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Current projects

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

Current mining processes
Project Current status Next action date
Aurukun Bauxite project Final ToR issued. Proponent prepares EIS. 20 Oct 2022
Baralaba South project Final ToR issued. Proponent prepares EIS. 30 Apr 2021
Ensham Life of Mine extension project Proponent responds to submissions. 13 Aug 2021
Galalar Silica sand project Final ToR issued. Proponent prepares EIS. 23 Nov 2022
Lake Vermont Meadowbrook project Final ToR issued. Proponent prepares EIS. 30 Apr 2022
Saraji East Mining Lease project Proponent responds to submissions. 16 Aug 2021
Walton coal project Final ToR issued. Proponent prepares EIS. 10 May 2022