- The project was assessed through the State led Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process with the terms of reference for the EIS being released in May 2012.
- The EIS was released for public comment in September 2014. It was assessed by the Co-ordinator General resulting in another document referred to as ‘Additional Information To The EIS’ (AEIS). View the EIS Summary here. View the AEIS (main document) here
As part of the EIS process, a ‘Value Engineering Exercise’ significantly reduced the extent of works previously identified in the Conceptual Development Plan in 2010.
- The AEIS was released for public comment in November 2015. Following an assessment by the Co-ordinator General, a report was released on 19 May 2016 approving the Project, but with conditions.