The department is responsible for coordinating environmental impact statement (EIS) assessment processes under Chapter 3 of the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EP Act).
The list below provides links to information about resource projects currently undergoing EIS assessments coordinated by the department.
Current EIS assessment processes
|Project||Current status||Next action date|
|Aurukun Bauxite project||Department did not allow submitted EIS to proceed to public notification. Proponents are preparing amended EIS.||31 Dec 2023|
|Baralaba South project||Final ToR issued. Proponent prepares EIS. The proponent has been granted an extension of time to submit the EIS.||19 Dec 2023|
|Galalar Silica sand project||Final ToR issued. Proponent prepares EIS. The proponent has been granted a four-month extension of time to submit the EIS.||31 Mar 2023|
|Lake Vermont Meadowbrook project||Final ToR issued. Proponent prepares EIS.||3 Mar 2023|
|Saraji East Mining Lease project||Proponent responds to submissions.||31 Jan 2024|
|Surat Basin Carbon Capture and Storage Project||Public notification of EIS||23 Feb 2023|