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State Significant Development

Newstan Mine Extension Project

The Newstan Mine Extension Project aims to extract up to 25.9 Mt of coal at a maximum rate of 4 Mtpa at the Newstan Colliery. Mining would include first workings, partial extraction and total extraction by bord and pillar techniques.

Current Status: Prepare EIS

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.

Project Details

Application Number
EPBC ID Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Development
Development Type
Coal Mining
Local Government Areas
Lake Macquarie City

Contact Planner

Melissa Anderson