Ironbark No. 1 Coal Mine EA amendment application (A-EA-AMD-100405752)

25 May 2023 4.30pm
Environmental licensing and regulation
Public notification

An application has been received to amend the environmental authority (EA0001299) for the Ironbark No. 1 Coal Mine. The applicant is proposing to change the underground mine layout and surface infrastructure disturbance footprint on ML700024, located north-east of Moranbah in Central Queensland.

Environmental Protection Act 1994

Section 152

Application notice

Ironbark No.1 Coal Mine

Resource activity: Mining activity relating to a mining lease

It is advised that Fitzroy (CQ) PTY LTD & Nebo Central Coal Pty Ltd have lodged an application for a major amendment to an environmental authority in accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Protection Act 1994. The environmental authority being amended is EA0001299.

The application relates to an amendment of the underground mine layout and the surface infrastructure disturbance footprint.

The resource activity is proposed to occur on the following tenure:  Mining Lease 700024.

The application documents for the project consist of the application form and an Environmental Assessment Report.

Application documents may be accessed at Fitzroy Mining Operations reports.

Copies or extracts of the application documents may also be obtained at the Isaac Regional Council Library.

It is advised that any person may make a submission about the application documents during the submission period, which is from 24 April 2023 to 25 May 2023. Submission must be received on or before 4.30pm on the last day of the submission period. Submissions must be sent to:

Department of Environment and Science
Business Centre Coal
PO Box 3028, Emerald QLD 4720

The Department of Environment and Science (the department) as administering authority shall accept all properly made submissions and may accept written submissions even if they are not properly made. A properly made submission must meet all of the following requirements:

  • be written or made electronically
  • state the name and address of each submitter
  • be made to the administering authority stated above
  • be received on or before the last day of the submission period
  • state the grounds of the submission and the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.

Intending submitters can download the submission form (DOCX, 258.1KB) or obtain a copy by contacting the department on 1300 130 372.