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State Significant Development

Maxwell Underground Coal Mine Project

Underground mining to produce high quality coals primarily for the steel industry using existing and proposed new infrastructure.

Current Status: Recommendation

Interact with the stages for their names

  1. SEARs
  2. Prepare EIS
  3. Arrange Exhibition
  4. Exhibition
  5. Collate Submissions
  6. Response to Submissions
  7. Assessment
  8. Recommendation
  9. Determination


This project is a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and will be assessed under the bilateral agreement between the NSW and Commonwealth Governments, or an accredited assessment process. For more information, refer to the Department of Environment and Energy’s website.

Attachments & Resources

Early Consultation (1)
Request for SEARs (2)
EIS (48)
Submissions (245)
Response to Submissions (2)
Agency Advice (15)
Additional Information (24)
Recommendation (3)

Project Details

Application Number
EPBC ID Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Development
Development Type
Coal Mining
Local Government Areas
Muswellbrook Shire