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Nov 16 / 2021

WCG is awarded a Commendation in Strategic Planning category at the PIA Planning Excellence Awards 2021.

At this years' PIA Awards for Planning Excellence, the project team for Mirani Community Precinct was presented a commendation award within the category of Strategic Planning Project, a project that the Design studio here at Wolters was extremely proud to assist Mackay Regional Council in producing.  The master planning project led by our Design included a number of stakeholder workshops and design charrettes to develop a range of options for the site; Originally sought to house the local Pioneer Valley Machinery Preservation Society and Pioneer Classic Car Club in a large shed, we facilitated a more inclusive design process that additionally repurposed a range of existing buildings within the site.

Nov 4 / 2021

WCG October Wrap Up!

What an eventful month it has been! During the month of October our team have hosted, attended & spoken at six Industry Events; raised over $24,000 for our charity of choice Beddown through the Shed Your Bed 2021 Campaign; held several staff activities including Trivia Night, bring your dog to work day and a company breakfast / workshop with our special guest Kim Yabsley. We also received a highly commended acknowledgement in the Surveying Consultancy Excellence Awards 2021 and one of our projects has been nominated for the upcoming 2021 Awards for Planning Excellence with the Planning Institute of Australia. A warm thank you to everyone who have collaborated with us, invited us and worked with us to make all this possible. Click on the title to learn more.

Oct 25 / 2021

WCG receives a highly commended acknowledgement at the Surveying Consultancy Excellence Awards 2021!

Wolter Consulting Group are thrilled and proud to receive a highly commended acknowledgement in the Surveying Consultancy Excellence Awards 2021 by Consulting Surveyors National! The awards ceremony took place last Friday and acknowledged the business acumen and excellence in surveying consultancies from across Australia. Having started as a Surveying business nearly 30 years ago, Wolter Consulting Group has developed ongoing commitment to service excellence, better development outcomes and a willingness to challenge conventional thinking.

Aug 17 / 2021

WCG Sunshine Coast.

With the growing economy and lifestyle on offer, the Sunshine Coast region has become a home to some of the most exciting developments in SEQ. Being a very attractive opportunity for investors – including some of our valued clients – it is only natural for Wolter Consulting Group to have a presence in the area for the last 20+ years with a growing portfolio of projects. Whether you are looking at Brisbane or the Sunshine Coast for your next development opportunity, chat to our team for your trusted advice. We can help you plan, design and deliver creatively and sustainably (07) 3666 5200.

Aug 11 / 2021

Welcome Penny Spiers!

Wolter Consulting Group are very excited to welcome Penny Spiers to their Design team.  A Landscape Architect with over 20 years of experience and having led many complex projects for public and private sector clients, Penny's work portfolio includes parks, open spaces, urban and commercial centres, educational facilities and more. Here, Penny shares some of her thoughts and vision for Brisbane as the home for Olympic Games 2032. Click on the title to read.

Jun 24 / 2021

Time for an industrial revolution? WCG reflects on ‘Our Productive City: Brisbane’s Industrial Future’.

This week, on 21 June 2021, Brisbane City Council released Our Productive City: Brisbane’s Industrial Future - a draft strategy document that will eventually supersede the Brisbane Industrial Strategy 2019. Wolter Consulting Group has reviewed the draft of the new proposed strategy against the backdrop of the current (2019) strategy and identified key elements that will guide the development and ongoing operation of Brisbane’s industrial areas. Click on the title to read.

Jun 4 / 2021

Bushfire Management: What you need to know and why now?

We do not have much room left in urban situations where we don’t come across an interface between bushland and housing in a residential development. There is a certain level of responsibility that developers and development consultants carry for what we are creating and how safe our communities are. In this blog, our Bushfire Management Expert Stephen Hayes responds to some of the most commonly asked questions by our Developer clients and explains what comprises a Bushfire Management Plan and what it could mean for your existing or new development projects. Click on the title to read.

Jun 3 / 2021

Balancing the Scales of Infrastructure and Ecology

The climate is changing. Climate Scientists are predicting that the occurrence of extreme weather events will increase - both in frequency and severity. It is our responsibility to plan, design and deliver built environments that minimise the risk to life or risk of property damage from the impact of these events. David Uhlmann, WCG's Director of Environment and Sustainability shares his thoughts on this for the latest issue of UQ OOPS Connect Newsletter. Click on the title to read.

May 20 / 2021

Carseldine Village Achieves 5 Star Green Star Communities Rating!

Congratulations to our client Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning (EDQ) on achieving a 5 Star Green Star Communities rating for the Carseldine Village project. Wolter Consulting Group is proud to have contributed to this significant achievement through our Sustainability Team led by David Uhlmann, as the project’s Green Star submission manager and nominated Green Star Accredited Professional. Well done and congratulations to all involved in this fantastic project!