Duggans Pty Ltd, Catos Hill Quarry Capacity Increase, Cradoc

Current Stage

Public Comment Invited on Case for Assessment

Proposal Details

Client: Duggans Pty Ltd

Premises: 8420 Channel Highway, Cradoc 7109

Activity: A quarry

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 17/6/2021

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 3/6/2022

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 4/7/2022

​​​​​The Propo​​sal

Duggans Pty Ltd proposes to increase extraction and processing of material at an existing activity level 2 activity. Extraction is proposed to increase from 125,000 cubic metres to 150,000 cubic metres, using drilling and blasting. Processing is proposed to increase from 68,750 cubic metres to 150,000 cubic metres, using crushing and screening.​​

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

​​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:

Huon Valley Council Offices,
40 Main Street

or on the Council's website at: https://www.huonvalley.tas.gov.au/services/planning-2/planningnotices/

Copies of the EER may be obtained from Brent Hardy, email: duggans@intas.net.au, phone: 6266 3204​

Public Representa​​tions

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 Friday 3 June to Friday 1 July 2022 in writing to:

The General Manager
Huon Valley Council
PO Box 210

or by emailing the General Manager at: hvc@huonvalley.tas.gov.au

Please note that your correspondence may be publicly disclosed unless there is a 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.

 Duggans Pty Ltd, Catos Hill Quarry Capacity Increase, Cradoc - EER (PDF 8Mb)