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B G and G M Barwick Pty Ltd, Bridgewater Compost Facility, Midland Highway


EPA Assessment Complete


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


The Proposal

B G and J M Barwick Pty Ltd has proposed to establish a vegetation waste conversion facility adjacent to an existing landscape supply yard on the fringe of the Industrial Estate in Bridgewater.

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Brighton 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 consultation period has now closed.


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Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

The purpose of the EIS 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 EIS was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a EIS which were provided by the Board.

  B G and J M Barwick Pty Ltd, Bridgewater Compost Facility - DPEMP   (3Mb)

  B G and J M Barwick Pty Ltd, Bridgewater Compost Facility - Appendices   (8Mb)


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.

  B G and J M Barwick Pty Ltd, Bridgewater Compost Facility - EAR   (2Mb)​


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1550
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au

The Environment Protection Authority acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of lutruwita (Tasmania) and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.