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WestCoast Wind Pty Ltd , Wind Farm , Granville Harbour


EPA Assessment Complete


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations
Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan
For Further Information


The Proposal

WestCoast Wind Pty Ltd  had proposed to construct and operate a new wind farm on private land at Granville Farm, 658 Granville Harbour Road, Granville Harbour, located approximately 1.5 kilometres north of the settlement of Granville Harbour and approximately 25 kilometres north-west of Zeehan.  The proposal comprises of 33 wind turbines generating a maximum of 99 megawatts of electricity and an 11 kilometre transmission line and associated infrastructure to transport electricity from the wind farm to the Reece Power Station and three on-site quarries to supply construction materials.

The proponent had lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to West Coast 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).


Public Exhibition of Documentation

A copy of the permit application and 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

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 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.

West Coast Wind Pty Ltd , Granville Harbour - DPEMP Vol 1

Volume 2 - Appendices A - F (excluding Appendix D) 

Appendix D

Volume 3 - Appendices G - O 

West Coast Wind Pty Ltd - Granville Harbour, DPEMP Supplement Final

West Coast Wind Pty Ltd - Supplement, Appendix A (1)

West Coast Wind Pty Ltd - Supplement, Appendix A (2)

West Coast Wind Pty Ltd - Supplement, Appendix A (3)

West Coast Wind Pty Ltd - Identification of Epacris Species, Supplement, Appendix B

West Coast Wind Pty Ltd - Supplement, Appendix C


Environmental Assessment Report and EPA decision

The environmental assessment report has now been completed and can be viewed below. The report contains the permit conditions required by the Board to be included in the land use permit, if a permit is granted, by Council.

WestCoast Wind Pty Ltd, Granville Harbour - EAR


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