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North East Excavations - Dianas Basin Quarry Expansion - Basin Creek St Helens


EPA assessment complete


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


The Proposal

North East Excavations (Tas) Pty Ltd has proposed to expand production at their gravel quarry located at Basin Creek Road, St Helens up to 20,000 cubic metres per annum.

The application was 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 lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to the Break O'Day Council.

The EER was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the project specific guidelines for preparation of an EER which were provided by the Board.


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 Environmental Effects Report (EER) were advertised for public comment. The public comment period is now closed.


Environmental Effects Report

North East Excavations - Quarry Expansion - Basin Creek Road, St Helens - EER

North East Excavations - Quarry Expansion - Basin Creek Road, St Helens - Flora and Fauna Report


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. This report contains 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 Break O'Day Council are contained in Appendix 2 of the environmental assessment report.

North East Excavations - Quarry Expansion - Basin Creek Road, St Helens - EAR

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