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Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd Flagstaff Gully Quarry


EPA Decision Complete


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations
Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
For Further Information


The Proposal

Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd has proposed to expand their existing quarry at 243 & 395 Flagstaff Gully Road, Lindisfarne. The project involves the extraction, crushing and screening of 150,000 cubic metres per annum of dolerite; drilling and blasting will be required.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Clarence Council.

The purpose of the DPEMP is to provide a source of information upon which interested individuals, groups, government agencies and the Board may consider the environmental and planning impacts of the proposal.

The application has been referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPCA).

The proponent has referred the proposal to the Australian Government for consideration under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Act 1999 (EPBC Act). The Australian Government has determined that the proposal is a controlled action on the grounds that it is likely to have a significant impact on the following matters:

  • Listed threatened species and communities, section 18 and 18A

As such the proposal requires assessment and approval by the Commonwealth Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities before it can proceed.


Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the permit application, and of all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the DPEMP) were made available for public inspection. The public comment period is now closed.

Following the public comment period the proponent was required by the Board to prepare a DPEMP Supplement to address issues raised in the public and Government Agency consultation.


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

Hanson's Flagstaff Gully Quarry DPEMP

List of Appendices

Appendix A: Project Specific Guidelines
Appendix B: Quarry Code of Practice
Appendix C: EPBC Act Correspondence
Appendix D: Traffic Assessment
Appendix E: Hanson Construction Policies
Appendix F:  Soil and Rehabilitation Report
Appendix G: Flora and Fauna
Appendix H: Aboriginal Heritage Survey
Appendix I: Blasting Report
Appendix J:  Noise Report
Appendix K: Dust
Appendix L: Visual Impact Report

Hanson's Flagstaff Gully DPEMP Appendices A to F

Hanson's Flagstaff Gully Quarry DPEMP Appendices H to K

Hanson's Flagstaff Gully Quarry DPEMP Appendix G

Hanson's Flagstaff Gully DPEMP Appendix L


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. This report contains an environmental assessment and recommendations to the Board in relation to the proposal.
The permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Clarence City Council are contained in Appendix 3 of the environmental assessment report.

Hansons Flagstaff Gully - EAR


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599 Fax: 03 6173 0254
Email:EnvironmentEnquiries@environment.tas.gov.au