M A & E A Downward, Dysart Quarry Upgrade, Dysart

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: MA and EA Downward

Premises: Dysart Quarry, Mauriceton Lane, Dysart 7030

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 15/6/2017

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 8/11/2017

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 22/11/2017

Assessment Completed: 15/3/2018

The Proposal

M A & E A Downward propose the intensification of an existing gravel quarry at Dysart, to a maximum annual production of 10,000 cubic metres.

The proponent has lodged a Development 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 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.

M A & E A Downward, Dysart Quarry Upgrade, Dysart - EER

Supplement to the Environmental Effects Report

The supplement to the EER was prepared by the proponent in response to a request for additional information by the Board.

M A & E A Downward, Dysart Quarry Upgrade, Dysart - EER supplement

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.

M A & E A Downward, Dysart Quarry Upgrade, Dysart - EAR