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State Significant Infrastructure

Mole River Dam

Mole River Dam is approximately 20 km south-west of Tenterfield in northern NSW, in the Border Rivers Catchment.
Its proposed to capture 100 GL of water storage to improve water security and reliability and flood mitigation for water users.

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
EPBC 2020/8654
Assessment Type
State Significant Infrastructure
Development Type
Water storage or treatment facilities
Local Government Areas
Tenterfield Shire

Contact Planner

Benjamin Cox