About Biotropica

Biotropica Australia is an environmental consultancy  specialising in ecology and tropical ecosystem management based in Far North Queensland (2 hours west of Cairns, on the Atherton Tablelands).  Biotropica has an established reputation for high quality project delivery based on robust science combined with innovative problem solving and attention to detail.

With over a decade of experience in ecological consulting, our knowledge is tailored and applied to offer an extensive range of services to meet the environmental management and assessment needs of our diverse clientele at strategic and operational levels.

Biotropica are proud to work as part of a network of trusted specialist environmental, planning and engineering companies, and, together with our in-house land management team, we are able to provide a complete project managed solution from concept to practical completion.

Recent Clients


BAI Communications


Brazier Motti

Cairns Regional Council

CDM Smith

Coffey Natural Systems

David McCoy Homes P/L

Diatreme Resources Ltd

Environment North Pty Ltd

ExxonMobil PNG Limited

FGF Developments

Flanagan Consulting Group

High Arctic Enery Services

Jacobs Group (Australia)

MacDonnells Law

MGT Minerals Ltd

Oil Search Ltd

QLD Department of Transport and Main Roads

QR National

Satterley Property Group

Stanwell Corporation Ltd

Terrain NRM


Our Associates

CDM Smith

CDM Smith

CDM Smith provides lasting and integrated solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy and facilities to public and private clients worldwide. As a full-service consulting, engineering, construction, and operations firm, they deliver exceptional client service, quality results and enduring value across the entire project life cycle.

Together CDM Smith and Biotropica Australia can provide a comprehensive package of environmental and engineering services to clients in tropical northern Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Asia Pacific. We have the capability and resources to provide tailored and innovative solutions to address the full range of environmental requirements that apply to the tropics.

Environment North

Environment North

Environment North provides specialist project management, environmental planning, and environmental management advice to all tiers of government and selected private sector clients. They offer expertise and a breadth of experience in natural resource evaluation, environmental policy analysis, management planning, recreation planning and ecotourism assessments and seek to develop real-world solutions to complex environmental issues where there is competition for limited natural resources.

The company's principal areas of operation are in the fields of:

  • technical interdisciplinary project management
  • natural resource management
  • bioregional planning
  • impact assessment and environmental management
  • ecological assessment
  • strategic environmental planning advice
  • community consultation
  • environmental engineering