Markarna Grazing Company Pty Ltd Quarry, 634 Palana Road, Whitemark, Flinders Island

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Markarna Grazing Company Pty Ltd

Premises: 634 Palana Road, Whitemark, Flinders Island 7255

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 23/5/2016

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 11/2/2017

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 11/3/2017

Assessment Completed: 3/8/2017

The Proposal

Markarna grazing Company Pty Ltd, propose the extraction by blasting of a maximum of 120,000 cubic metres of rock per annum. Extracted rock will be crushed to produce aggregate and other rock product.

The proponent has lodged a Permit Application with a supporting Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) to Flinders 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 DPEMP) were made available for public inspection. The public consultation period has now closed.  

Development 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.​

Markarna Grazing Company Pty Ltd - DPEMP.pdf

Supplement

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

   Markarna Grazing Company Pty Ltd - DPEMP Supplement   (10Mb)

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA D​ecision

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.

  Markarna Grazing Company Pty Ltd - EAR   (10Mb)