Yvette is an Engineering Geologist at Strata Control Technology based in Wollongong. She has been consulting to the underground coal industry for nearly 10 years and has been involved in numerous hydro-geological and geotechnical investigations over that time. Yvette’s hydrological investigations have involved acquisition of field data, analysis and interpretation using the latest field techniques, and interpretation of results using 2D and 3D analysis software. Yvette has been involved in key hydrological projects in the Bowen Basin, Liverpool Plains, Hunter Valley and Southern Coalfield. Yvette has also presented a paper on using Helium as a tool to measure overburden conductivity above longwall panels.