Break O'Day Council - Scamander Inert Landfill, Coach Road, Scamander

Current Stage

Public Comment Invited on Case for Assessment

Proposal Details

Client: Break O'Day Council

Premises: Scamander Refuse Disposal Site, Coach Road, Scamander 7215

Activity: Inert landfill

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 2/5/2013

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 14/5/2022

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 11/6/2022

​​The ​​Proposal

Break O'Day Council is proposing to construct and operate an inert landfill at the site of a former Level 2 putrescible landfill, which currently operates as a municipal waste transfer station.  The proposal is to accept up to 3,000 tonnes of inert waste per year, to be filled in cells and then capped.​​

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Break O'Day 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:

Break O'Day Council Offices,
32-34 Georges Bay Esplanade,
St Helens TAS, 7216.

Copies of the EER may be obtained by contacting Deb Szekely, by email at​ or by phone on 03 6376 7917​ or from the Break O'Day Council website: ​

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 14 May 2022 to Saturday 18 June 2022 in writing to:

The General Manager
Break O'Day Council
32-34 Georges Bay Esplanade,
St Helens TAS, 7216

or by emailing the General Manager at:

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.

Environment​​al 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.​

 Break O'Day Council Scamander Inert Landfill, Coach Road, Scamander - EER (PDF 5Mb)​