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Venarchie Pty Ltd - Goanna Road Quarry Upgrade - North Scottsdale

EPA Assessment Complete

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

The Proposal

Venarchie Pty Ltd has lodged a proposal for an extractive pit and materials handling of up to 20, 000 cubic metres per annum at Goanna Road sand quarry, Tasman Highway, North Scottsdale (Tonganah).

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Dorset 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).‚Äč

Public Exhibition of Documentation and Public Representations

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the DPEMP) was made available for public inspection. The public comment period is now closed.


Following the public comment period the proponent was required by the Board to prepare a EER Supplement to address issues raised in public and government agency consultation

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.

Venarchie Pty Ltd - Goanna Road Quarry Upgrade, North Scottsdale - EER

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.

Venarchie Pty Ltd - Goanna Road Quarry Upgrade, North Scottsdale - EAR

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.