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Administered by: Environment and Energy
Published Date 05 Dec 2016

 

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

FOR THE PERIOD: 1 April 2014 to 30 June 2014

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

Applications Received under S18 of the Act

·         An application (SD2014/2682) was received on 12 May 2014 for a permit for a burial at sea to be conducted by Sapphire Coast Funerals Pty Ltd, Munje Street, Pambula, New South Wales, offshore of Merimbula, New South Wales.

·         An application (SD2014/2722) was received on 4 June 2014 from Southern Ports Authority, ACN: 044 341 250, 85 Brunswick Road, Albany, Western Australia, 6330, for a permit to load for the purposes of dumping, and to dump up to 12 million cubmic metres of dredged material derived from capital dredging at the Port of Albany, Western Australia.

Permits Granted under S19 & S21 of the Act

·         A permit (SD2014/2682) was granted on 14 May 2014 to Sapphire Coast Funerals Pty Ltd of Munje Street, Pambula, New South Wales, for a burial at sea, offshore of Merimbula, New South Wales. The Minister/delegate did not require this permit to undergo an assessment in accordance with section 160 of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

Application variation applications under S23 of the Act

·         An application for a variation to a permit (SD2013/2503) was received on 8 April 2014 from Leighton Contractors Pty Limited, ABN: 98 000 893 667, to extend the permit until 31 July 2014 (variation number 2).

·         An application for a variation to a permit (SD2013/2503) was received on 13 May 2014 from Leighton Contractors Pty Limited, ABN: 98 000 893 667, to increase limits of effluent parameters and to extend the permit until 31 May 2015 (variation number 3).

·         An application for a variation to a permit (SD2012/2362) was received 12 June 2014 from the Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited, ACN: 005 139 873, to vary condition 11 (water quality monitoring requirements) (variation number 1).

·         An application for a variation to a permit (SD2010/1722) was received on 24 June 2014 from the Port Hedland Port Authority, ABN: 94 987 448 870, to amend the trading name to the Pilbara Port Authority ABN: 94 987 448 870 (variation number 2).

·         An application for a variation to a permit (SD2013/2402) was received on 24 June 2014 from Port Hedland Port Authority ABN: 94 987 448 870, to amend the trading name to the Pilbara Ports Authority ABN: 94 987 448 870 (variation number 1).

Permit Variations Granted under S21 & S23 of the Act

·         A variation (variation number 2) to a permit (SD2013/2503) was granted on 30 April 2014 to Leighton Contractors Pty Limited, ABN: 98 000 893 667, to extend the permit until 30 July 2014.

·         A variation (variation number 1) to a permit (SD2011/2062) was granted on 14 May 2014 to PTTEP Australasia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd, ACN: 004 210 164, to vary conditions specifying the placement location of the Riser Turret Mooring and four Mid Water Buoys.

·         A variation (variation number 3) to a permit (SD2013/2503) was granted on 19 June 2014 to Leighton Contractors Pty Limited, ABN: 98 000 893 667, to vary the limits of effluent parameters and to extend the permit until 31 May 2015.

The variations to the above permits were not required to undergo assessment under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act) as the Minister/delegate did not require advice under section 160 of the EPBC Act.

 

 

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