K Noble and Anita Wedd, Knaw Quarry, Dysart

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: K Noble & Anita Wedd

Premises: 475 Sugarloaf Road, Dysart, Tas 7030

Activity: 5 (a)(i) and 6(a)(ii)

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 11/1/2022

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 25/5/2022

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 10/6/2022

Assessment Completed: 3/8/2022


A new level 2 quarry extracting up to 11,000 cubic metres (17,600 tonnes) per annum gravel.  Of this volume up to 5,000 cubic metres may be crushed and screened.  ​​

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

 K Noble and Anita Wedd, Knaw Quarry, Dysart - EER (PDF 10Mb)

Supplement to the EER

Submitted in response to the Board's call for further information following the public comment period.

 K Noble and Anita Wedd, Knaw Quarry, Dysart - Supplement (PDF 3Mb)

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.

 K Noble and Anita Wedd, Knaw Quarry, Dysart - EAR (PDF 2Mb)