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New South Wales

NEW consultations & inquiries – last updated on 08 Jul 2020

Review into Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment (Restrictions on Stock Animal Procedures) Bill 2019

The NSW Legislative Council’s Portfolio Committee No. 4 – Industry is seeking feedback on the Terms of Reference for their inquiry into the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment (Restrictions on Stock Animal Procedures) Bill 2019.
Public comment closes on 31 July 2020 >>

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Blue Mountains National Park draft plan

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the Blue Mountains National Park Plan of Management and Govetts Leap Draft Visitor Precinct Plan.
Public comment closes on 17 August 2020 >>


Existing consultations & inquiries – last updated on 08 Jul 2020

Keep an eye on: Northern Basin First Flush Assessment

The NSW Government has appointed an independent panel to assess the management of the 2020 Northern Basin First Flush event. Following public consultation, the Panel will likely be seeking further public feedback on the draft report in July 2020. The final report is expected to be released by the end of August 2020.
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State Significant Development – Uungula Wind Farm

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed development of a wind farm and associated ancillary infrastructure.
Public comment closes on 8 July 2020 >>

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Register for ePublic Hearing – Narrabri Gas Project

The NSW Independent Planning Commission will conduct an Electronic Public Hearing (ePublic Hearing) from Monday 20 July 2020 to Friday 24 July 2020, commencing at 9.30am AEST daily.
Registrations to speak at the ePublic Hearing close on 10 July 2020 >>
Written submissions can also be made up to one week (seven days) after the hearing – 31 July 2020 >>

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Unicorn Falls Master Plan

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment are seeking feedback on the Unicorn Falls Master Plan. It proposes the development of a day use area at Unicorn Falls in Mount Jerusalem National Park and a small campground nearby, as part of the Tweed Byron Hinterland Trails project.
Public comment closes on 13 July 2020 >>

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State Significant Development – Powerhouse Parramatta

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on a proposal for site preparation works including demolition of all structures and tree removal as well as the construction, operation and use of the Powerhouse Parramatta. The demolition of existing structures will involve the demolition of two heritage buildings: Willow Grove and St. George’s Terrace.
Public comment now closes on 21 July 2020 >>

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NSW Housing Strategy Discussion Paper

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking comment on a discussion paper prepared in relation to the proposal to implement a NSW Housing Strategy.
Public comment closes on 24 July 2020 >>

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Bowdens Silver

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed development of an open cut silver mine and associated infrastructure.
Public comment closes on 27 July 2020 >>

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State Significant Development – Bayswater Power Station Upgrade

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on a proposal to upgrade water management and other associated operational work at Bayswater Power Station.
Public comment closes on 30 July 2020 >>

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Draft Greener Places Design Guide

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the draft Greener Places Design Guide, which provides information on how to design, plan and implement green infrastructure in urban areas throughout NSW.
Public comment closes on 7 August 2020 >>

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Draft Port Noise Policy for Glebe Island and White Bay

The NSW Port Authority is seeking feedback on their draft Port Noise Policy and draft Vessel Noise Operating Protocol, which aim to manage noise from commercial shipping in a manner that is acceptable for the local community, whilst recognising and accommodating Glebe Island and White Bay’s ongoing status as a working port.
Public comment closes on 10 August 2020 >>

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Draft Plan for Doodle Comer Swamp

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the draft plan of management for the Doodle Comer Swamp Nature Reserve.
Public comment closes on 28 September 2020 >>

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Draft Plan for Tollingo and Woggoon

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the draft plan of management for the Tollingo Nature and Woggoon Nature Reserve.
Public comment closes on 28 September 2020 >>


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