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Administered by: Environment and Energy
Published Date 08 May 2019

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

FOR THE PERIOD: 1 January 2019 to 31 March 2019

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 (SD2019-3962) was received on 12 March 2019 from Pilbara Ports Authority,
ABN: 94 987 448 870, for a permit
to load for the purposes of dumping, and to dump up to 1,500,000 cubic metres of dredged material, derived from maintenance dredging of Pilbara Ports Authority facilities  within the Port of Dampier, Western Australia.

Permits granted under sections 19 and 21 of the Act

·         A permit (SD2018-3902) was granted on 28 February 2019 to Southern Dredging Pty Ltd, 1/260 Captain Cook Drive, Kurnell, New South Wales, 2231, ACN: 624 473 463, to load for the purposes of dumping, and to dump up to 13,500 cubic metres of seabed material derived from maintenance dredging at Sylvania  Waters and Woronora River, New South Wales.

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

Applications received for variations under section 23 of the Act

·         An application for a variation to a permit (SD2016/3242) was received on 27 February 2019 from
Robe River Mining Co. Pty Ltd, 152-158 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia 6000,
ACN: 008 694 246, to
extend the permit until 31 March 2020 for the disposal of 400,000 cubic metres of dredged material, derived from maintenance dredging of the Cape Lambert Port Operation, Cape Lambert Western Australia.

Permit Variations granted under sections 21 and 23 of the Act

·         A variation (Number 1) to a permit (SD2008/1062) was granted on 22 January 2019 to the Department of Industry, ABN: 72 189 919 072, to vary the name of the permit holder and revise the conditions of the permit to provide compliance with website publishing conditions for the Ex-HMAS Adelaide Artificial Reef, offshore of Avoca, New South Wales.

·         A variation (Number 1) to a permit (SD2016/3242) was granted on 22 March 2019 to Robe River Mining Co. Pty Ltd, 152-158 St Georges Terrace, Perth, Western Australia 6000, ACN: 008 694 246 to extend the permit until 31 March 2020 for the disposal of 400,000 cubic metres of dredged material, derived from maintenance dredging of the Cape Lambert Port Operation, Cape Lambert Western Australia.

 

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

 

 

Anu Datta

Director

Queensland South and Sea Dumping Section