About Us

Bushfire Consulting Services Pty Ltd are extremely well placed to provide reports, training and services which fulfil todays legislative requirements.


T: 02 4744 5800
M: 0425 833 893
E: info@bfcs.com.au


Graduate Diploma – Bushfire Design in Bushfire Prone Areas (2023), University of Western Sydney

Graduate Certificate – Bushfire Design in Bushfire Prone Areas (2019), University of Western Sydney

BPAD-Level 2 Certified Practitioner

NSW Biodiversity Offset Training 2018

UTS Bushfire Short Course 2017

White Card 2013

Diploma in Business – 2013

Certificate IV in Business -2011

Employment History

Bushfire Consulting Services Pty Ltd
Bushfire Consultant
June 2013- Current

Baxter Healthcare
Pricing Coordinator
August 2011 – 2013

Complete Office Supplies
Business Solutions Coordinator
Aug 2010 – August 2011
Implementation Coordinator
May 2009 – Aug 2010
Administration Support Coordinator
June 2008 – May 2009

Laura Richards

Accredited Bushfire Consultant

Laura has over 8 years of experience in the field of bushfire management planning and is highly competent in the preparation of bush fire assessment reports, Bushfire Attack Level Certificates and provision of carefully considered, professional bushfire advice to our clients, delivered in a timely manner, has made Laura a highly regarded member of our bushfire planning team.

Laura has demonstrated her commitment to bushfire management planning by completing and obtaining a distinction in the GraduateCertificate in Bushfire Protection in 2019 and by being appointed as a BPAD-Level 2 Certified Practitioner.

Laura’s expertise includes:

  • Bushfire protection design planning
  • Bushfire risk management / modelling
  • BPAD-Level 2 Certified Practitioner

Relevant projects

Laura’s key project experience includes:

  • 3 Mount Street Mort’s Estate

> Provide a feasibility Study for a proposed one into four lot subdivision

  • St Columbias Catholic College Springwood

> Provide a Bushfire Assessment Report for proposed school buildings

  • Provide feasibility studies for proposed Airbnb’s across the Great Sydney Region
  • Ramsgate RSL Memorial Club

> Provide a Bushfire Assessment Report for the proposed outdoor terrace and play area

  • 54 Tyrone Place Erskine Park

> Provide a Bushfire Assessment Report for the proposed warehouse extension

  • Land Team Australia

> Preparation of multi-lot subdivisions throughout the Central Tablelands

  • Masterton Homes Group

> Preparation of BAL Certificates and Bush Fire Assessment Reports throughout NSW

  • Service NSW Noise Abatement Program

> Provision of BAL Certificates within the Sydney and Lithgow region


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