MSD Constructions Pty Ltd, Windsors Quarry Extension, Hayes

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: MSD Constructions Pty Ltd

Premises: Windsors Quarry

Activity: quarry and materials handling

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 27/2/2023

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 29/4/2024

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 13/5/2024

Assessment Completed: 19/6/2024

​​​​​​​​​The Proposal

​​The proposal is for the extension of the quarry footprint only, the existing regulatory limit of 20,000 cubic meters per annum will not change nor will the method of extraction and production.​

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

Development Application

​This proposal was referred directly by Derwent Valley Council to the Board of the EPA on 17 February 2023 as a development application (DA number DA 2023/011) and therefore a Notice Of Intent (NOI) was not required. 

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.

 MSD Constructions Pty Ltd, Windsors Quarry Extension, Hayes - EER (PDF 22Mb)

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.

 MSD Constructions Pty Ltd, Windsors Quarry Extension, Hayes - EAR (PDF 3Mb)