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NEW consultations & inquiries – updated on 13 October 2021

State Significant Development Modification – Maules Creek Coal Mine

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on

a proposed modification, which seeks approval to use mobile coal sizing equipment in the existing run-of-mine coal stockpile area and the open cut pit, mobile rock crushing equipment in the Northern Emplacement Area, and for the disposal of used heavy vehicle tyres in waste rock emplacement areas.
Public comment closes on 21 October 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – Gunlake Quarry Continuation Project

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed increase of truck movements to maximum of 750 vehicles movements per day (facilitated through increased workforce and expanded quarry plant and equipment) and continued production for 30 years from the date of determination.
Public comment closes on 4 November 2021 >>

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Luddenham Village: Discussion Paper

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the Discussion Paper, which provides the basis for dialogue with relevant stakeholders, setting out key opportunities, constraints, objectives, urban design principles and other relevant content necessary to support engagement.
Public comment closes on 5 November 2021 >>

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Western Sydney Aerotropolis: Development Control Plan Phase 2

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the Phase 2 Development Control Plan, which supports the implementation of the Precinct Plan by providing controls to guide development across the initial precincts for development in the Aerotropolis.
Public comment closes on 5 November 2021 >>

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Western Sydney Aerotropolis: Explanation of Intended Effect

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the Explanation of Intended Effect, which provides an overview and background into the proposed amendments to State Environmental Planning Policies relating to Western Sydney Aerotropolis.
Public comment closes on 5 November 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – Telopea Concept Plan

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the concept proposal for the redevelopment of the site as a mixed-use development, including 4,700 dwellings, retail and commercial uses, community facilities, public open space and new roads.
Public comment close on 9 November 2021 >>

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Cemeteries as State Significant Development

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the Explanation of Intended Effect, which sets out the proposed changes to Schedule 1 of the State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) 2011 that will enable cemeteries to be considered as State Significant Developments.
Public comment closes on 24 November 2021 >>


Existing consultations & inquiries – last updated on 13 October 2021

Camellia-Rosehill Place Strategy

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the Directions for Camellia-Rosehill Place Strategy Paper, which will inform the development of the draft Camellia-Rosehill Place Strategy later this year.
Public comment closes on 13 October 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – Snack Brands Manufacturing Facility

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed construction and operation of a chips/snack foods manufacturing facility to connect to the existing Warehouse and Distribution facility.
Public comment closes on 13 October 2021 >>

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State Significant Development Modification – Wolli Creek Mixed Use (Princes Highway)

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed modification to extend the sunset date of the approval by an additional 10 years.
Public comment closes on 14 October 2021 >>

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Light to Light Walk

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking feedback on the review of environmental factors for the Light to Light Walk in Ben Boyd National Park.
Public comment closes on 15 October 2021 >>

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Nielsen Park Premises Lease Proposal

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking feedback on the proposal to grant a lease of Nielsen Park Kiosk, Shark Beach Kiosk and Halbert Pavilion within Nielsen Park, Sydney Harbour National Park.
Public comment closes on 18 October 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – Central Coast Quarter, Northern Tower

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed construction of a 25 storey mixed-use building comprising of retail and apartments, including 183 car parking spaces and associated works.
Public comment closes on 18 October 2021 >>

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State Significant Development Modification – Hunter Valley Operations

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed modification to enable the transfer and temporary storage of water into the existing Lemington Underground Mine void alongside the extraction and use of this water at Mount Thorley Warkworth Operations.
Public comment closes on 18 October 2021 >>

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State Significant Development Modification – Warkworth Coal Mine Continuation

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed modification to enable the transfer and temporary storage of water into the existing Lemington Underground Mine void alongside the extraction and use of this water at Mount Thorley Warkworth Operations and Hunter Valley Operations.
Public comment closes on 18 October 2021 >>  

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State Significant Development – Newstan Mine Extension Project

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposed project, which aims to extract up to 25.9 megatonnes of coal at a maximum rate of 4 megatonnes per annum.
Public comment closes on 19 October 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – Padstow Resource Recovery Facility

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the proposal to install a drilling mud processing plant with capacity of 250,000 tonnes per annum at an existing resource recovery facility in Padstow.
Public comment closes on 21 October 2021 >>

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State Significant Development – Yiribana Logistics Estate

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the concept plan and Stage 1 development application for an industrial estate. Stage 1 comprises two warehouses, site-wide bulk earthworks and retaining walls, an internal road network, storm water works, car parking, signage and landscaping.
Public comment closes on 21 October 2021 >>

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Prices for Murray River – Broken Hill Pipeline Services

The NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal is seeking input to inform their review of the prices Water NSW can charge for operating and maintaining the Murray River to Broken Hill pipeline from 1 July 2022.
Public comment closes on 22 October 2021 >>

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Water & wastewater prices in Broken Hill

The NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal is seeking input to inform their review of the prices Essential Energy’s subsidiary, Essential Water, can charge customers in Broken Hill and surrounding communities for water and sewerage services from 1 July 2022.
Public comment closes on 22 October 2021 >>

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EXTENDED | Recovered Soil Order & Exemption

The NSW Environment Protection Authority is seeking feedback on a proposed Recovered Soil Order and Exemption, which aims to facilitate the reuse of processed excavated material from construction sites.
Public comment now closes on 29 October 2021 >>

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Central Coast residents’ feedback on water pricing

The NSW Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal is seeking input to inform their review of the prices that Central Coast Council can charge for its water, wastewater, stormwater and other water-related services.
Public comment closes on 1 November 2021 >>

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Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Heritage Management Plan

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking feedback on the draft Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Heritage Management Plan, which has been prepared to meet the requirements of the Kosciuszko Wild Horse Heritage Act 2018.
Public comment closes on 2 November 2021 >>

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Greater Sydney Water Strategy

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on the draft Greater Sydney Water Strategy, which charts a direction for delivering sustainable and resilient water services to Greater Sydney for the next 20 to 40 years.
Public comment closes on 8 November 2021 >>

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State Significant Infrastructure – Warragamba Dam Raising

The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback on a proposal to provide temporary storage capacity for large inflow events into Lake Burragorang for downstream flood mitigation and includes infrastructure to enable environmental flows.
Public comment closes on 12 November 2021 >>

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Draft Plan of Management for Maynggu Ganai Historic Site

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking feedback on the draft plan of management for Maynggu Ganai Historic Site, accompanied by the Maynggu Ganai Historic Site Draft Planning Considerations document.
Public comment closes on 20 December 2021 >>

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South Head Master Plan

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking input to inform the development of a master plan for the South Head, Gap Bluff and Green Point precincts of Sydney Harbour National Park (Watsons Bay).
Public comment closes on 24 December 2021 >>


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