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Footrot Flats Pty Ltd, Stowport Abattoir Expansion, North West Tasmania


Public Comment Period now Closed.

The Proposal
Public Representations
Environmental Effects Report
For Further Information


The Proposal

The Stowport Abattoir is an existing operation which has increased is throughput following the closure of the Devonport City Abattoir. The site is located at 5 Warra Road, Stowport, in North Western Tasmania on private land.​

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). An Environmental Effects Report (EER) has been lodged in support of the above proposal.


Public Representations

In accordance with s.57(5) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (LUPAA), any person may make a representation relating to the permit application (including the EER) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.​​​


​​​Environmental Effects Report

The purpose of the EER 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 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.

  Footrot Flats Pty Ltd - Stowport Abattoir Expansion, North-West Tasmania - EER   (15Mb)



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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.