About Us

In an era where regulatory landscapes are becoming increasingly intricate, having a team of compliance and sustainability experts who are also software aficionados is a game-changer. It sets us apart and we call it – epar’s Dual Expertise Advantage.

This unique dual expertise empowers our team to not only interpret complex regulations and standards but also to craft innovative
solutions that streamline the whole process.

epar’s journey started in 2002 and was founded by our CEO Terry Muir. 2023 marks the year epar will be celebrating 21 years – an important milestone for the company as we look back on growth, accomplishments, and relationships built with our customers, staff, and the community.

Our Vision

To be the partner of choice for organisations
striving towards compliance and climate success

epar’s journey started in 2002 and was founded by our CEO Terry Muir. 2023 marks the year epar will be celebrating 21 years – an important milestone for the company as we look back on growth, accomplishments, and relationships built with our customers, staff, and the community.

Our Vision

A connected low carbon
regenerative future

Accomplishments

Accomplishments

Since our founding, epar has evolved to become a multiple award winner with a portfolio of over 1,200 facilities and 11,000 users engaging with epar Connect 2.0. We proudly and vigorously protect our unblemished 20-year record of zero prosecutions of any epar client for any environment, health, or safety matter.

  • In 2003 epar proudly developed golf’s first environmental management system

  • epar was the first to integrate golf environment and golf safety into the one digital system

  • The epar system was recognised as the most advanced EMS in golf in a USGA study

  • The epar EHS technology was admitted to The Australian Government Technology Showcase

  • epar was selected to represent Australia at the G’Day USA Program in Los Angeles

  • epar has been selected by Audubon International USA (a USA Certification body), to partner, manage and support a golf course and hospitality environmental stewardship recognition and certification program in Australia

  • The epar developed IPM Program was selected by the IPM Council of Canada to deliver legislated chemical use and reporting across 700 facilities in Canada

  • In 2003 epar proudly developed golf’s first environmental management system

  • epar was the first to integrate golf environment and golf safety into the one digital system

  • The epar system was recognised as the most advanced EMS in golf in a USGA study

  • The epar EHS technology was admitted to The Australian Government Technology Showcase.

  • epar was selected to represent Australia at the G’Day USA Program in Los Angeles

  • epar has been selected by Audubon International USA (a USA Certification body), to partner, manage and support a golf course and hospitality environmental stewardship recognition and certification program in Australia

  • The epar developed IPM Program was selected by the IPM Council of Canada to deliver legislated chemical use and reporting across 700 facilities in Canada

Best Environmental
Product and Service

BUSINESS INDUSTRY
AWARDS

Best Policy
and Planning

BUSINESS INDUSTRY
AWARDS

Fastest Growing
Business

INNOVATION CATEGORY

Terry Muir

Master of Science and Technology
University of NSW
Bachelor of Environmental Assessment and Management
University of Newcastle

Meet Terry

Terry is epar’s founder and CEO. He heads our sustainability, climate and risk services. Terry has 40 years experience developing, managing, implementing, auditing, and investigating compliance and EHS best practices.

His compliance and sustainability experience includes establishing the Environment and Protection Agency’s Specialist Investigation Unit; planning compliance with local government; and over 20 years developing and implementing compliance and best programs for the sports and hospitality sector – locally, nationally, and internationally.

Terry was the recipient of the prestigious Whitely Award form the University of NSW on two occasions – the first was the Whitely Award for Toxicology and the second was the Whitely Award for Dangerous Goods Management. Terry was also admitted to Top Tier Impact (TTI) – a global members-only ecosystem of professionals focused on solving the critical issues of our time and accelerating sustainability worldwide.

Meet Terry

Terry Muir

Master of Science and Technology
University of NSW
Bachelor of Environmental Assessment and Management
University of Newcastle

Terry is epar’s founder and CEO. He heads our sustainability, climate and risk services. Terry has 40 years experience developing, managing, implementing, auditing, and investigating compliance and EHS best practices.

His compliance and sustainability experience includes establishing the Environment and Protection Agency’s Specialist Investigation Unit; planning compliance with local government; and over 20 years developing and implementing compliance and best programs for the sports and hospitality sector – locally, nationally, and internationally.

Terry was the recipient of the prestigious Whitely Award form the University of NSW on two occasions – the first was the Whitely Award for Toxicology and the second was the Whitely Award for Dangerous Goods Management. Terry was also admitted to Top Tier Impact (TTI) – a global members-only ecosystem of professionals focused on solving the critical issues of our time and accelerating sustainability worldwide.

Combined Staff Expertise

  • Master of Science and Technology
    University of NSW

  • Master of Disaster Resilience and Sustainability
    University of Newcastle

  • Master of Occupational Health and Safety
    University of Newcastle

  • Bachelor of Environmental Science with Honours
    University of Newcastle

  • Bachelor of Environmental Assessment and Management
    University of Newcastle

  • Bachelor of Business
    Charles Sturt University

  • Graduate Certificate Disaster Risk Reduction
    University of Newcastle

  • Diploma Workplace Health and Safety

  • Cert IV Implement Environmental Management System

  • Cert IV Government Investigations

  • Cert IV Workplace Training and Assessment

  • Cert IV Assess Workplace Competence

  • Cert III Financial Services

  • Cert II Public Safety

  • Root Cause Analysis – SAI Global

  • Advanced Auditing Safety – SAI Global

  • Harvard Executive Program – Golf Course Design

  • Harvard Executive Design – Golf Course Environmental Considerations

  • MIT Sloan – Mastering En-ROADS Program

  • MIT Sloan – Climate Interactive Climate Ambassador

  • United Nations Environment Program – Nature Based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience

  • Business and Climate Change – Towards Net Zero Emissions – Cambridge University

  • Climate Leader – The Climate Reality Corps

  • Certified EMS Auditor – Exemplar Global