In memoriam Geoffrey Kavanagh (1963 – 2023)

Geoffrey Kavanagh was intimately involved with the water reform process in Queensland for over 30 years. The Fitzroy Basin was one of the first areas in Queensland to go through the water resource planning process and Geoffrey was one of … Continue reading

Peer-reviewed scientific journal articles

C&R have a long history of conducting high-quality research in a variety of environmental fields, ranging from climate, extreme weather events, water quality, soil properties, geology and ecological conditions to data quality and numerical modelling. In the recent years, staff members and affiliates … Continue reading

The meaning of sea level rise – a comparison between an ancient Scottish village and the Queensland coast

Nothing we do at C&R Consulting can be separated from “climate”, or its offsider “weather”, and nor should it be.  In some way, shape or form, the “climate” dictates how the oldest natural phenomena, the “geology”, ends up as sand … Continue reading

Queensland Government discussion papers

On 4 May 2017, the Queensland Government released two discussion papers for public consultation: The Financial assurance framework reform discussion paper outlines the proposed supporting package of reforms and how these will be implemented, as well as detailing the redesigned … Continue reading

C&R are now a registered research service provider (RSP)

As many of our clients are industry leaders, we recognise that they are exploring cutting-edge technological developments. Pursuing these avenues of research requires the highest level of expertise and knowledge, and C&R regularly provide a multidisciplinary team of scientists to … Continue reading

Remote field work featured in Aust. Mining Review

C&R were recently featured in the September issue of the Australian Mining Review, highlighting our work for Phosphate Hill Mine. We provide technical services at this remote field site, including groundwater sampling and ecological assessments, and our reports are used in relation … Continue reading

Papers, Papers. Read all about it!

We have been very busy here at C&R with various members publishing and delivering papers all over the world.  Here are a few of our latest publications and presentations: 1. Jasmine Jaffrés has written a freely available numerical program to facilitate … Continue reading

Hair to help

Ben Cuff, a valued member of our scientific team, sent us an email this week and he is conducting his own shave for a cure.  Ben’s friends have recently been delivered bad news so he is shaving his head with … Continue reading

Australian Catchment Classification Study

Our Project – Nationally Significant C&R Consulting Pty Ltd were commissioned to undertake a classification study of Australian catchments to group catchments with similar flooding characteristics. This project was a nation-wide catchment regionalisation study with further applications to regional flood … Continue reading

JULY 2014: Corporate Triathlon

Two teams from C&R recently participated in the Sportscene Superwarehouse Townsville Triathlon Festival (, which proudly supports the Townsville Hospital Foundation (, the sole fundraising organisation for the Townsville Hospital.  The foundation makes funds available for medical equipment, research, specialist … Continue reading