Kangaroo Island - Plantation Timber Port

The proposal

The proposal can be generally described as a multi-user deepwater port facility at Smith Bay on Kangaroo Island.

For the purposes of the declaration, the proposal includes the following:

  • the construction, works and activities associated with the operation of a multi-user deepwater port facility, storage facilities and associated infrastructure
  • land and water over land uses such as a wharf, causeway, link span bridge, tug mooring facilities, berthing pocket and approaches
  • ship loading systems
  • stockpiles and storage facilities
  • materials handling systems
  • buildings/facilities
  • road transport access.

Assessment stages and documentation

StageDateDocumentation

Minister's decision

Pending

 

Assessment Report

Pending

 

Release of Response Document by the proponent to public and agency comments on the EIS and Addendum

25 June 2020

Response Document (PDF, 15061 KB)

Response Document - Addendum  (PDF, 235 KB)

Release of submissions on the Addendum made by public and agency

December 2019

Public submissions (PDF, 22920 KB)

State & Commonwealth Government comments (PDF, 365 KB)

Release of addendum to EIS for public consultation

7 November 2019

Addendum to the draft EIS (PDF, 16604 KB)

Public notice (PDF, 78 KB) - November 2019

Release of submissions made by public and agency

April 2019

Index to public submissions (PDF, 473 KB)

Public submissions 1 to 700 (PDF, 29113 KB)

Public submissions 701 to 1000 (PDF, 21234 KB)

Public submissions 1001 to 1059 (PDF, 25019 KB)

Public submissions 1060 to 1372 (PDF, 32772 KB)

Commonwealth agency submissions (PDF, 335 KB)

State agency submissions (PDF, 748 KB)

Release of assessment document by proponent for public comment

28 March 2019

Executive Summary   (PDF, 8236 KB)

Main Report (PDF, 40650 KB)

Appendix A - EIS Guidelines (PDF, 37370 KB)

Appendix B - Alternative Locations (PDF, 31299 KB)

Appendix C - Project Description (PDF, 30071 KB)

Appendix D - Legislative Framework (PDF, 3398 KB)

Appendix E - Community & Stakeholder Engagement (PDF, 5387 KB)

Appendix F - Marine Water Quality (PDF, 38199 KB)

Appendix G - Coastal Processes (PDF, 8380 KB)

Appendix H - Aquaculture Studies - part 1 (PDF, 39861 KB)

Appendix H - Aquaculture Studies - part 2 (PDF, 39751 KB)

Appendix H - Aquaculture Studies - part 3 (PDF, 40670 KB)

Appendix I - Marine Ecological Assessments   (PDF, 27807 KB)

Appendix J - Terrestrial Ecological Assessments (PDF, 33565 KB)

Appendix K - Matters of National Environmental Significance (PDF, 33895 KB)

Appendix L - Geology Soils & Water (PDF, 40511 KB)

Appendix M - Air Quality - part 1   (PDF, 39361 KB)

Appendix M - Air Quality - part 2 (PDF, 37889 KB)

Appendix M - Air Quality - part 3 (PDF, 38532 KB)

Appendix M - Air Quality - part 4 (PDF, 39543 KB)

Appendix M - Air Quality - part 5 (PDF, 39208 KB)

Appendix M - Air Quality - part 6 (PDF, 39517 KB)

Appendix M - Air Quality - part 7 (PDF, 19329 KB)

Appendix N - Noise and Vibration (PDF, 7253 KB)

Appendix O - Economic Assessment (PDF, 6221 KB)

Appendix P - Traffic & Transport - part 1 (PDF, 35009 KB)

Appendix P - Traffic & Transport - part 2 (PDF, 38953 KB)

Appendix P - Traffic & Transport - part 3 (PDF, 25760 KB)

Appendix Q - Social Environment (PDF, 39013 KB)

Appendix R - Visual Amenity (PDF, 11440 KB)

Appendix S - Heritage (PDF, 15910 KB)

Appendix T - Risk Assessment (PDF, 3157 KB)

Appendix U - Environmental Management (PDF, 5098 KB)

Appendix V - EIS Study Team (PDF, 3370 KB)

Appendix W - Guidelines Cross Referencing (PDF, 3500 KB)

    Release of guidelines by Development Assessment Commission with level of assessment determined

    6 July 2017

    Guidelines document (PDF, 908 KB)

    Updated Guidelines (PDF, 574 KB) were issued on 24 October 2019

    Declaration as major development

    16 February 2017

    Government Gazette dated 23 February 2017, page 514

    Variation to declaration in Government Gazette dated 3 October 2019, page 3379