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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 July 2014 to 7 August 2014

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 (SD2014/2742) was received on 1 July 2014 from Mermaid Supply Base Pty Ltd, Mermaid Road, Burrup Peninsula, Dampier, Western Australia, 6173, ACN: 009 200 640, for a permit to load for the purposes of dumping, and to dump up to 150,000 cubic metres of material, derived from maintenance dredging of the Approach Channel, Outer Basin, Berth Pocket, Inner Basin and Slipway Channel at the Mermaid Supply Base located within the Port of Dampier, Western Australia.

·         An application (SD2014/2782) was received on 22 July 2014 from Chevron Australia Pty Ltd, 250 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia , 6000, ABN: 29 086 197 757, for a permit to load for the purpose of dumping and to dump up to 140,000 cubic metres of wastewater from the Silja Europa  (IMO No. 8919805), offshore of Barrow Island, Western Australia.

·         An application (SD2014/2802) was received on 28 July 2014 from Chevron Australia Pty Ltd, 250 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, 6000, ABN: 29 086 197 757, for a permit to load for the purposes of dumping and to dump up to 57,800 cubic metres of treated sewage from the Silja Europa (IMO No. 8919805), offshore of Barrow Island, Western Australia.

·         An application (SD2014/2842) was received on 6 August 2014 from New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, 36 Marina Drive, Coffs Harbour Jetty, New South Wales, 2450, ABN: 72 189 919 072, for a permit for the placement of an artificial reef, offshore of Shoalhaven Heads, New Sout Wales.

Permits Granted under sections 19 & 21 of the Act

·         A permit (SD2013/2602) was granted on 21 July 2014 to the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries, 8 Nicholson Street East Melbourne, Victoria, 8002, ABN: 90 719 052 204, for the placement of an artificial reef, offshore of Torquay, Victoria. 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).

 

 

 

 

Permit Variations Granted under sections 21 & 23 of the Act

·         A variation (variation number 1) to permit (SD2012/2362) was granted on 2 July 2014 to the Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited, ACN: 005 139 873, to vary condition 11 (water quality monitoring). The variation to the above permit was 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