ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh

Current Stage

Public Comment Invited on Case for Assessment

Proposal Details

Client: ABx Group Limited

Premises: DL 130 Bauxite Project

Activity: quarry and materials handling

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 16/11/2022

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 1/6/2024

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 18/6/2024

​​​​The Proposal

​​​The proposal is to extract up to 50,000 cubic meters of material per year via excavation, to produce mostly bauxite products. The proposal includes screening of most material and crushing of a small portion of the extracted material (up to 1,000 cubic meters per year).​

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Meander Valley 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).

Notice of Intent

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - NOI (PDF 21Mb)

Environmental Effects Report Guidelines

EER Guidelines have been prepared by the Board to assist the proponent to prepare a case for assessment. Based on the information contained in the Notice of Intent, the guidelines identify the key issues which are expected to be relevant to the assessment of the proposal.​​

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - EER Guidelines (PDF 582Kb)​

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:

Meander Valley Council Offices
26 Lyall Street
WESTBURY   TAS   7303

Copies of the EER may be obtained from Katrina Hill (Ph: 03 6323 1978, Email: khill@pittsh.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 Saturday 1st June 2024 to Tuesday 18 June 2024 in writing to:

The General Manager
Meander Valley Council
PO Box 102
WESTBURY   TAS   7303

or by emailing the General Manager at: planning@mvc.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 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.

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - EER (PDF 6Mb)

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - Appendix A (PDF 12Mb)

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - Appendix B (PDF 8Mb)

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - Appendix C (PDF 5Mb)

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - Appendix D (PDF 136Mb)

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - Appendix E (PDF 2Mb)

 ABx Group Limited, DL 130 Bauxite Project, Reedy Marsh - Appendix F (PDF 961Kb)

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