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Port of Hay Point Capital Dredging Project

Project overview*

EIS status Approved with conditions
Description Dredging of the apron area and departure path of the Port of Hay Point, to increase the allowable draft of departing vessels.
Proponent Ports Corporation of Queensland
Location/s Port of Hay Point, 38 km south of Mackay. Map
Local government/s Mackay Regional Council
Key features
  • increases to size of existing ship manoeuvring apron areas
  • 300-500-metre wide, 9.5-kilometre long departure path from the apron areas to the open ocean

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Key environmental impact statement (EIS) documents

EIS process

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Australian Government approval

Commonwealth Minister for the Environment's approval of 'controlled action', subject to conditions.

Last updated: Friday, Jun 7, 2019