|EIS status||Recommended project proceed subject to conditions and recommendations|
|Description||Prawn aquaculture facility on an 800-hectare site.|
|Proponent||Pacific Reef Fisheries (Bowen) Pty Ltd|
|Location/s||Near Guthalungra, adjacent to Elliot River, north Queensland. Map|
|Local government/s||Whitsunday Regional Council|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|* 11 December 2015||The Coordinator-General extended the currency period for the Evaluation Report to 12 December 2016.|
|22 December 2011||The Coordinator-General extended the currency period for the Evaluation Report to 12 January 2014.|
|2 November 2011||Commonwealth Minister for the Environment's notification of variation of approval conditions.|
|3 March 2010||Commonwealth Minister for the Environment's approval of 'controlled action', subject to conditions.|
|11 January 2008||Coordinator-General's EIS report released.
|20 February 2007 to
19 March 2007
|Complete Supplementary report to EIS available at State Library of Queensland (record number: 631928)|
|22 October 2003 to
4 December 2003
|Public consultation on EIS.|
|22 June 2002||Terms of reference for EIS ( 315 KB) released.|
|15 June 2002||Gazettal of 'significant project' declaration ( 192 KB)|
|January 2001||Initial advice statement ( 2.9 MB) submitted.|
|29 January 2001||Project deemed a controlled action by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment. Project to be assessed under bilateral agreement.|
|15 January 2001||Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment (EPBC 2001/138).|
* The proponent lodged a marine parks permit in December 2011, and as a consequence, the Coordinator-General's evaluation report was current on 11 December 2015.
Australian Government approval
Commonwealth Minister for the Environment's approval of controlled action, subject to conditions.