Envite is the Environment Division of Workways Australia and has delivered ecological restoration services since 1993. Envite Environment delivers quality services with a range of partners.

Envite Environment’s longevity and depth of Natural Resource Management (NRM) knowledge and skills is responsible for a reputation for delivering high quality results on time.

The organisation has successfully completed over 1500 projects. Between 2010 – 2019 Envite Environment completed work valued over $24 million.

Values

  • Equity
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Innovation
  • Responsiveness
  • Collaboration

Mission

To restore our natural environment in partnership with local communities and provide social and economic benefits by enabling people to participate in the workforce, develop their potential and contribute to society.

Vision

A healthy natural environment with socially inclusive economies and communities.

Geographic Reach

Envite Environment is the Environment Division of Workways Australia, a not-for-profit, charitable employment and community services organisation.  Workways Australia provides services across Victoria, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Queensland. Envite Environment originated in northern New South Wales and now provides environmental services in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.

 Training

Envite Environment provides training in conservation and land management skills including bush regeneration techniques, native and weed plant identification and native plant propagation.

Training is also provided in high level technical skills such as environmental monitoring. Community based training is developed in consultation with local groups to meet identified needs for knowledge and skill development related to ecological restoration projects.

Knowledge and experience

Envite Environment’s has over 40 employees including 10 environmental scientists who are experienced with site assessment, flora and fauna studies, data collection and analysis, vegetation mapping, restoration monitoring and evaluation programs and development and implementation of natural resource management projects.

Bush regeneration teams

Envite Environment combines high level technical expertise with practical skills and experience. We have a large team of qualified bush regenerators with strong local knowledge and experience working in a variety of ecosystems.

In expanding out services to new areas we seek to contract or employ local bush regenerators with relevant qualifications, experience and local knowledge.

 

Landscaping teams

Envite Environment has also developed a capacity to take on large scale infrastructure landscaping projects.  An example is landscaping associated with Pacific Highway upgrades in northern NSW.

Justin  Couper

National Environmental Services Manager

Justin is committed to protecting and restoring our unique natural environment with over 20 years’ experience in  natural resource management. He has had roles in state and local government and works closely with Workways executive team to deliver outcomes against Envite’s strategic plan. Justin has expertise in project management, business development, community engagement and facilitating collaborative partnerships.

Maree Thompson
maree

Senior Environment Coordinator

Expertise in ecological restoration project development, grant and contract applications, restoration plan development, project management, coordination and reporting with over 20 years’ experience with Envite Environment.

Mick  Webb

Restoration Ecologist

Mick has over 16 years experience in ecological restoration. His role includes project development, resourcing, GIS, site assessment and environmental restoration planning.  He has worked with multiple stakeholders including RMS, developers , community organisations, Landcare and Aboriginal Land Councils.

Dan  Cox

Restoration Ecologist

Dan has over 14 years experience in environmental project coordination, team management, flora survey, site assessment and planning, use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to monitor and evaluate environmental outcomes, production of ecological restoration plans, delivery of best practice bush regeneration, revegetation and propagation. Dan has expertise in on-ground delivery of restoration in endangered ecological communities including rainforests, wetlands, coastal dunes, riparian areas, sclerophyll forests and other vegetation communities.

Georgina Jones
georgina

Environmental Scientist

Expertise in ecological restoration and community education with 18 years’ experience. Skills in developing educational resources, community ecological training, project development, GIS mapping, coordination and reporting.

Iain Stych


Ecological Restoration Team Leader

Iain has over 10 years team supervision and coordination experience working in partnership with private and public landholders, local councils, government agencies, Landcare and community organisations. Iains background includes over 20 years animal husbandry experience in zoos including fauna monitoring and recovery program management.

Yann Riou


Ecological Restoration Team Leader

Yann has over 12 years experience in ecological restoration including planning and implementation of best practice bush regeneration works. Yann leads his team in the restoration of a range of ecosystems including rainforest, coastal ecosystems, riparian area and Sclerophyll  forests.

Jason Page


Ecological Restoration Team Leader

Jason has completed projects in wetland and waterway conservation, civil development offset plantings and koala  habitat revegetation across south east QLS and northern NSW. He holds a strong commitment to the ecological restoration of every site under his supervision in the Coffs Harbour / Bellingen area.

Rian Marsh


Ecological Restoration Team Leader

Ryan leads bush regeneration and ecological restoration works in the Gold Coast area.

Andrew Vincent

Ecological Restoration Team Leader

Andrew has 10 years’ experience working across arrange of programs within Envite and currently leads bush regeneration and ecological restoration works in the Clarence Valley area. Prior to working with Envite Andrew was employed with Parks Victoria for 10 years as a Waterways Ranger & Event Manager.

Tom  Learmonth

Ecological Restoration Team Leader

Tom leads bush regeneration and ecological restoration works in the Richmond area.

Roger Morris

Work Skills Traineeship Team Supervisor

Roger leads and trainees Skilling Queenslanders for Work teams undertaking ecological restoration works in Numinbah Valley in South East Queensland.

Shaan  Watson

Yaegl Indigenous Team Mentor

Shaan works with a team of Yaegl Indigenous bush regenerators in the Clarence Valley area. He has formal teaching qualifications and is a skilled botanist, restoration ecologist and educator. Shaan is committed to caring for country and building capacity within his teams.

Sophie Beasley

Environment Coordinator

Sophie coordinates the Drought Relief Programme covering Wellington and East Gippsland Shires. She has a background in Landscape Architecture and Project Management with experience (18 years local & State Govt) in project planning and delivery, and stakeholder engagement.

Pauline Roatz

Corporate Services Coordinator

Pauline provides financial and administrative services management for Envite Environment.