|EIS status||EIS active|
|Description||Duplication of the existing Gatcombe and Golding Cutting shipping channels to allow for improved two-way passage by deepening and widening the existing channels. This will allow passage for larger vessels under all weather and tidal conditions.|
|Proponent||Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited|
|Location/s||Port of Gladstone. Map|
|Local government/s||Gladstone Regional Council|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Have your say
Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Port of Gladstone Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project.
The Coordinator-General has released the draft EIS for public and government agency comment.
You are invited to comment on the draft EIS, including the project’s potential environmental impacts and the effectiveness of measures proposed to manage those impacts.
The Coordinator-General will consider your submission as part of his evaluation of the project’s environmental impacts.
Submissions close at 5 pm on 23 May 2019.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|8 April 2019 to 23 May 2019||Draft EIS public consultation:|
|26 September 2018||Coordinator-General extended the project declaration lapse date to 30 September 2019.|
|22 September 2017||Coordinator-General extended the project declaration lapse date to 28 September 2018.|
|23 May 2016||Coordinator-General extended the project declaration lapse date to 30 September 2017.|
|2 December 2014||Coordinator-General extended the project declaration lapse date to 8 June 2016.|
|8 December 2012||Terms of reference for EIS ( 532 KB) released.|
|23 October 2012||Project deemed a 'controlled action' by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.|
|6 October 2012 to
5 November 2012
|Draft terms of reference for EIS public consultation.|
|26 September 2012||Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.|
|25 September 2012||Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration ( 119 KB)|
|21 September 2012||Application, including initial advice statement ( 3 MB), submitted.|
For more information, visit the Gladstone Ports Corporation website.