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Project overview*

EIS status 'Significant project' declaration repealed by Coordinator-General
Description Redevelopment of the Hook Island Wilderness Resort (comprising 9.31 hectares of the 17,000 ha island).
Proponent Laguna Island Adventures Pty Ltd
Location/s Hook Island, 20 km north east of Shute Harbour, Whitsunday Shire.
Local government/s Whitsunday Regional Council
Key features
  • day facility, including restaurant, shop and pool
  • 60 eco cabins
  • 40-unit eco lodge
  • 20 eco tents
  • upgraded underwater observatory and jetty
  • helipad
  • educational facility
  • dive centre
  • staff accommodation

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Declaration repealed

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
13 December 2012 'Significant project' declaration repealed by Coordinator-General.
2 November 2007 Gazettal of 'significant project' declaration (PDF icon 190 KB)
27 August 2007 Project deemed a controlled action by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment. More information
22 August 2007 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 2.38 MB), submitted.
30 July 2007 Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.

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