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Environmental Assessment Process
The Port Expansion Project has been through rigorous environment impact assessments by both the Queensland and Australian Governments in accordance with legislation over the course of a decade before it was granted approval.
This provides certainty that the environmental impacts have been fully considered and will be controlled through conditions on development.
The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Port Expansion Project was assessed and approved with conditions by the Australian Government on 5 February 2018.
Additional Information to the Environmental Impact Statement
A public consultation period seeking submissions on the EIS resulted in the Port preparing an Additional Information to the Environmental Impact Statement (AEIS) to clarify matters raised during the public consultation. The AEIS, dated October 2016, complements the existing