ESS works with a variety of clients across Australia and the Pacific (including Canada). Our diverse experience and expertise ensures that we are able to provide tailored solutions and systems that meet the unique needs of our clients. Below is a small selection of our current projects:
Great Barrier Reef Foundation - Traditional Owner-led monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER)
Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
ESS are engaged by the Great Barrier Reef Foundation to deliver the information management tools and on-ground coordination for the Traditional Owner-led Integrated Monitoring and Reporting Pilot Program (TO IMR).
Centre for Rock Art Research + Management
University of Western Australia
As the database with the largest repository of rock art data in Australia, this resource collects, stores and links information from all major projects undertaken by Archaeology at UWA, as well as providing the tools to redistribute this information to Traditional Owners and Indigenous communities.
Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation - Business development and capacity building
K'gari and Hervey Bay, Queensland
The delivery of a range of tools and services related to business development and management, including business information management systems and skills, reporting tools, direct project management assistance, and support for building partnerships and negotiating contracts.
The Queensland Native Mounted Police Research Database
Flinders University, South Australia
Data collection, storage and management system for an Australian Research Council funded archaeology and archival project that seeks to document the activities, lives and legacies of the Native Mounted Police across Queensland.
Indigenous Perspectives Society (Canada)
Victoria, British Columbia
Implementation of an tailored information management system with the capacity to manage a range of business and organisational information, including members and clients, training organisations, course enrolments, and project management.
Thamarrurr Development Corporation
Wadeye, Northern Territory
TDC have implemented a content management system (CMS) to store and organise their newly developed Healthy Country Plan. Rather than existing as a static repository of information, the CMP manages content in a way that enables TDC to link ranger work with their priorities for culture and country.
Torres Strait Regional Authority
Torres Strait, Queensland
Work Planning and Reporting System to coordinate land and sea management work within and across the region's 13 community ranger groups - currently expanding to develop and integrate a Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement (MERI) framework that aligns with the Torres Strait's Key Values for people, land and sea.
Karajarri Traditional Lands Association
Bidyadanga, Western Australia
Miranu Janka Wankayi Karajarriku (Keeping knowledge alive for Karajarri people) is a cultural and environmental heritage database that has expanded to include Business Management tools as well as a Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement (MERI) system.
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Uluru, Northern Territory
Cultural Site Management System serving as a secure digital “keeping place” that stores and catalogues a variety of information about cultural sites in the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park - now also used as a organisational tool for all cultural heritage management and fieldwork.
Samson Cree Nation
Maskwacis, Alberta, Canada
Cultural and Ecological Information Management System providing the capacity to record and manage cultural information, disseminate information to developers, manage projects, and deliver a cultural monitoring program to measure the cumulative impacts of development.