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Administered by: Environment and Energy
Published Date 01 Dec 2016

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ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION (SEA DUMPING) ACT 1981
MATTERS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE

FOR THE PERIOD: 1 July 2013 to 30 September 2013

Pursuant to section 25 of the Environment Protection (Sea Dumping) Act 1981 (the Act), notice is given that:

Applications Received under section 18 of the Act

·         An application (SD2013/2562) was received on 1 August 2013 from Stolthaven Australia Pty Ltd,
ACN: 075 030 992, PO Box 175, Altona, Victoria, 3018, for a permit to load for the purposes of dumping and to dump dredged material derived from capital dredging at the Mayfield 7 berth in the South Arm of the Hunter River, Newcastle, New South Wales.

·         An application (SD2013/2582) was received on 13 September 2013 for a permit for a burial at sea, to be conducted by Alfred James & Sons Pty Ltd, 193 Unley Road, Unley, South Australia, 5061, offshore of Southend, South Australia.

Permits Granted under sections 19 & S21 of the Act

·         A permit (SD2012/2382) was granted on 1 July 2013 to the Caltex Refineries (NSW) Pty Ltd, Level 24, 2 Market St, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000, to load for the purposes of dumping, and to dump up to 153,000 cubic metres of material derived from capital dredging of the Caltex Kurnell port and berthing facilities in Botany Bay, New South Wales.

·         A permit (SD2013/2582) was granted on 17 September 2013 to Alfred Jams & Sons Pty Ltd, 193 Unley Road, Unley, South Australia, 5061, for a burial at sea, offshore of Southend, South Australia.

The Minister/delegate did not require these permits to undergo an assessment in accordance with section 160 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

Refusal to grant a variation to a permit under section 23 of the Act

·         An application to vary a permit (SD2011/2062) from PTTEP Australasia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd, Level 1, 162 Colin Street, West Perth, WA, 6005, to vary conditions specifying the placement location of the Riser Turret Mooring and for Mid Water Buoys derived from operations at the Jabiru oilfield (variation number 1), was refused on 12 August 2013.

Copies of a decision by the Minister/delegate under the Act may be obtained, upon request, from the Director, Queensland Assessments and Sea Dumping Section, Department of the Environment and Energy, GPO Box 787, CANBERRA, ACT 2601. 

 

 

Charmayne Murray

Director

Queensland Assessments and Sea Dumping Section

22 November 2016