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State Significant Infrastructure

Newcastle Power Station

A Critical State Significant Infrastructure application, involving construction and operation of a 250 megawatt (MW) gas fired power station and ancillary infrastructure.

Current Status: Assessment

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

Application (1)
SEARs (2)
EIS (23)
Submissions (28)
Response to Submissions (9)
Amendments (8)
Additional Information (3)

Project Details

Application Number
EPBC ID Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Infrastructure
Development Type
Electricity generation - Other
Local Government Areas
Port Stephens

Contact Planner

Mandana Mazaheri