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State Significant Infrastructure


Dendrobium Mine Extension Project

Wollongong City, Wingecarribee Shire, Wollondilly Shire

Current Status: Exhibition

Interact with the stages for their names

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

Proposed extension of mining within Area 5 and extension of the life of Dendrobium Mine until 2041.


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 Agriculture Water and the Environment's website.

Attachments & Resources

Notice of Exhibition (2)

Proponent's Public Notice
Notice of Exhibition_04052022_075723

Application (1)

Scoping Report

SEARs (5)

Issued SEARs Cover Letter_23/12/2021
Issued SEARs_23/12/2021
Issued SEARs Attachment 2 - Agency Advice_23/12/2021
Amended SEARs_Att 3_Commonwealth Requirements_25/01/2022
Amended SEARs - Clarification_8/03/2022

EIS (46)

EIS Executive Summary
EIS Table of Contents
EIS Section 1 - Introduction
EIS Section 2 - Strategic Context
EIS Section 3 - Approved Operations
EIS Section 4 - Project Description
EIS Section 5 - Statutory Context
EIS Section 6 - Engagement
EIS Section 7 - Environmental Assessment
EIS Section 8 - Justification of the Project
EIS Section 9 - References
EIS Section 10 - Abbreviations, Acronyms, Glossary
EIS Attachment 1 - SEARs
EIS Att 2 - Reference to Assessment Requirements
EIS Att 3 - Infrastructure Application Area
EIS Att 4 - Land Ownership and Landholder Key
EIS Att 5 - Peer Review Letters
EIS Att 6 - Relevant Strategic Planning Documents
EIS Att 7 - Considerations of EPIs
EIS Att 8 - Aquifer Interference & Water Licensing
EIS Att 9 - Rehabilitation and Mine Closure
EIS Att 10 - Summary of Mitigation Measures
EIS Att 11 - Consideration of Alternatives
EIS Att 12 - IPC and Agency Issues Reconciliation
EIS Att 13 - Capital Investment Value Report
EIS Att 14 - Community Information
EIS Att 15 - Coal Resource and Reserve Statement
Appendix A - Subsidence Assessment
Appendix B - Groundwater Assessment
Appendix C - Surface Water Assessment
Appendix D - Biodiversity Report (BDAR)
Appendix E - Aquatic Ecology Assessment
Appendix F - Aboriginal Heritage Assessment
Appendix G - Historical Heritage Assessment
Appendix H - Road Transport Assessment
Appendix I - Air Quality and GHG Assessment
Appendix J - Noise and Blasting Assessment
Appendix K - Social Impact Assessment
Appendix L - Economic Assessment
Appendix M - Environmental Risk Assessment
Appendix N - Preliminary Hazard Analysis
Appendix O - Land Contamination Assessment
Appendix P - Geological Structure Review
Appendix Q - Mine Closure Study
Appendix R - Greenhouse Gas Report
Appendix S - Geotechnical Assessment

Project Details

Application Number
EPBC ID Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Infrastructure
Development Type
Coal Mining
Local Government Areas
Wollongong City, Wingecarribee Shire, Wollondilly Shire
Exhibition Start-End Date

Contact Planner

Gabrielle Allan