Public Consultations

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

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

See also Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania​ (NRE) 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 NR​​E website - see Environmental Management.​

Assessments Open for Public Comment


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

The proposal is for dredging material from the Berth 3 East pocket at the Port of Devonport and construction of a reclaim area to accomodate new multilevel roll on roll off ship ramps.

Draft guidelines open for public comment until: 5/2/2022

Shree Minerals Ltd, Nelson Bay River Mine, Northwest Tasmania

Shree Minerals Ltd is proposing to develop an iron ore mine near Nelson Bay River, approximately 7 km east of Temma in the northwest of Tasmania.

Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 8/2/2022

UPC Robbins Island Pty Ltd, Robbins Island Renewable Energy Park, Northwest Tasmania

UPC Robbins Island Pty Ltd proposes to lodge a permit application for a wind energy project under the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 with the Circular Head Council.

Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 28/2/2022

Construction and Operation of New Electrolysis Plant (Cell House), Nyrstar Hobart

The proposal is for the construction of a new Electrolysis Plant (Cell House) at the Nyrstar Hobart site. The electrolysis plant will be constructed next to the existing electrolysis plant and will replace the existing plant once commissioned. The proposed facility will produce up to 300,000 tonnes per annum of cathode zinc.

Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 12/2/2022

Treloar Transport Co., Area Increase at Inert Landfill, Forthside

Treloar Transport Co. is proposing to increase the land area of an existing inert waste depot located at Forthside. The expanded land area will be used for sorting of recycling and construction materials for reuse, and for landfilling. There are no proposed changes to the annual quantities of waste received.

Case for Assessment open for public comment until: 25/1/2022

Recently Closed Assessment Consultations


Midway Tasmania Pty Ltd, New Woodchip Processing Facility, Bell Bay

The proposal is to construct and operate a woodchip mill with a production capacity to produce up to 500,000 green metric tonnes woodchips per annum. The site of the proposal is within the Bell Bay industrial zone.

Case for Assessment closed: 10/1/2022

Timberlink Australia Pty Ltd, Wood and Plastics Composite Plant, Bell Bay

Timberlink Australia Pty Ltd proposes to construct a wood and plastics composite (WPC) plant at Timberlink Australia’s existing facility in Bell Bay, producing up to approximately 4000 cubic metres of product per year.

Case for Assessment closed: 11/1/2022

Grange Resources (Tasmania) Pty Ltd, Savage River Mine

Grange Resources (Tasmania) Pty Ltd propose to dewater and recommence mining in Centre Pit North and Centre Pit South, and merge them into one combined pit, referred to as Centre Pit.

Case for Assessment closed: 17/1/2022