Projects

The following projects are either currently being assessed, or have had an assessment completed, under the Environment Effects Act 1978 or the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009.

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Projects currently being assessed

Aerila view of a coastal jetty

Beaumaris Motor Yacht Safe Harbour

Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron proposes to develop a safe harbour at their existing site on the eastern shore of Port Phillip Bay.

Currently on hold.
open-cut mine
Big Hill Mine Enhanced Development Project
Stawell Gold Mines proposes to develop an open-cut gold mine along the Big Hill ridge, to the north-east of Stawell township in western Victoria. The site is within the existing Stawell Gold Mines licence boundary. Environment Effects Statement has been released for public comment. Submissions are invited until 13 May 2014.
Wind Turbines Dundonnell Wind Farm
Dundonnell Wind Farm Pty Ltd proposes to develop and operate a wind farm of up to 104 wind turbines and associated infrastructure in Dundonnell, south-west Victoria.
Environment Effects Statement is being prepared.
Aerial view of road
East West Link
Linking Melbourne Authority proposes to construct a new freeway standard road link between the Eastern Freeway and Tullamarine Freeway (CityLink).

The Assessment Committee is conducting Public Hearings from 3 March to 15 April 2014.

Highway image Kilmore Wallan Bypass
VicRoads proposes to construct the Kilmore Wallan Bypass, which will connect the Northern Highway with the Hume Freeway.
Environment Effects Statement is being prepared.
Open pit mine Nowa Nowa Iron Project  Gippsland Iron Pty Ltd proposes to develop a new open cut iron ore mine in the Tara State Forest north of Nowa Nowa in East Gippsland. Draft Scoping Requirements have been released for public comment until 2 May 2014.
Road duplication Palmers Road Corridor - Western Freeway to Calder Freeway
VicRoads proposes to upgrade the existing Palmers Road Corridor to a six lane divided road (i.e. three lanes in each direction), with off-road shared bicycle and pedestrian facilities on both sides of the road. Environment Effects Statement is being prepared.
Wind Turbines

Penshurst Wind Farm

RES proposes to construct the Penshurst Wind Farm, which will consist of up to 223 wind turbines and associated infrastructure, near Penshurst, in south west Victoria.
Environment Effects Statement is being prepared.

Regional Rail Link

Regional Rail Link

Regional Rail Link Authority proposes to develop a new two track railway running from Southern Cross Station to connect with the Melbourne-Geelong railway line west of Werribee.


Mine

Stockman Base Metals Project

Stockman Project Pty Ltd proposes to produce copper-zinc-silver-gold concentrates for export by recommissioning an existing underground mine and developing a new mine near Benambra in East Gippsland. Environment Effects Statement has been released for public comment. Submissions are invited until 8 May 2014.
 Mine WIM150 Mineral Sands Project
Australian Zircon NL proposes to develop the WIM150 mineral sands deposit in the Wimmera region of western Victoria, approximately 20km southeast of Horsham and just north of the Grampians National Park.
Environment Effects Statement is being prepared.

Completed projects

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