|EIS status||Approved with conditions|
|Description||Prawn aquaculture facility on an 800-hectare site.|
|Proponent||MBD Energy (Pacific Reef) 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.|
|4 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
|Public consultation on Supplementary report to the EIS. Complete Supplementary report to the 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 2001||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.
For more information, visit the MBD website.
Last updated: Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020