleration Program The NSW Government has now announced Tranche Six of the Planning System Acceleration Program. All 11 projects in Tranche Five will be determined by 9 October 2020. There are a......

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On the 21st August, Orion Consulting had the pleasure of virtually participating in the Sydney Science Park CSIRO Urban Living Lab STEM project at Pymble Ladies’ College. Over Microsoft Teams, Phil, Nathan and Marie gave a presentation to Year 10 elective Geography students on Drone......

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2020 has been a challenging year for everyone and circumstances have made it even more important for us all to stay connected. Our team are having the conversation today, and it all starts with R U OK? Follow the link for more information on R......

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A few wise words from our General Manager, Dominic Lynch. 2020 has certainly epitomised the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous world in which we live and work. Now more than ever we are under the pump to perform in a VUCA world. It is time......

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IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Planning System Acceleration Program The NSW Government has announced a further Tranche Five of the Planning System Acceleration Program. All 10 projects in Tranche Five will be determined by 11 September 2020. Of most......

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We are extremely pleased to announce that Mariano Polisciuk has accepted the role of Engineering Design Manager at Orion Consulting. Since joining Orion as Principal Engineer at the start of 2018, Mariano has consistently demonstrated exceptional technical skills and dedication to the engineering profession. More......

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IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  NSW Productivity Commissioner Infrastructure Contributions Review The NSW Productivity Commissioner has released an Issues Paper as part of a review into the infrastructure contributions system in New South Wales. The Paper asks an extensive range of......

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IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Planning Monthly Update  Illawarra-Shoalhaven Special Infrastructure Contribution (SIC) The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment are preparing a SIC for the West Lake Illawarra (Dapto) and Nowra-Bomaderry (Nowra) release areas to coincide with the review of the Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan.......

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IMPORTANT UPDATE TO OUR VALUED CLIENTS AND STAKEHOLDERS Liverpool COVID Contributions Reform Liverpool Council is currently exhibiting amendments to all of their S7.11 Contributions Plans that impact Development Applications lodged or approved between 16 April 2020 and 31 December 2020. The timing of 50% of......

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Orion Consulting is proud to announce the selection of our very own Christopher Scholes Civil Design Engineer, into the 2020 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......

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Today marks 5 years of success for Orion Consulting and we are incredibly proud of this achievement. From a small start of a handful of passionate people, we have grown to a team of 40 even more passionate and dedicated professionals that love what we......

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