planning and approvals
An Environmental Effects Statement (EES) Referral is expected to be lodged with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) by the end of 2020. The referral form and associated figures and environmental reports will be available on the DELWP website.
The decision by the Minister for Planning will determine the planning pathway for the project.
A referral will also be made under the Environment, Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act (1999) by the end of 2020.