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Engineering, Environmental & Technical Consultancy (PSP002)


Talis is a medium sized, versatile consultancy with a particular focus on client service across the public and private sectors. We are a multidisciplinary team with established capabilities in the areas of Assets, Engineering, Environment, Noise, Spatial and Waste.

Our Engineering team offers a range of professional Engineering as well as Project Management services across the full project lifecycle. Our area of expertise includes, but is not limited to:

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Surface and sub-surface earthworks
  • Site stability and risk assessments
  • Land reclamation assessment and recommendations
  • Evaluation and monitoring site conditions, earthworks and foundations
Natural Disaster Engineering
  • Damage assessment and project management of recovery and reinstatement of essential assets and infrastructure following the declaration of natural disaster events.

Structural Engineering
  • Structural design and certification of buildings
  • Design of retaining structures
  • Analysis, design, inspection, testing and certification of bridges and related structures

Our Environment practice specialises in environmental impact assessment and approvals for a range of local government and industry clients. Our experience ranges from major environmental assessments through to licensing and subsidiary approvals, including project management of specialist sub-consultants where required. Talis personnel have first-hand experience working for mining and industrial operations as well as government agencies responsible for regulation of these facilities.

We also have expertise in all aspects of environmental site investigations. We have a detailed understanding of, and experience in, contaminated site assessments and remediation, hydrogeological assessments, and geotechnical investigations, delivering holistic, integrated solutions to our clients. Our clients include state and local government as well as industry and our work covers a range of contaminants and risks including asbestos, PFAS and hydrocarbons in a variety of environments.

We also have staff extremely well-versed in working with and for the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) and Development Assessment Panels (DAP).

Waste Management

Talis has a dedicated Waste Management Team that is one of the largest and most experienced in Western Australia The Talis Waste Management Team consists of engineers, scientists and consultants who specialise in the delivery of strategic waste management solutions along with recycling and waste infrastructure.  Our spectrum of services includes the delivery of all types of waste management infrastructure including:
  • Community recycling (drop-off) centres and transfer stations
  • Recycling and recovery facilities and landfills from concept through to operations.  Our services in this area include:
    • Site Selection
    • Hydrogeological and Geotechnical Investigations
    • Approvals, Designs and Contract documentation
    • Construction Quality Assurance, and role of Superintendent
Talis team members have been involved in the development of:
  • Strategic Waste Management Plans
  • Waste Minimisation
  • Reuse and Resource Recovery Strategies
  • Resource Recovery and Service Contracts and Procurement
  • We also provide advice in Waste Stream Markets and Technology Due Diligence, and Compositional Waste Auditing


is qualified within the following sub-categories:

  • Bridge Engineering (PSP002-003)
  • Disaster Recovery Engineering (PSP002-004)
  • Environmental and Sustainability Consulting (PSP002-015)
  • Geotechnical Engineering (PSP002-008)
  • Hazardous Materials Management and Contaminated Site Remediation (PSP002-014)
  • Project and Operations Management (PSP002-011)
  • Road, Pavement & Footpath Design & Engineering (PSP002-020)
  • Structural Engineering (PSP002-012)
  • Traffic & Transport Engineering (PSP002-021)
  • Waste Management Consulting (PSP002-006)
  • Water Management (PSP002-019)

Professional Consultancy Services (PSP003)

An effective Asset Management Process will see evidence-based decision making, ensuring the right money is spent on the right asset at the right time. At Talis we offer an integrated, multidisciplinary set of bespoke services and strategies required to enable long term asset management. Our asset management services span across whole-of-life Asset Management which takes into account the implications of acquiring, operating, maintaining, and disposing of assets and Asset Valuation across property, building and other asset classes (roads, footpaths, buildings, drainage, parks, bridges, waste, fleet and natural). We also provide specialised resources and consulting services to maintenance providers and infrastructure owners to optimise long-term contract value and resource and funds allocation.

Our professional consultancy services also include Geospatial Data Mapping and Reporting. The Talis Spatial Intelligence Team specialises in the provision of independent professional consulting and advisory services across all aspects of the GIS and Remote Sensing sectors. We specialise in the capture, management, and distribution of spatial data to deliver meaningful asset management and public works engineering outcomes. We bring a powerful blend of technical excellence and strategic insight, combined with in-depth knowledge of the sector, to deliver quality for our clients.


is qualified within the following sub-categories:

  • Asset Management Services (PSP003-002)
  • Geospatial Data Mapping & Reporting (PSP003-003)
  • Valuation Services (PSP003-001)