Notice for Ellis Beach holiday accommodation and associated facilities

Notification for Publication of Final Preliminary Documentation under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act)

The following notice is published pursuant to Section 95B(4) of the EPBC Act.

Bellbird Park Developments Pty Ltd is seeking approval to develop Ellis Beach holiday accommodation and associated facilities (EPBC Act Ref: 2013/6854), on approximately 1 hectare of land located at Ellis Beach, Queensland.

The proposed action was determined a Controlled Action under the EPBC Act with a Preliminary Documentation level of assessment. The controlling provisions were ‘World Heritage properties’ (Sections 12 & 15A), ‘National Heritage places’ (Sections 15B & 15C) and ‘Listed threatened species and communities’ (Sections 18 & 18A), specifically Wet Tropics of Queensland World Heritage Area, Wet Tropics of Queensland National Heritage Place, Stiphodon semoni (Opal Cling Goby), Litoria rheocola (Common Mistfrog), Litoria nannotis (Waterfall Frog), and Nyctimystes dayi (Australian Lacelid).

Public comments on Ellis Beach holiday accommodation and associated facilities: EPBC Act Preliminary Documentation Submission Report were sought from Monday the 19th February to Friday 2nd March 2018. No submissions were received.

The period for public comment has now closed. Copies of the Final Preliminary Documentation Submission Report will be available for a period of 10 business days from Friday 9th March to Thursday 22nd March 2018, for information purposes, at each of the following locations:

Stratford Library – 11 Kamerunga Road, Stratford, QLD 4870
State Library of Queensland – Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Department of the Environment and Energy – Canberra (email the Department at to arrange a time for viewing).

A PDF version of the documentation can also be downloaded by clicking here.

Persons with special needs (e.g. for whom English is a second language or who have vision impairment) may contact the Saunders Havill Group for assistance on 07 3251 9444.