Change application for an SDA approval of a material change of use in the Abbot Point State Development Area

Closed 10 Aug 2018

Opened 23 Jul 2018


You are invited to have your say on a change application for an SDA approval of a material change of use for port facilities (Terminal 0) in the Abbot Point State Development Area (SDA).

Adani Australia Company Pty Ltd has an existing approval to construct and operate Terminal 0 at the Port of Abbot Point, Queensland. The proponent has lodged a change application to stage activities and infrastructure, and reduce Terminal 0 throughput by 10 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) – from 40 Mtpa to 30 Mtpa.

The proponent proposes to stage Terminal 0 into two stages:

  • Stage 1: Contruction of approved in-loading connection from the North Galilee Basin Rail Project to Terminal 1
  • Stage 2: Construction of all remaining Terminal 0 infrastructure.

A copy of the SDA application and supporting information is provided below for download. To request a hard copy contact the State Development Areas Division. Charges may apply.

How to make a submission

You can make a submission using one of the following methods:

              The Coordinator-General
              C/- State Development Areas Division
              PO Box 15517, City East Qld 4002

A submission must meet the following criteria:

  • be made to the Coordinator-General in writing or electronically
  • be received on or before the last day of the consultation period
  • be signed by each person who made the submission
  • state the name and address of each person who made the submission
  • state the grounds of the submission and the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.

Note: Any submission received may be made publicly available and provided to the proponent on request.


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