|EIS status||EIS active|
|Description||A dam on the Broken River, a water distribution network including connecting water pipelines and instream distribution and storage of water, an irrigation precinct and a pumped hydro-electric power scheme.|
|Proponent||Bowen River Utilities Pty Ltd|
|Location/s||Upper Broken River Valley, 86 kilometers (km) south-east of Collinsville and 80 km west of Mackay. Map|
|Construction state date||2022|
Have your say
The Coordinator-General has prepared a draft terms of reference (TOR) for an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Urannah Project.
The draft TOR sets out the matters Bowen River Utilities 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 5 pm on 29 January 2021.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|30 November to 29 January 2021||Draft terms of reference ( 982 KB) for EIS public consultation.|
|4 September 2020|
Commonwealth Minister for the Environment decided the project is a ‘controlled action’.
The Urannah Project comprises of:
|7 May 2020||Gazettal ( 249 KB) of ‘coordinated project’ declaration.|
|1 November 2019||Application, including initial advice statement ( 7.6 MB), submitted.|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Last updated: Thursday, May 7, 2020