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Project overview*

IAR status Impact assessment report (IAR) active
Description The proposal is to establish approximately 40 hectares (ha) of land for an integrated agricultural industrial processing precinct, with a renewable energy power facility, converting waste to energy.
Proponent Kalfresh Pty Ltd
Location/s 6200 – 6206 Cunningham Highway, Kalbar, approximately 85 km south-west of Brisbane City. Map
Local government/s Scenic Rim Regional Council
Investment $50 million
Key features
  • Conversion of rural zoned land to 40 ha of industrial lots ranging from 0.2 ha to 5 ha
  • 1.6 megawatt (MW) (scalable to 10 MW) renewable energy power facility, producing baseload power to supply the industrial precinct and the electricity grid
  • 50,000 tonne per annum composting facility
  • Manufacturing plants for vegetable processing
  • Internal roads and project offices
  • Intersection to Cunningham Highway
  • Onsite sewerage and wastewater treatment.
Construction state date 2020
Jobs
  • 126 direct full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs (construction)
  • 60 direct FTE jobs (operational)

IAR process

Date Activity
Currently Draft IAR and submissions being assessed.
16 May to 5 pm on 26 June 2020 Draft IAR submission period.
Draft IAR, including appendices.
31 May 2019 Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration (PDF icon 246 KB).
30 April 2019 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 16.8 MB), submitted.

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* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.