Brennan - Environmental Scientist - Melbourne VIC, Australia

Margaret Brennan

Melbourne VIC, Australia


Environmental Scientist

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History


Environmental Consulting

From August 2013

Working on Environmental Impact Assessments, literature reviews natural resource management plans.

Senior Biodiversity Officer

Victorian State Government Department Sustainability and Environment

October 2010 - February 2012

Implementation of native vegetation framework, assessment of environmental impacts of development applications, precinct planning.

Various Environment Officer and Coordinator positions

Local Government

February 1999 - May 2013

Extensive local government experience


Community Consultation and Engagement

Much of my work has required the input, cooperation and engagement of the community in policy development and delivering environmental projects.

Policy Development

I have developed environmental policy for local governments. I have also developed a draft policy required under the EPBC Act re the management of heritage places for a large government entity.

Senior Biodiversity Officer, Victorian State Government

Administering the Native Vegetation Framework, elements of the EPBC Act, FFG Act and Planning and Environment Act. Undertaking ecological assessments, negotiations re town planning applications,, precinct planning and threatened species management.

Environmental Consultant

I have worked on a vast range of ecological and sustainability projects, specialising in environmental impact assessments, native vegetation, wetlands and waterways.

Environmental Planning Coordinator, local government

I have lead teams of environmental planners working on vegetation and land management issues in town planning applications and sustainability projects.

Qualifications & Certifications

Masters of Environmental Management

Griffith University

Bachelor of Applied Science

Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture (now part of Melbourne Uni)

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