Engineering Due Diligence

R2A is a team of qualified and experienced engineers in Melbourne Australia who have provided completely independent due diligence advice on critical risk issues since 1996. This ensures decisions are effective and meet safety and legal requirements.

Whether you require full due diligence or an expert assessment on your internal process, we're here to help you resolve the risk and safety issues that you cannot afford to go wrong, and then communicate the solutions clearly throughout your organisation.

If you want to align the laws of nature and man, ask an engineer.


R2A’s team of engineers independently assess and communicate critical risk issues in an engineering due diligence context for projects, safety, operations and sustainability.
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R2A works across various industries with Government, public and private organisations in Aviation, Defence, Mining, Electricity, Gas, Rail, Road, Shipping & Water/Dams.
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R2A is proud to partner with Engineering Education Australia to deliver a two-day workshop on Engineering Due Diligence.
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Tailored briefings & workshops showcasing the tools and techniques to engineer due diligence specific to your organisation.
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Case Studies

Read our Case Studies that detail various due diligence projects across different industry sectors.
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White Papers

Over the years, R2A has written a number of White Papers on due diligence available for download.
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Purchase R2A's due diligence theory & techniques 

Textbook: Engineering Due Diligence

Updated every few years, this extensive resource details the concepts and applications of due diligence - the legal concept that arises when a duty of care exists - and how it's become endemic in Australian legislation.
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Handbook: Criminal Manslaughter & How Not To Do It

This is a practical guide for Directors and Senior Managers on how to positively demonstrate safety due diligence as a defence against negligence and, thereby, avoid the possibility of a criminal manslaughter conviction (if the worse should happen).
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R2A is sought by organisations in various sectors in Melbourne and across Australia to provide independent due diligence advice using engineering methodologies

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October 11, 2021
SFAIRP Land Use Planning

One of the little recognised consequences of the use of SFAIRP is its implications for land use planning, particularly for industries that can have significant offsite consequences like major hazards facilities (MHFs), dams and licensed pipelines. The whole point of the WHS legislation is to avoid unreasonably injuring your neighbour. As the Brisbane born English […]

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October 11, 2021
Due Diligence and Risk Timelines

When you know there are problems but have insufficient resources to fix them all at once… During a recent discussion with a client, the topic of risk timelines came up and I realised that although we use it as a background concept in much of our work we haven’t articulated it in our textbooks or […]

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Contact us today to organise a chat to discuss your due diligence requirements and how we can ensure your decisions are effective and meet safety and legal requirements.
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