Ardill Payne Engineers

Ardill Payne & Partners is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm of Engineers, Town Planners and Surveyors. Ardill Payne & Partners is based in Ballina on the Far North Coast of NSW. APP has been practising for over 35 years. With five principals, employing twenty highly skilled professionals and technicians in all aspects of Engineering, Town Planning and Surveying, we are confident that the professional expertise and diligence of our management and staff is unequalled in the Northern Rivers.

our fields of expertise...

civil engineering

structural engineering

town planning



project management

water engineering

master planning

we specialise in...


Featured Project - Ballina Heights Estate

“I would like to thank your entire staff that I had contact with, for their professionalism, interaction and the ease of communication with nothing being a problem. They were all a pleasure to deal with Thank you.”

Jason, Country to Coast Constructions


We based our decision to proceed with Ardill Payne from their  original suggestions, geotechnical input, sound advice and genuine interest in the project, Thank you."

David, Quadracon Building Pty Ltd

Latest News

Donating to save lives with Red 25

APP's 'RED 25' Australian Red Cross Service Donor Group, took part in giving blood recently, and we are excited to share, that we currently hold the title for most donations by an Engineering company with less than 100 employees in NSW in 2019! APP also tied ninth in Australia, for donations by Engineering companies with less […]

Into Orbit with Lego League

We were recently invited by the Emmanuel Anglican College in Ballina to take part in judging the first Lego League into Orbit Competition!! APP Principal, Bill Payne volunteered as head referee and APP Principal, Rob Jacob volunteered as match referee. This is a National Competition with regional and state events, designed for schools by FLL […]