North Surat - Taroom Coal Project
|EIS status||‘Coordinated project’ declaration cancelled by Coordinator-General|
|Description||Open-cut coal mine with a yield of up to eight million tonnes per annum of thermal coal; and associated infrastructure.|
|Proponent||North Surat Coal Pty Ltd|
|Location/s||Surat Basin, 3 km south-east of Taroom and 310 km south-west of Rockhampton.|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|11 June 2015||‘Coordinated project’ declaration cancelled by Coordinator-General|
|24 December 2014||Notification of proponent change from Cockatoo Coal Limited to North Surat Coal Pty Ltd.|
|2 October 2013||Coordinator-General stated a new declaration lapse date of 3 July 2015.|
|3 July 2012||Terms of reference for EIS ( 345 KB) released.|
|28 April 2012 to
28 May 2012
|Draft terms of reference for EIS public consultation.|
|22 March 2012||Commonwealth Minister for the Environment decided the project is a controlled action.|
|14 February 2012||Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration ( 115 KB)|
|23 December 2011||Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.|
|23 December 2011||Application, including initial advice statement ( 2.05 MB), submitted.|
Read more about the EIS process.
- Cockatoo coal project takes next major step (9 July 2012)
- Draft terms of reference released for central Queensland coal projects (20 April 2012)
For more information about the project, visit the North Surat Coal Pty Ltd web page.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2021