R&D and research collaboration

In collaboration with the Environmental Research Institute of the Supervising Scientist (eriss), Supervising Scientist Branch, Department of the Environment and Energy.  Hydrobiology R&D team investigated whether Cu and Ni measured by the Diffusive Gradients in Thin Films (DGT) technique are equivalent to the bioavailable concentration of Cu and Ni that causes toxicity to a local…

Westpac Businesses of Tomorrow Awards

Hydrobiology is excited to have been recognised as one of Australia’s 200 leading businesses in Westpac’s ‘Businesses of Tomorrow’ awards.  In doing so we were able to demonstrate a strong and resilient business model, a focus on product delivery, innovation and differentiation, and a clear vision for future business growth.  Congratulations and a big thank…

New Appointments

Hydrobiology is pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff members.  Michelle Hobbs has joined our Ecology and Biodiversity team as a Professional Scientist and provides valuable experience in ecology, Aboriginal stakeholder engagement, and water quality policy.  Jacqueline Tham has joined our Singapore office as a Project Manager and brings significant knowledge of South-East…

Fishing in the Fitzroy

Hydrobiology was recently commissioned to undertake an aquatic ecology baseline and impact assessment in Central Queensland. The sampling focused on the aquatic biota with sampling methods including the use of an e-fisher, various net types and bait traps to establish the faunal composition of the surveyed waterways and dams. Macroinvertebrates and diatoms were also collected…

Naoro-Brown Hydropower Survey

Hydrobiology have continued their presence in PNG undertaking the first post-wet seasonal survey for the proposed Naoro-Brown Hydropower Scheme. The collected data will inform the environmental impact statement to protect the aquatic ecosystem and fisheries values within the inundation and downstream areas of the proposed dam.

Sponsoring the Easts Tigers Rugby Union Club

Hydrobiology continues to be a proud Junior sponsor of the Easts Tigers Rugby Union Club in Brisbane (www.eaststigers.com).  For the 2018 season we are sponsoring the U16 Division 1 side who are having a strong run in their competition.  Easts Tigers, founded in 1949, is one of Brisbane’s leading clubs and an integral part of…

Guidelines and guidance documents

Hydrobiology is enhancing its reputation for developing and producing environmental guidelines for Government and industry in a range of key areas. Recently we have been assisting The Department of Environment and Energy to develop a guidance document for Site-Specific Guidelines and Monitoring of Physical and Chemical Parameters for the Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal…

Great Barrier Reef Legacy – Greenfund Charity Donation

Hydrobiology is proud to announce that our Greenfund is continuing to raise money for a variety of good causes.  Our latest donation was to Great Barrier Reef Legacy, joining their Small Business Champion program.  The GBR Legacy is a charity providing access and support for science on the reef by operating the reef’s only independent research vessel…

Hydrobiology Singapore is Hiring

Hydrobiology is a dynamic, medium-sized environmental consultancy. We have a substantial experience footprint in Southeast Asia and other tropical regions, with ongoing involvement in a variety of high-profile projects. We have opened our first regional base in Singapore and are seeking a motivated and talented individual to join us in a senior role reporting to…