|EIS status||EIS active|
|Description||Large-scale, greenfield metallurgical coal mine with a yield of up to 14 million tonnes per annum of coking coal for steel production.|
|Proponent||Pembroke Resources South Pty Ltd.|
|Location/s||Approximately 40 kilometres south-east of Moranbah. Map|
|Local government/s||Isaac Regional Council.|
|Expected completion||2025 – construction phase|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Have your say
The Coordinator-General has prepared draft terms of reference (TOR) for an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Olive Downs Project.
The draft TOR sets out the matters Pembroke Resources South Pty Ltd must address when preparing the EIS.
You are invited to comment on whether the draft TOR adequately covers all the matters the project proponent must address when preparing the EIS.
The Coordinator-General will consider your comments before finalising the TOR.
Comments close at 5 pm on 12 May 2017.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|8 April 2017 to 12 May 2017||Draft terms of reference ( 778 KB) for EIS public consultation|
|06 March 2017||Commonwealth Minister for the Environment decided the project is a 'controlled action'|
|17 February 2017||Gazettal ( 239 KB) of 'coordinated project' declaration.|
|24 January 2017||Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.|
|20 January 2017||Application, including initial advice statement ( 6.4 MB) , submitted.|
- Read the Ministerial media statement - 6 April 2017
- Read the Ministerial media statement - 17 February 2017