Tassal, Fish Processing Facility, Margate

Current Stage

Assessment Commenced

Proposal Details

Client: Tassal Operations Pty Ltd

Premises: 10-16 Marina Drive, Baretta 7054

Activity: Fish processing facility

Class of Assessment: 2B

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 13/10/2020

​The Pr​​oposal

Tassal Operations Pty Ltd propose to increase production at their Margate fish processing facility from 4,000 tonnes of product produced per annum up to 8,000 tonnes.

The proposed site intensification will lead to an increase in wastewater production from 46,596 kL (2019 discharge) up to approximately 75,000 kL per annum. The proposal is to discharge all treated wastewater to sewer, with the current wastewater treatment lagoons utilised for sewer/wastewater attenuation.

Stormwater will continue to be discharged into Northwest Bay. Fish waste will continue to be transported to Tassal's Triabunna facility.

Notice of Intent 

 Tassal, Fish Processing Facility, Margate - NOI (PDF 16Mb)

Environmental Impact Statement Guidelines

EIS Guidelines have been prepared by the Board to assist the proponent to prepare a case for assessment. Based on the information contained in the Notice of Intent, the guidelines identify the key issues which are expected to be relevant to the assessment of the proposal.

 Tassal, Fish Processing Facility, Margate - EIS Guidelines (PDF 236Kb)