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Administered by: Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Published Date 21 Apr 2021

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

FOR THE PERIOD: 1 July 2019 to 30 September 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 (SD2019/3982) was received on 8 August 2019 from Woodside Energy Limited, 11 Mount Street, Perth, Western Australia, 6000 (ACN: 005 482 986), for a permit to load for the purposes of dumping, and to dump up to 2,781,700 cubic metres of dredged material, derived from capital dredging from the trunkline trenching works at the Port of Dampier, Western Australia.

·         An application (SD2019/3984) was received on 24 September 2019 from the Western Australian Department of Transport, 5 Newman Court, Fremantle, Western Australia, 6160 (ABN: 27 285 643 255), for a permit to load for the purposes of dumping, and to dump up to 1,050,000 cubic metres of dredged material, derived from maintenance dredging of the Jurien Bay Boat Harbour, Western Australia.

Applications received for variations under section 23 of the Act

·         An application for a variation to a permit (SD2018/3902) was received on 22 July 2019 from 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 13,800 cubic metres (in-situ) of dredged material, derived from maintenance dredging of Sylvania Waters, Woronora River and Kareela Creek, New South Wales.

·         An application for a variation to a permit (SD2013/2442) was received on 21 August 2019 from Gippsland Ports Committee of Management Incorporated, 97 Main Street, PO Box 388, Bairnsdale, Victoria, 3875 (ABN: 98 943 634 870), to allow a change of channel alignment of the northern end of Reeve Channel from the currently permitted dredge footprint.

Permit Variations granted under sections 21 and 23 of the Act

·         A variation (No. 1) to a permit (SD2018/3902) was granted on 31 August 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 13,800 cubic metres (in-situ) of dredged material, derived from maintenance dredging of Sylvania Waters, Woronora River and Kareela Creek, New South Wales.

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

Copies of a decision by the Minister/delegate under the Act may be obtained, upon request, from the Director, Sea Dumping Section, Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, GPO Box 858, CANBERRA, ACT 2601. 

 

Jamie Machin

Acting Director

Sea Dumping Section

16 April 2021