April 3, 2020

For the last five years, I was working in academia on fluvial geomorphology and river restoration research projects. Following completion of my PhD, I decided to move into the consulting industry, and started this new part of my career at JBPacific in November 2019.

I h...

March 31, 2020

I’m lucky enough to have been working with JBPacific for 6 months on a transfer from our parent company, JBA Consulting, in the UK. I’m usually based in Edinburgh, Scotland but I had a feeling the Scottish winter of 2019 was going to be a grim one so I boarded a plane...

March 18, 2020

Following 12 years’ in local government across two different Council’s, I made the decision to move to JBPacific in November last year.

I had dabbled in a bit of private work from time to time, but after being a long-term local government employee, I definitely had a de...

March 12, 2020

This is a common argument between our fluvial and coastal teams, as both challenge for bragging rights for the most important extreme weather process.  There are good arguments for both, but we will let you decide who has the better argument. 

From the flood team:...

February 16, 2020

Whilst we had an unusually late start this year, two cyclones in two weeks has made up for lost time.  

Over on the West Coast TC Damien started as a broad area of low pressure in the Timor Sea, intensifying as it moved along the Kimberley coast.  Winds turned...

January 19, 2020

Australia has just seen its first Category three (Severe) Tropical Cyclone of the 2019/20 season.  As a Low Pressure system it tracked over Darwin, before forming into Tropical Cyclone Claudia near the north Kimberley coast late on 11th January 2020.  


December 22, 2019

Merry Christmas from the JBP team, and a reminder for us Australians living through 40 degree days and a continuing drought, that we are actually in storm season. 

Pulling together data from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) Severe Storms Archive, we see that even in this...

December 7, 2019

November 2019 marked the third birthday of our Australian office, and the fifth year of the JBA Group working throughout the Asia-Pacific region.  

This years' projects have spanned India, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines; working on cyclones and typhoons, monsoon...

September 14, 2019

We are searching for a coastal engineer and a flood engineer with three to six years experience to join our team and work towards a senior or Team Leader position.

Learn more about it here

July 19, 2019

Over the next three months JBP is hosting Michael Thomson, a final year civil engineering student from Griffith University.  Michael is undertaking his thesis in Nature-Based Coastal Erosion Resilience, which is a regular component of our international work in coastal...

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