Venarchie Pty Ltd - Goanna Road Quarry Upgrade - North Scottsdale

Current Stage

Assessment Completed

Proposal Details

Client: Venarchie Pty Ltd

Premises: Goanna Road Sand Quarry, Tasman Highway, North Scottsdale 7260

Activity: Quarry

Class of Assessment: 2A

Important Dates

Assessment Commenced: 6/7/2018

Case for Assessment Opened for Public Comment: 12/1/2019

Case for Assessment Closed for Public Comment: 29/1/2019

Assessment Completed: 12/3/2019

​The Proposal

Venarchie Pty Ltd has lodged a proposal for an extractive pit and materials handling of up to 20, 000 cubic metres per annum at Goanna Road sand quarry, Tasman Highway, North Scottsdale (Tonganah).

The proponent has lodged a Development Application with a supporting Environmental Effects Report (EER) to Dorset 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 and Public Representations

A copy of the permit application and all plans and other documentation submitted with the permit application (including the EER) was made available for public inspection. The public comment period is 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.

Venarchie Pty Ltd - Goanna Road Quarry Upgrade, North Scottsdale - 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.

Venarchie Pty Ltd - Goanna Road Quarry Upgrade, North Scottsdale - EAR