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Forestry Tasmania, Chatlee Quarry, Murchison District


EPA Assessment Complete


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


The Proposal

Forestry Tasmania proposed to increase production capacity of the existing quarry on Chatlee Road, Salmon River Forest Block, Murchison District to a maximum of 19,500m3 of rock including 2,000m3 of crushed materials 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).


Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

A copy of the supporting documentation was advertised for public comment. The public comment period is now closed


Supporting Documentation

Documentation submitted in support of the proposal provides 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.

  Chatlee Quarry Assessment Documentation   (1Mb)


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 a copy of Environment Protection Notice 8686/1 containing the Board's environmental conditions for the conduct of the proposed operations.

  Forestry Tasmania Chatlee Quarry EAR   (2Mb)


Assessments Section
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4599
Email: Enquiries@epa.tas.gov.au