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SD Groves Earthmoving Pty Ltd, Quarry Expansion, Oonah Road, Highclere


Public Comment Invited Until 1 April 2020.


The Proposal
Public Exhibition of Documentation
Public Representations
Environmental Effects Report
For Further Information


The Proposal

SD Groves Earthmoving Pty Ltd has proposed to expand the existing quarry at Oonah Road, Highclere. Increasing production from 20,000 cubic metres per year to 50,000 cubic metres per year.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Burnie City 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 EER) are available for public inspection and may be examined during normal business hours at:

Burnie City Council Offices
80 Wilson Street
BURNIE   TAS  7320

The EER may also be examined at:

Service Tasmania
Ground floor
134 Macquarie Street
HOBART   TAS   7000

Copies of the EER may be available from Environmental Services and Design (ph: 03 - 6431 2999 or e: admin@esandd.com.au).


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) from Wednesday 18 March 2020  to Wednesday 1 April 2020 in writing to:

General Manager
Burnie City Council
P.O. Box 973
BURNIE   TAS   7320

Or by emailing the General Manager at: burnie@burnie.net


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


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.

  SD Groves Earthmoving Pty Ltd, Quarry Expansion, Oonah Road, Highclere - EER   (31Mb)


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