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Tasmanian Dairy Products - Milk Powder Processing Facility - Smithton


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

Tasmanian Dairy Products Co. Ltd has proposed to construct and operate a milk powder processing facility at RA 2 Irishtown Road, Smithton. The facility will process up to 480,000 litres of milk per 8 hour working day.

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

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 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 DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the project specific guidelines for preparation of a DPEMP 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 DPEMP) were made available for public inspection. The public comment period is now closed.


Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

List of Appendices

  • A: Detailed Process Summary
  • B: Site Plan
  • C: Photo Montage
  • D: Aquatic Survey
  • E: Surface Water Quality Monitoring Points
  • F: European Heritage Investigation
  • G: AUSPLUME modelling Report
  • H: Wastewater Flow Diagram
  • I: Correspondence from Cradle Mountain Water
  • J: Noise Survey
  • K: Land Use Planning Report
  • L: Traffic Impact Assessment.

Tasmanian Dairy Products - Milk Powder Processing Facility - Smithton - DPEMP and Appendices A to F

Tasmanian Dairy Products - Milk Powder Processing Facility - Smithton - DPEMP Appendices G to M


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 Circular Head Council are contained in Appendix 3 of the environmental assessment report.

Tasmanian Dairy Products - EAR


Assessments Section
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Email:EnvironmentEnquiries@environment.tas.gov.au