List of large resource projects
Large resource projects that have a nearby regional community are subject to the 100% fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) prohibition and anti-discrimination provisions of the SSRC Act. The Coordinator-General has listed these projects in the searchable table below.
The anti-discrimination provisions apply to large resource projects from commencement of the Act.
The 100% FIFO prohibition applies to large resource projects six months following publication of their details on the list.
Large resource project
A large resource project means a resource project for which an environmental impact statement is required; or a resource project that holds a site-specific environmental authority under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 and has, or is projected to have, 100 or more workers; or a smaller workforce decided by the Coordinator-General, and notified in writing by the Coordinator-General to the owner of the project.
Nearby regional community
A nearby regional community for a large resource project means a town (the name of which is published on the department’s website under section 13) any part of which is within a 125-kilometre radius of the main access to the project, or a greater or lesser radius decided by the Coordinator-General, and notified in writing by the Coordinator-General to the owner of the project; and that has a population of more than 200 people, or smaller population decided by the Coordinator-General and notified in writing by the Coordinator-General to the owner of the project.
A FIFO worker for a large resource project means a worker who travels to the project by aeroplane, or another means, from a place that is not a nearby regional community, for the project, to work on the operational phase of the project.
Map of large resource projects affected by the Act
Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Act 2017 - list of large resource projects
Last updated: 12 Apr 2023