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NEW consultations & inquiries – updated on 12 May 2021

Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on the Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap, which builds on the 2019 NSW Electricity Strategy and the 2018 NSW Transmission Infrastructure Strategy by mapping the transition our electricity sector into one that is cheaper, cleaner and more reliable.
Public comment closes on 21 May 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – Griffith Base Hospital redevelopment

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed construction of a new four-storey hospital building, demolition of remaining buildings vacated after commissioning of the new hospital, site works including roads and on-grade car parking, landscaping and signage.
Public comment closes on 27 May 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – Sutherland Hospital upgrade

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed redevelopment of the Sutherland Hospital operating theatre complex, which will include eight operating theatres, two endoscopy suites, recovery and perioperative clinical and supporting facilities.
Public comment closes on 31 May 2021 >>

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Local Land Services

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on the proposed 10-year Local Land Services State Strategic Plan and the 11 local strategic plans nested under it, which set the long-term agenda for the organisation at both the state and local levels.
Public comment closes on 6 June 2021 >>

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Draft Plan of Management for Royal parks

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking feedback on the new draft plan of management for Royal National Park, Heathcote National Park and Garawarra State Conservation Area, together with a draft mountain biking plan for the parks.
Public comment closes on 2 August 2021 >>


Existing consultations & inquiries – last updated on 12 May 2021

EXTENDED | State Significant Development – Liddell and Bayswater Power Stations

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on a proposal to construct and operate a Battery Energy Storage System, along with decoupling Liddell and Bayswater power stations in order to improve the environmental performance of Bayswater Power Station.
Public comment now closes on 14 May 2021 >>

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Companion Animals Management Plan for Callan Park

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking input to inform its development of a Companion Animals Management Plan for Callan Park, pursuant to Callan Park Landscape Structure Plan.
Public comment closes on 12 May 2021 >>

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Review: Standard Instrument Local Environmental Plan

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback to inform its review of Clause 4.6 of the Standard Instrument Local Environmental Plan.
Public comment closes on 12 May 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – 50-52 Phillip Street hotel/residential development

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposal to demolish the existing buildings/structure onsite, excluding (heritage-listed building) along with the construction of a new 47 storey, 331 bed hotel with retail uses, new basement containing car parking, waste & loading areas.
Public comment closes on 12 May 2021 >>

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State Significant Development Modification ­– Gazcorp Industrial Estate

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on modifications to the approved concept plan and the proposal to carry out earthworks across the site as part of the Stage 1 development.
Public comment closes on 12 May 2021 >>

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State Significant Development Modification ­– Kemps Creek Warehouse

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on a proposed modification, which seeks to accommodate changes to Lots 5-8.
Public comment closes on 13 May 2021 >>

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EXTENDED | Namoi Regional Water Strategy

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the draft Namoi Regional Water Strategy they have prepared, which seeks to guide how the NSW Government can best manage the challenges that are facing the Namoi region.
Public comment now closes on 16 May 2021 >>

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EXTENDED | North Coast Regional Water Strategy

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the draft North Coast Regional Water Strategy they have prepared, which seeks to guide how the NSW Government can best manage the challenges that are facing the North Coast region.
Public comment now closes on 16 May 2021 >>

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EXTENDED | Review: Coast Harvestable Rights

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment had extended the feedback period on the discussion paper they have prepared pursuant to their review of Coastal Harvestable Rights.
Public comment now closes on 16 May 2021 >>

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North Head Scenic Area upgrade

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking feedback on a proposal for upgrades to improve visitor access at North Head, Sydney Harbour National Park.
Public comment closes on 17 May 2021 >>

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Review: WHS laws for mines and petroleum sites

The NSW Resources Regulator is seeking feedback on the discussion paper they have prepared pursuant to their review of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Act 2013 and Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014.
Public comment closes on 17 May 2021 >>

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Draft Penrith Lakes Development Control Plan

The NSW Government is seeking feedback on the draft Penrith Lakes Development Control Plan – Stage 1, which aims to guide development on Tourism and Employment zoned land at Penrith Lakes, as required under the State Environmental Planning Policy (Penrith Lakes Scheme) 1989.
Public comment closes on 19 May 2021 >>

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EXTENDED | State Significant Development – Hanson Tweed Sand Plant Expansion

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on a proposal seeking the expansion of the Tweed Sand Quarry extraction areas (Phases 5 to 11) and intensification of operations.
Public comment now closes on 19 May 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – The Bay Resort

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed construction and operation of a tourist resort, comprising 68 units, 51 villas and a multi-purpose amenity building containing a cafe, gym and an administration building in Anna Bay.
Public comment closes on 20 May 2021 >>

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SEPP amendment – Upper Canal and Warragamba pipeline corridors

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed amendment to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007, which seeks to safeguard the integrity of the Upper Canal and Warragamba Pipelines – Sydney’s bulk water supply infrastructure.
Public comment closes on 24 May 2021 >>

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NSW Oyster Industry Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy

The NSW Department of Primary Industries is seeking feedback on the draft new NSW Oyster Industry Sustainable Aquaculture Strategy they have prepared.
Public comment closes on 31 May 2021 >>

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Ngambaa Nature Reserve Plan of Management

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the draft amendment to the Ngambaa Nature Reserve Plan of Management, which includes information on important park values and provides directions for future management.
Public comment closes on 7 June 2021 >>

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Strategic planning for hazards

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the Natural Hazards package they have prepared, comprising:
–  a draft Strategic Guide to Planning for Natural Hazards in NSW, which highlights the importance of considering natural hazards to reduce the impact they have on communities, and;
– a tool-kit of resources to support strategic planning process and help plan-making authorities find the information and data they need.
Public comment closes on 8 June 2021 >>

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Review: Plantations and Reafforestation Legislation

The NSW Department of Primary Industries is seeking input to inform their review of the Plantations and Reafforestation Act 1999 and Plantations and Reafforestation (Code) Regulation 2001.
Public comment closes on 27 June 2021 >>

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Central Mallee Reserves Draft Plan of Management

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the Central Mallee Reserves Draft Plan of Management, which encompasses the management directions for Yathong Nature Reserve, Nombinnie Nature Reserve, Nombinnie State Conservation Area, and Round Hill Nature Reserve.
Public comment closes on 5 July 2021 >>


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