Client: Boral Construction Materials Group Pty Ltd
Premises: Macquarie Road Quarry, Meadowbank, Macquarie Road, Campbell Town 7210
Class of Assessment: 2B
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
Assessment Completed: 7/12/2021
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 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) were available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.
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)
Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision
The environmental assessment report (EAR) 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.
Boral Construction Materials Group Ltd, Macquarie Road Quarry - EAR (PDF 4Mb)