Boral Construction Materials Group Ltd, Macquarie Road Quarry

Current Stage

Public Comment Invited on Case for Assessment

Proposal Details

Client: Boral Construction Materials Group Pty Ltd

Premises: Macquarie Road Quarry, Meadowbank, Macquarie Road, Campbell Town 7210

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 9/3/2021

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 11/9/2021

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 9/10/2021

​​​The Proposal

Boral Construction Materials Group Ltd proposes to establish a hard rock and gravel quarry with a production and processing capacity of 200,000 cubic metres per annum. The site is located 4 kilometres north-west of Campbell Town, on a mining lease of 75 hectares, which was formerly operated for bauxite extraction by another company. The proposed operation will involve crushing and screening of the material, as well as drilling and blasting.​​

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Northern Midlands Council.

The application was referred to the Board of the Environment P​rotection Authority (the Board) for assessment under the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMP​CA).

​​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:


Northern Midlands Council Offices
13 Smith Street
Longford

Copies of the EER may be obtained from Integrated Land Management & Planning (Ph: 0437 394 492)​.

Public Re​​​presentations

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 11 September to Saturday 9 October 2021 in writing to:

The General Manager
Northern Midlands Council
PO Box 156
LONGFORD 7301

or by emailing the General Manager at:​ planning@nmc.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.​

 Boral Construction Materials Group Ltd, Macquarie Road Quarry - EER (PDF 16Mb)​