Van Diemen Quarries Pty Ltd, Valleyfield Road Quarry, Campbell Town

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Van Diemen Quarries Pty Ltd

Premises: Lot 2 Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town 7210

Activity: Hard rock and gravel quarry

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 2/5/2017

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 28/6/2017

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 12/7/2017

Assessment Completed: 21/8/2017

​The Proposal

Van Diemen Quarries Pty Ltd have proposed to upgrade an existing quarry off Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town. The proponent is seeking approval to increase the maximum permitted production to an upper limit of 100,000 cubic metres per annum.

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Northern Midlands 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 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.

Van Diemen Quarries Pty Ltd, Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town - EER

Environmental Assessment Report and EPA Decision

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.

Van Diemen Quarries Pty Ltd, Valleyfield Road, Campbell Town - EAR