|EIS status||EIS active|
|Description||Greenfield open-cut thermal and metallurgical coal mine with a yield of up to 16 million tonnes of product coal per annum for approximately 37 years.|
|Proponent||Valeria Coal Holdings Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Glencore Coal Pty Ltd.|
|Location/s||Approximately 27 km north-west of Emerald. Map|
|Local government/s||Central Highlands Regional Council|
|Construction start date||2024|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|Currently||Draft terms of reference for EIS and comments being assessed.|
|27 August 2022 to 21 October 2022|
Draft terms of reference ( 675KB) for EIS public consultation.
|June 2020 to August 2022|
Preparation of the draft terms of reference has been pending proponent's project refinements ( 9.7MB).
|14 January 2022|
Commonwealth Minister for the Environment decided the project is a ‘controlled action’.
The Valeria Project comprises of:
Note: Assessment of a request to the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment to reconsider the controlled action decision under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 for the Valeria project is underway.
|12 June 2020||Gazettal ( 245 KB) of ‘Coordinated project’ declaration.|
|30 April 2020||Application, including initial advice statement ( 12.6 MB), submitted.|
Last updated: 21 Oct 2022