People

B.A.(Hons); BlegS; MRTPI; MPIA

Experience Summary

Douglas Jardine is a town planner with over 35 years experience in local government in the UK, ACT and NSW. He has extensive experience in all aspects of town planning, including the integration of town planning principles and practices into the broader framework of corporate planning and budgetary processes, much of which has been undertaken in the framework of significant public consultation exercises.

B. App. Sc.

Experience Summary

Sandy Pimm has nearly 20 years of experience in ecological assessment, planning and management. Working within the local government sector for much of this time in a variety of professional capacities Sandy has been credited with bringing about organisational change in consideration of ecological issues. Sandy has managed field survey teams and projects in addition to preparing Environmental Management Plans and Impact Statements, Development Applications, REFs, Flora and Fauna survey reports and Threatened Species Management Plans including a draft Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management.

B. App. Sc., M. App. Sc.

Experience Summary

Caitlin Weatherstone graduated from the Masters of Applied Science program  at James Cook University in 2012 after studying aspects of hypogeous fungi consumed by Macropods in tropical Australia and Papua New Guinea. Caitlin has worked as a nature tour guide for five years in far-northern Queensland, Fraser Island and the Byron Shire as well as working in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. She is passionate about wildlife research and conservation, as well as engaging the general community in environmental issues. Caitlin is also a keen bushwalker and photographer, these interests leading to extensive travel within Australia as well as Japan, New Zealand and the USA.