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State Significant Development

Russell Vale Underground Expansion

Wollongong Coal Limited is seeking approval to extend mining operations by means of first workings mining techniques and upgrade of associated surface facilities at the Russell Vale Colliery in the Southern Coalfield.

Current Status: Determination

Interact with the stages for their names

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

Attachments & Resources

Application (4)
DGRs (1)
EA (9)
Submissions (3)
Agency Submissions (17)
Public Hearing (11)
Submissions (204)
Response to Submissions (3)
Amendments (3)
Additional Information (10)
Recommendation (11)
Determination (3)

Approved Documents

Management Plans and Strategies (2)

Note: Only documents approved by the Department after November 2019 will be published above. Any documents approved before this time can be viewed on the Applicant's website.


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Project Details

Application Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Development
Development Type
Coal Mining
Local Government Areas
Wollongong City
Determination date

Contact Planner

Genevieve Lucas