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Tuesday, 23 August 1983
Page: 114

Question No. 290

Mr Ronald Edwards asked the Minister for Home Affairs and Environment, upon notice, on 26 May 1983:

Will he provide details of environmental impact statements that have arisen under Commonwealth legislation in each year from 1980 to 1982.

Mr Cohen —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

22 environmental impact statements (EIS's) were directed under the Environment Protection (Impact of Proposals) Act during 1980-1982. Details of these EIS's are given below:


Date Directed


Establishment of aluminium smelter in Hunter Valley, New South Wales (Aluminium Pechiney Aust. Pty Ltd) Tomago 25 January 1980

Project Stormfury 30 January 1980

Establishment of aluminium smelter in Hunter Valley, New South Wales (Hunter Valley Aluminium Pty Ltd) Lochinvar 6 March 1980

Rundle Oil Shale Project, near Gladstone, Northern Queensland (Southern Pacific Petroleum N.L. and Central Pacific Minerals N.L.) 19 March 1980

Development of uranium deposit at Honeymoon, South Australia (Mines Administration Pty Ltd) 20 March 1980

Mereenie Oil/Gas Project, Northern Territory (Oilmin/Magellan) 16 April 1980

TV Translator Facility, North Head, Sydney Harbour New South Wales (Department of Communications) 9 June 1980

Aerial Gondola, Black Mountain Australian Capital Territory (Black Mountain Cable Car) 17 July 1980

Establishment of aluminium smelter, Goodwood, Queensland (Alcan) 15 August 1980

Ben Lomond Uranium Project Townsville, Queensland (Minatome Australia Pty Ltd) 25 November 1980

Cooper Basin Oil/Gas Project South Australian (Port and Terminal facilities at Stony Point, South Australia) (Santos) 30 November 1980


Lake Way Uranium Project Western Australia (Delhi International Oil) 2 April 1981

Olympic Dam Project, South Australia (Roxby Mangement Services) 14 July 1981

Pilot Coal Liquefaction Plant Morwell, Victoria (Brown Coal Liquefaction ( Victoria) Pty Ltd 20 July 1981

Beverley Uranium Project, South Australia (South Australia Uranium Corp Pty Ltd) 29 December 1981


Amphibious Training Area, North West Cape, Western Australia (Department of Defence) 1 February 1982

Great Barrier Reef City (Tourist Development by Mr D. Tarca) 70km offshore from Townsville, Queensland 4 March 1982

Perth Airport Master Plan, Western Australia (Department of Aviation) 9 March 1982

Adelaide Airport Master Plan South Australia (Department of Aviation) 29 April 1982

Alice Springs-Darwin Railway Northern Territory (Department of Transport) 5 August 1982

Vickery Coal Project, near Boggabri, New South Wales (Coal Cliff Collieries Pty Ltd) 24 August 1982

Tianjara Training Area-To seek New South Wales approval for continued use of area for military training purposes (Department of Defence) 20 October 1982