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Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Big Blue Quarry, Runnymede

Public Comment Invited Until Saturday 21 November 2020

The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Public Representations
Environmental Impact Statement
For Further Information

The Proposal

Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd has proposed to operate a quarry located adjacent to Woodsdale Road, Runnymede (PID 2713661). The proposed maximum extraction volume is 200,000 cubic metres per year, with crushing and screening of up to 100% of material extracted. Blasting is also proposed to occur, approximately 16 times per year on average.

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to Southern Midlands 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 EIS) are available for public inspection and may be examined during normal business hours at:

Southern Midlands Council Offices

71 High Street 


85 Main Street
KEMPTON   TAS   7030

Copies of the EIS may be obtained from Van Diemen Consulting (M: 0438 588 695, E: rwbarnes73@gmail.com).

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 EIS) from Saturday 24 October 2020 to Saturday 21 November 2020 in writing to:

The General Manager
Southern Midlands Council
PO Box 21

Or by emailing the General Manager at: mail@southernmidlands.tas.gov.au

Please note that your correspondence may be publicly disclosed unless there is legitimate commercial, national security or environmental reason for confidentiality. If you would like your correspondence to remain confidential, please make a statement to that effect and indicate the basis for the request.

Environmental Impact Statement

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.

  Gadtech Materials Pty Ltd, Big Blue Quarry, Runnymede - EIS   (14Mb)‚Äč

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.