Interim Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam gas and Coal Mining

Advice to regulators on development proposals

Committee advice provided to regulators

The Committee's advice is published in the tables below.

2014
Reference Number Regulator/s that requested Committee advice Project name Project location Date of Committee advice Committee advice documents
2014-045 Australian Government and QLD New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 - EPBC 2007/3423 QLD 10 April 2014 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2014-044 Australian Government and QLD Red Hill Mining Lease - EPBC 2013/6865 QLD 10 April 2014 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2014-043 Australian Government Liddell Coal Operations Extension - EPBC 2013/6908 NSW 10 April 2014 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2014-042 Australian Government Surat North Development - EPBC 2013/7047 QLD 10 April 2014 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2014-041 Australian Government and QLD Teresa Coal Project - EPBC 2011/6094 QLD 14 March 2014 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2014-040 NSW Bylong Coal Project - GA 13 6363 NSW 14 March 2014  Bylong Coal Project - New Development Project advice (PDF - 149 KB) |  (Word - 112 KB)
2013-039 NSW Spur Hill Underground Coking Coal Project - GA 13 6335 NSW 10 February 2014  Spur Hill Underground Coking Coal Project advice (PDF - 183 KB) |  (Word - 110 KB)
2013-038 Australian Government Bulga Coal Optimisation Project - EPBC 2012/6637 NSW 10 February 2014 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-037 Australian Government and QLD Moranbah South Project - EPBC 2012/6337 QLD 10 February 2014 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013
Reference Number Regulator/s that requested Committee advice Project name Project location Date of Committee advice Committee advice documents
2013-036 Australian Government Meteor Downs South Coal Project - EPBC 2013/6799 QLD 12 December 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-035 Australian Government Springsure Creek Coal Project - EPBC 2010/5782 QLD 12 December 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-034 Australian Government and QLD Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project - EPBC 2010/5736 QLD 16 December 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-033 Australian Government Duchess Paradise Project - EPBC 2011/6033 WA 12 December 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-032 Australian Government Galilee Coal (Northern Export Facility) - EPBC 2009/4737 QLD 14 November 2013  Galilee Coal Project (Northern Export Facility) advice (PDF - 224 KB) |  (Word - 124 KB)
2013-031 Australian Government and QLD Byerwen Coal Mine - EPBC 2010/5778 QLD 26 August 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-030 Australian Government and QLD Arrow Surat Gas Project - EPBC 2010/5344 QLD 22 August 2013  Arrow Surat Gas Project - New development advice (PDF 233 KB) |  (Word 131 KB)
2013-028 Australian Government Coalpac Consolidation Project - EPBC 2010/5776 NSW 27 June 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-027 QLD Galilee Coal Project (Northern Export Facility) - EPBC 2009/4737 QLD 24 May 2013  Galilee Coal Project (Northern Export Facility), Qld - New Development advice (PDF - 220 KB) |  (Word - 120 KB)
2013-026 Australian Government Wallarah 2 Coal Project - EPBC 2012/6388 NSW 24 May 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-025 Australian Government Continuation of Bengalla Mine - EPBC 2012/6378 NSW 24 May 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-023 Australian Government Watermark Coal Project - EPBC 2011/6201 NSW 27 May 2013  Watermark Coal Project advice (PDF - 187 KB) |  (Word - 110 KB)
2013-022 QLD Bowen Arrow Energy Gas Project - EPBC 2012/6377 QLD 24 May 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-021 Australian Government The Range Project - EPBC 2011/5860 QLD 18 April 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-020 Australian Government Foxleigh Coal Mine Extension - EPBC 2010/5421 QLD 18 April 2013  Foxleigh Coal Mine Extension Project advice (PDF 185 KB) |  (Word 114 KB)
2013-017 Australian Government Cobbora Coal Project - EPBC 2011/6158 NSW 18 April 2013  Cobbora Coal Project advice (PDF 233 KB) |  (Word 110 KB)
2013-016 Australian Government Stratford Coal Mine Extension Project - EPBC 2011/6176 NSW 20 Feb 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-014 Australian Government Arrow Surat Gas Project - EPBC 2010/5344 QLD 20 Feb 2013  Arrow Surat Gas Project - Expansion (QLD) advice (PDF 175 KB) |  (Word 107 KB)
2012
Reference Number Regulator/s that requested Committee advice Project name Project location Date of Committee advice Committee advice documents
2012-013 Australian Government Mt Penny Coal Project - EPBC 2011/6026 NSW 1 Feb 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2012-012 Australian Government and QLD Kevin's Corner Coal Mine Project - EPBC 2009/5033 QLD 1 Feb 2013  Kevin's Corner Coal Mine Project advice (PDF - 267 KB)|   (DOCX - 114 KB)
2012-011 Australian Government North Expansion of Camden Gas Project - EPBC 2012/6638 NSW 1 Feb 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2012-010 Australian Government Drayton South Coal Mine - EPBC 2011/5911 NSW 1 Feb 2013  Drayton South Coal Mine Project advice (PDF - 167 KB)|   (DOCX - 99 KB)
2012-009 Australian Government Newlands Coal Extension Project - EPBC 2011/5968 QLD 20 Dec 2012  Newlands Coal Extension Project advice (PDF 99 KB) |  (Word 105 KB)
2012-008 Australian Government Moolarben Stage 2 Coal Mine - EPBC 2008/4444 NSW 1 Feb 2013 Advice has been provided to the regulator
2013-007 Australian Government Sonoma Coal Mine Expansion - EPBC 2011/5800 QLD 20 Dec 2012  Sonoma Coal Mine Expansion Project (QLD) advice (PDF 130 KB) |  (Word 106 KB)
2012-006 Australian Government Gloucester Coal Seam Gas Project - EPBC 2008/4432 NSW 20 Dec 2012  Gloucester Coal Seam Gas Project (NSW) advice (PDF 42 KB) |  (Word 99 KB)
2012-004 Australian Government Tarrawonga Coal mine expansion - EPBC 2011/5923 NSW 20 Dec 2012  Tarrawonga Coal Pty Ltd (NSW) advice (PDF 39 KB) |  (Word 99 KB)
2012-003 Australian Government Boggabri Coal Mine Extension - EPBC 2009/5256 NSW 20 Dec 2012  Boggabri Coal Mine Extension Project (NSW) advice (PDF 41 KB) |  (Word 100 KB)
2012-002 Australian Government Maules Creek Coal Project - EPBC 2010/5566 NSW 20 Dec 2012  Maules Creek Coal Project (NSW) advice (PDF 41 KB) |  (Word 102 KB)
2012-001 Australian Government Drake Open Cut Coal Mine - EPBC 2010/5457 QLD 20 Dec 2012 Advice has been provided to the regulator

Interim Committee advice provided to regulators

Prior to the commencement of the statutory Committee in November 2012, an interim Committee was appointed in late 2011 to provide the Australian Government and state governments with expert scientific advice on the potential water-related impacts of coal seam gas and large coal mining development proposals.

The interim Committee's advice is published in the table below.

Regulator/s that requested Committee advice Project name Project location Date of Committee advice Committee advice documents
Australian Government Newlands Coal Extension Project - EPBC 2011/5968 QLD 5 Oct 2012  Advice to decision maker on Newland Coal Extension Project (PDF - 34 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Newland Coal Extension Project(Word - 94 KB)
Australian Government Boggabri Coal Mine Extension - EPBC 2009/5256 NSW 9 Oct 2012  Advice to decision maker on Boggabri Coal Mine Extension (PDF - 89 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Boggabri Coal Mine Extension(Word - 93 KB)
Australian Government The Range Project - EPBC 2011/5860 QLD 10 Sept 2012 Advice has been provided to the regulator
Australian Government Gloucester Coal Seam Gas Project - EPBC 2008/4432 NSW 12 Sept 2012  Advice to decision maker on Gloucester Coal Seam Gas Project (PDF - 97 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Gloucester Coal Seam Gas Project(Word - 98 KB)
Australian Government Bowen Arrow Energy Gas Project - EPBC 2012/6377 QLD 31 July 2012  Advice to decision maker on Bowen Basin Gas Project (PDF - 162 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Bowen Basin Gas Project(Word - 101 KB)
Australian Government Santos Future Gas Supply - EPBC 2012/6357 QLD 31 July 2012  Advice to decision maker on Santos Future Gas Supply Area Project (PDF - 163 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Santos Future Gas Supply Area Project(Word - 102 KB)
Australian Government Foxleigh Coal Mine Extension - EPBC 2010/5421 QLD 31 July 2012  Advice to decision maker on Foxleigh Coal Mine Extension (PDF - 33 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Foxleigh Coal Mine Extension(Word - 99 KB)
Australian Government Stage 2 Middlemount Coal Project - EPBC 2010/5394 QLD 31 July 2012  Advice to decision maker on Middlemount Coal Project (PDF - 37 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Middlemount Coal Project(Word - 100 KB)
Australian Government Partial Extraction Mining Operations in ML 1583, Clarence Colliery - EPBC 2012/6446 NSW 31 July 2012  Advice to decision maker on Centennial Coal Clarence Expansion project (PDF - 99 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Centennial Coal Clarence Expansion project(Word - 83 KB)
Australian Government Alpha Coal Mine and Rail Project - EPBC 2008/4648 QLD 20 July 2012  Advice to decision maker on Alpha Coal Mine (PDF - 91 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Alpha Coal Mine(Word - 101 KB)
Australian Government Warkworth Coal Mine Expansion - EPBC 2009/5081 NSW 29 June 2012  Advice to decision maker on Extension of Warkworth Coal Mine (PDF - 35 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Extension of Warkworth Coal Mine(Word - 94 KB)
Australian Government Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail Project - EPBC 2010/5736 QLD 29 June 2012 Advice has been provided to the regulator
Australian Government Washpool Coal Mine Project - EPBC 2009/5240 QLD 29 June 2012 Advice has been provided to the regulator
Australian Government South Galilee Coal Project - EPBC 2010/5496 QLD 29 June 2012 Advice has been provided to the regulator
Australian Government Collingwood North Surat Coal Mine Project - EPBC 2012/6236 QLD 28 May 2012  Advice to decision maker on Taroom coal project & Collingwood coal project (PDF - 158 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Taroom coal project & Collingwood coal project(Word - 99 KB)
Australian Government North Surat Coal Project - EPBC 2012/6237 QLD 28 May 2012  Advice to decision maker on Taroom coal project & Collingwood coal project (PDF - 158 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Taroom coal project & Collingwood coal project(Word - 99 KB)
Australian Government Codrilla Open Cut Coal Mine and Processing Operation - EPBC 2009/4892 QLD 21 May 2012  Advice to decision maker on Codrilla coal mine (PDF - 151 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Codrilla coal mine(Word - 92 KB)
Australian Government Sonoma Coal Mine Expansion - EPBC 2011/5800 QLD 21 May 2012  Advice to decision maker on Sonoma Coal Mine Expansion (PDF - 142 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Sonoma Coal Mine Expansion(Word - 94 KB)
Australian Government Dart Energy Pilot Appraisal - EPBC 2011/6154 NSW 19 April 2012  Advice to decision maker on Dart Energy, Coal Seam Gas Exploration Pilot Appraisal Program (PDF - 29 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Dart Energy, Coal Seam Gas Exploration Pilot Appraisal Program(Word - 103 KB)
Australian Government Apex Illawarra Coal Seam Gas Exploration Drilling and Gas Monitoring – EPBC 2011/5821 NSW 27 March 2012  Advice to decision maker on Apex Illawarra Coal Seam Gas Exploration Drilling and Gas Monitoring Program - NSW (PDF - 162 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Apex Illawarra Coal Seam Gas Exploration Drilling and Gas Monitoring Program - NSW(Word - 44 KB)
Australian Government Mount Pleasant Project - EPBC 2011/5795 NSW 24 Feb 2012  Advice to decision maker on Mt Pleasant Project (PDF - 67 KB) |  Advice to decision maker on Mt Pleasant Project (Word - 32 KB)
Australian Government Coal Mining of Longwalls 900 & 900W, Angus Place Colliery - EPBC 2011/5952 NSW 24 Feb 2012  Advice on Centennial Coal Mine Expansion (PDF - 90 KB) |  Advice on Centennial Coal Mine Expansion(Word - 35 KB)
Australian Government Coal Mining of Longwalls 415, 416 & 417, Springvale Colliery - EPBC 2011/5949 NSW 24 Feb 2012  Advice on Centennial Coal Mine Expansion (PDF - 90 KB) |  Advice on Centennial Coal Mine Expansion(Word - 35 KB)
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