Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd, Devonport East Terminal 3 Dredging and Reclaim Project

Current Stage

Public Comment Invited on Draft Guidelines

Proposal Details

Client: Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd

Premises: Port of Devonport, East Terminal 3

Activity: Dredging and Reclaim project

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 26/6/2019

Draft Guidelines Opened for Public Comment: 8/1/2022

Draft Guidelines Closed for Public Comment: 5/2/2022

​​​​​The Proposal​​

The proposal is for dredging approximately 45,900m3 material from the existing Berth 3 East pocket at the Port of Devonport and construction of an adjacent 7,900m2 reclaim area to accommodate new multilevel roll on roll off ship ramps. Some dredged material will be reused in the reclamation area.

The above proposal has been referred to the Board of the Environment Protection Authority (the Board) for assessment under Section 27 of the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994 (EMPC Act). 

Draft EIS Guidelines and Public Submissions

EIS Guidelines, prepared by the Board, assist the proponent in preparing the case for assessment. The guidelines identify the key issues which, based on the information in the Notice of Intent, are expected to be key issues for the assessment of the proposal.

 Tasmanian Ports Corporation Pty Ltd, Devonport East Terminal 3 Dredging and Reclaim Project - EIS (PDF 56Mb)​

Public comment on the draft guidelines is invited from Saturday 8 January 2022 until Saturday 5 February 2022.

Submissions on the draft guidelines must be forwarded in writing to:

Chairperson
Board of the Environment Protection Authority
GPO Box 1550
HOBART   TAS   7001

or by email to: Enquiries@epa.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 upon which the request is made.​