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  • Ben Baghurst | Senior Consultant

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8207 5326

    Mobile: 0488 126 577

    Fax: (08) 8463 3336

    Email: ben.baghurst@sa.gov.au

    Ben Baghurst Capability Statement (PDF 278.1 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Natural Resource Management.

    The majority of Ben's projects have been associated with major environmental restoration, the mineral and energy industry, and water reso…

    Area of Expertise: Natural Resource Management.

    The majority of Ben's projects have been associated with major environmental restoration, the mineral and energy industry, and water resources sector. Ben has played an active role in developing carbon storage strategies as well as business cases for the PIRSA South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program (SARMS) and DEWNR Water Management Solution (WMS).

    Qualifications

    Doctorate of Philosophy in Marine Biology; Bachelor of Science (Honours) majoring in Environmental Biology; Diploma of Project Management; Bushland Condition Monitoring training

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      New Horizons

      The New Horizons program aims to improve poor quality soils and increase broad acre crops and pasture production.

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  • Rowena Brown | Principal Consultant

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8429 0346

    Mobile: 0476 809 930

    Fax: (08) 8463 3336

    Email: rowena.brown@sa.gov.au

    Rowena Brown Capability Statement (PDF 354.8 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Aboriginal Communication and Engagement.

    Rowena is Rural Solutions SA's Aboriginal engagement subject matter expert and provides leadership for PIRSA's Aboriginal Par…

    Area of Expertise: Aboriginal Communication and Engagement.

    Rowena is Rural Solutions SA's Aboriginal engagement subject matter expert and provides leadership for PIRSA's Aboriginal Partnership Unit. She brings a wealth of experience in terms of working in partnership with Aboriginal communities and government to achieve economic, environmental and social outcomes.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours in Ecotoursim

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    • Field of canola with a old barn in the background

      New Horizons

      The New Horizons program aims to improve poor quality soils and increase broad acre crops and pasture production.

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  • Dan Croucher | Program Manager

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8429 0365

    Mobile: 0427 406 064

    Fax: (08) 8463 3336

    Email: dan.croucher@sa.gov.au

    Dan Croucher Capability Statement (PDF 291.0 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Program Manager.

    Dan is the Programs Manager for Rural Solutions SA and is responsible for the development and negotiation of new initiatives that provide multiple be…

    Area of Expertise: Program Manager.

    Dan is the Programs Manager for Rural Solutions SA and is responsible for the development and negotiation of new initiatives that provide multiple benefits to the State and focus on improving overall environmental, water management and economic productivity performance. He also provides Program and Delivery Leadership across Rural Solutions SA.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Natural Resource Management; Diploma of Project Management

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    • Field of canola with a old barn in the background

      New Horizons

      The New Horizons program aims to improve poor quality soils and increase broad acre crops and pasture production.

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  • Justine Drew | Team Leader - South

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8762 9114

    Mobile: 0427 618 854

    Email: justine.drew@sa.gov.au

    Justine Drew Capability Statement (PDF 276.5 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Team Leader.

    Justine has worked in the field of natural resource management for 18 years, specialising in pest management in the South East region. Her capabilities h…

    Area of Expertise: Team Leader.

    Justine has worked in the field of natural resource management for 18 years, specialising in pest management in the South East region. Her capabilities have been recognised with various assignments and leadership roles across South Australia in pest management, strategic planning in the public and private sectors and change management programs in State Government.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Applied Science (Natural Resource Management); Certificate IV in Business (Frontline Management)

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    • Field of canola with a old barn in the background

      New Horizons

      The New Horizons program aims to improve poor quality soils and increase broad acre crops and pasture production.

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    Publications

    Rogers PJ, Drew M, Bailleul F and Goldsworthy SD (2016). Offshore survey of the biodiversity, distributions and habitat use of pelagic sharks in the Great Australian Bight. GABRP Research Report Number 7, Great Australian Bight Research Program, August 2016, 77pp.
    Offshore survey of the biodiversity, distributions and habitat use of pelagic sharks in the Great Australian Bight Download (7.1 MB)

    Drew, M., Rogers, P. and Huveneers, C. (2016). Slow life-history traits of a neritic predator, the bronze whaler (Carcharhinus brachyurus). Marine and Freshwater Research 67(3), 461-472.
    https://doi.org/10.1071/MF15399

    Steer, M.A., Fowler, A.J., McGarvey, R., Feenstra, J., Westlake, E.L., Matthews, D., Drew, M., Rogers, P.J. and Earl, J. (2018). Assessment of the South Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery in 2016. Report to PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture. South Australian Research and Development Institute (Aquatic Sciences), Adelaide. SARDI Publication No. F2017/000427-1. SARDI Research Report Series No. 974. 250pp.
    Assessment of the South Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery in 2016 Download (7.9 MB)

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  • Leah Feuerherdt | Senior Consultant

    PIRSA-Rural Solutions SA | Business Services

    Phone: (08) 8429 0374

    Mobile: 0427 333 013

    Fax: (08) 8463 3336

    Email: leah.feuerherdt@sa.gov.au

    Leah Feuerherdt Capability Statement (PDF 269.0 KB)

    Area of Expertise: Natural Resource Management.

    Leah a thorough understanding in natural resource management issues, including pest plant and animal management. As author of pest manage…

    Area of Expertise: Natural Resource Management.

    Leah a thorough understanding in natural resource management issues, including pest plant and animal management. As author of pest management plans at regional and state levels, Leah understands broad scale strategic pest control.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Applied Science with Honours in Conservation and Park Management; Graduate Diploma of Education; Certificate IV in Project Management; Pest Management Technician Licence; accredited Chainsaw and Basic Tree Felling, Remote First Aid and ChemCert

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      New Horizons

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