King Island Meat Processing Pty Ltd, King Island Beef Project

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: King Island Meat Processing Pty Ltd

Premises: King Island Beef, Grassy Road, Lymwood, King Island 7256

Activity: Abattoir

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 24/11/2016

Draft Guidelines Opened for Public Comment: 9/1/2017

Draft Guidelines Closed for Public Comment: 23/1/2017

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 2/9/2017

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 30/9/2017

Assessment Completed: 8/12/2017

​The Proposal

The proposal is to construct and operate a beef and small stock abattoir to produce a maximum of 10,000 tonnes of product per year. The proposal comprises a slaughterhouse, meat processing works and a rendering facility, with conjoint facilities for holding stock, composting by-products, land-spreading of paunch/compost, wastewater treatment and irrigation of land.

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to King Island 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).​

D​evelopment Proposal and Environmental Management Plan

The purpose of the DPEMP 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 DPEMP was prepared by the proponent on the basis of the Project Specific Guidelines for preparation of a DPEMP which were provided by the Board.

King Island Meat Processing Pty Ltd, King Island Beef Project - DPEMP

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision

The environmental assessment report 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.

King Island Meat Processing Pty Ltd, King Island Beef Project - EAR