Wandoan Coal project
|EIS status||Approved with conditions|
|Description||Open-cut thermal coal mine producing 22 million tonnes per annum; and supporting infrastructure.|
|Proponent||Wandoan Joint Venture (Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited (75%), ICRA Wandoan Pty Ltd (12.5%), and Sumisho Coal Australia Pty Ltd (12.5%))|
|Location/s||Five kilometres west of Wandoan township. Map|
|Local government/s||Western Downs Regional Council|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|10 November 2016||The Coordinator-General extended the currency period for the EIS Evaluation Report from 13 November 2016 to 13 November 2017.|
|2 November 2015||The Coordinator-General extended the currency period for the EIS Evaluation Report from 13 November 2015 to 13 November 2016.|
|11 November 2014||The Coordinator-General extended the currency period for the EIS Evaluation Report from 13 November 2014 to 13 November 2015.|
|14 March 2011||Commonwealth Minister for the Environment's approval of 'controlled action', subject to conditions.|
|12 November 2010||Coordinator-General's report on EIS released.|
|16 November 2009 to
18 December 2009
|Public consultation on supplementary information to EIS|
|6 December 2008 to
2 February 2009
|Public consultation on EIS|
|5 November 2008||Terms of reference for EIS ( 573 KB), released.|
|18 August 2008 to
15 September 2008
|Public consultation on draft terms of reference for EIS.|
|21 July 2008||Project deemed a 'controlled action' by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.|
|23 June 2008||Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.|
|11 January 2008||Gazettal of 'significant project' declaration ( 171 KB)|
|19 December 2007||Application, including Initial advice statement ( 399 KB) submitted.
Since the publication of the Coordinator-General's report on the EIS, the proponent has applied for project changes.
For more information, visit the Wandoan Coal Project website.
Last updated: Friday, Jun 7, 2019