Public Consultations

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This page lists open and recently closed public consultations, including development proposals being assessed by ​the EPA. 

These consultations provide opportunities for the community and stakeholders to have their say​. ​

See also DPIPWE​ and Parks and Wildlife Service for public consultations run by those agencies.​​​​​

Note: Public consultations in relation to environmental legislation will be notified on the DPIPWE website - see Environmental Management @ DPIPWE.​

Assessments Open for Public Comment


Petuna Aquaculture Pty Ltd, Cressy Hatchery Upgrade

Petuna Aquaculture Pty Ltd are proposing to upgrade existing salmonid hatchery facilities through the construction of a new, additional Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS), and reconfiguration of the existing flow-through ponds. No increase in production is proposed.

Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 2/11/2021

Walters Contracting Pty Ltd, Porters Bridge Road Quarry

Walters Contracting Pty Ltd proposes to establish a hard rock quarry with a production and processing capacity of 32,000 cubic metres per annum.

Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 2/11/2021

Recently Closed Assessment Consultations


Boral Construction Materials Group Ltd, Macquarie Road Quarry

Boral Construction Materials Group Ltd proposes to establish a hard rock and gravel quarry with a production and processing capacity of 200,000 cubic metres per annum. The site is located 4 kilometres north-west of Campbell Town, on a mining lease of 75 hectares, which was formerly operated for bauxite extraction by another company. The proposed operation will involve crushing and screening of the material, as well as drilling and blasting.

Case for Assessment closed: 9/10/2021

Gaspersic Contracting Pty Ltd, Heemskirk Quarry, Granville Harbour - Capacity Increase

Gaspersic Contracting Pty Ltd proposes to increase the annual extraction and handling limit for their existing hard rock quarry on Heemskirk Road, Granville Harbour. The quarry currently operates under a Level 2 permit and proposes to increase the maximum limit from 18,000 cubic metres to 50,000 cubic metres per annum.

Case for Assessment closed: 18/9/2021

TasWater, Cygnet Wastewater Treatment Plant, Discharge Relocation, Port Cygnet

The proposal is to relocate the outfall (discharge) of the existing Cygnet Wastewater Treatment Plant from its current location on the foreshore above the high water mark to deeper water off Crooked Tree Point within Port Cygnet Bay.

Case for Assessment closed: 15/9/2021

TasWater, Geeveston Wastewater Treatment Plant, Discharge Relocation, Port Huon

TasWater proposes to construct and operate a new treated effluent pump station, pipeline and outfall for the Geeveston Wastewater Treatment Plant relocating the discharge from the Kermandie River to the Huon River at Shipwrights Point.

Case for Assessment closed: 8/10/2021

MMG Australia Pty Ltd, South Marionoak Tailings Storage Facility, Rosebery

MMG Australia Pty Ltd is proposing to construct a tailings storage facility (TSF) to store approximately 25 million cubic metres of tailings on a greenfields site approximately 2 km west of Rosebery, West Coast. The project would also include access roads, tailings pipelines, and a pipe and possible vehicle bridge over Lake Pieman.

Draft guidelines closed: 7/8/2021