DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, WATER AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

 

For further information see the referrals list at http://epbcnotices.environment.gov.au/referralslist/

and type the reference number in the Filter by Referral Number box

 

actions determined as requiring approval (EPBC Act s.75)

Reference

Title

Controlling Provisions

Date

2020/8648

Lower Murray Urban and Rural Water Corporation / Water Management and Use / Nyah-Vinifera Park / Victoria / Nyah Floodplain Restoration Project

  • Listed threatened species and communities (sections 18 & 18A)

26/06/2020

2020/8669

Idemitsu Australia Resources Pty Ltd / Mining / Duck Ponds Road, Comet / Queensland / Ensham Life of Mine Extension

  • Listed threatened species and communities (sections 18 & 18A)
  • A water resource, in relation to coal seam gas development and large coal mining development (sections 24D & 24E)

29/06/2020

2020/8676

Vitrinite Pty Ltd / Mining / near Moranbah / Queensland / Vulcan Complex Project

  • Listed threatened species and communities (sections 18 & 18A)

30/06/2020

 

actions determined as NOT requiring approval (EPBC Act s.75)

Reference

Title

Date

2020/8670

Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited / Transport - Land / Multiple lots / New South Wales / Albury to Illabo Section of Inland Rail

29/06/2020

 

Assessment Approach (EPBC Act s.87)

Reference

Title

Assessment Approach

Date

2020/8676

Vitrinite Pty Ltd / Mining / near Moranbah / Queensland / Vulcan Complex Project

Preliminary Documentation

30/06/2020

 

DECISION ON APPROVAL (EPBC Act s.133)

Reference

Title

Approval Decision

Date

2017/8065

UPC ROBBINS ISLAND PTY LTD / Energy Generation and Supply (renewable) / Part of 156356 / 1, 124651 / 19 and 142621 / 1, entire area of 124651 / 14, 124651 / 13, 124651 / 11, 126961 / 12 / Tasmania / Jim's Plain Renewable Energy Park, north-west Tasmania

Approved with conditions

29/06/2020

2018/8322

SNOWY HYDRO LIMITED / Commonwealth Development / The proposed action incorporates multiple land parcels in the Snowy Mountains Region / New South Wales / Snowy 2.0 Main Works, Snowy Mountains, NSW

Approved with conditions

29/06/2020

2011/6053

GRANGE RESOURCES LIMITED / Mining / Approx 90km east-north-east of Albany / Western Australia / Southdown Magnetite Project

Approved with conditions

30/06/2020

 

variation of conditions of approval (EPBC Act s.143)

Reference

Title

Date

2010/5394

MIDDLEMOUNT COAL PTY LTD / Mining / Bowen Basin / Queensland / Middlemount Coal Project Stage 2

25/06/2020

2016/7717

MIDDLEMOUNT COAL PTY LTD / Mining / Approx. 2.4km east of Middlemount township / Queensland / Middlemount Coal Mine, North-eastern Extension, Bowen Basin, Qld

25/06/2020

 

Some public notifications on the Internet and in the Gazette relating to the processing of referrals for approval under Chapter 4 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 may occasionally be missed in processing by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment or may not meet timeframes for notification. The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment has implemented systems and ongoing quality assurance procedures to minimise any risk of missing a notification within the required timeframe. Where a missed notification is identified the practice will be to notify these even though the timeframe for notification has lapsed. This will ensure that the history of notifications for each referral is available to the public. The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment regrets any inconvenience that may be caused by a missed notification. Please note that late notifications have not affected subsequent processing of referrals or assessments and they do not affect decisions made.