Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania

Current Stage

Public Comment Invited on Case for Assessment

Proposal Details

Client: Shree Minerals Ltd

Premises: Nelson Bay River Mine, Temma 7330

Activity: Mine and materials handling facility

Class of Assessment: 2C

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 3/9/2018

Draft Guidelines Opened for Public Comment: 27/10/2018

Draft Guidelines Closed for Public Comment: 10/11/2018

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 11/12/2021

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 8/2/2022


​​Note: Public comment is currently invited on the DPEMP. Draft DPEMP Guidelines were previously advertised in 2018.
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The Pro​​posal

Shree Minerals Ltd is proposing to develop an iron ore mine near Nelson Bay River, approximately 7 km east of Temma in the northwest of Tasmania. The development will involve open cut mining to a depth of 80 metres, crushing of the ore, and establishment of waste rock dumps.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with any supporting information to Circular Head ​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).​

​Draft DPEMP Guidelines and Proposal Description

The Tasmanian Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has prepared Draft Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan (DPEMP) Guidelines which identify the key issues that must be addressed in the DPEMP for the above proposal. 

As part of the assessment process, public comment on the draft Guidelines was invited between 27 October 2018 and 10 November 2018.

  Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania - DPEMP Guidelines   (133Kb)

  Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania - Proposal Description   (1Mb)

The period for public comment on the draft DPEMP Guidelines has now closed.

Public Exhibition of Docume​​​ntation (DPEMP)

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the DPEMP) are available for public inspection and may be examined during normal business hours at:

Circular Head Council Offices,
33 Goldie Street, Smithton.

Copies of the DPEMP may be obtained from Shree Minerals Ltd by emailing info@shreeminerals.com

Public Representations

In accordance with s.57(5) of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (LUPAA), any person may make a representation relating to the permit application (including the DPEMP) from Saturday 11 December 2021 to Tuesday 8 February 2022  in writing to:

The General Manager
Circular Head Council
PO Box 348 
SMITHTON 7330

or by emailing the General Manager at: Council@circularhead.tas.gov.au​

Please note that your correspondence may be publicly disclosed unless there is legitimate commercial, national security or environmental reason for confidentiality. If you would like your correspondence to remain confidential, please make a statement to that effect and indicate the basis for the request.

Development Proposal and Environmental Management Plan​​​​ (DPEMP)

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.

 Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania - DPEMP (PDF 22Mb)

 Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania - DPEMP Appendices (PDF 67Mb)