Notification for Publication of 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.

Pointcorp Heritage Park Pty Limited is seeking approval to develop a mixed use, residential and industrial development at Green Road, Park Ridge, Queensland; (EPBC Act Ref: 2017/8090).

The proposed action was determined a Controlled Action under the EPBC Act to be assessed via preliminary documentation. The controlling provision is ‘Listed threatened species and communities’ (Sections 18 and 18A), specifically Phascolarctos cinereus (Koala) and Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox).

More information about the listed threatened species and ecological communities that are potentially impacted by the development is contained in section 3.1(d) of the EPBC Act Referral, available on the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment’s EPBC Act – Public Notices website (http://epbcnotices.environment.gov.au/publicnoticesreferrals). The EPBC Act Referral is also available to download with the Preliminary Documentation Submission Reports by clicking here.

Public comments were sought between 24 August 2020 and 4 September 2020. The period for public comment has now closed. No comments were received. As no comments were received, no changes or additions were made and the final Preliminary Documentation Submission Report is now being made available.

Digital copies of the final Preliminary Documentation Submission Report are available for a period of 10 business days from 21 September 2020 to 2 October 2020 for information purposes, at each of the following locations:
Logan Central Library – 26 Wilbur Street, Logan Central, QLD 4114
State Library of Queensland – Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Department of the Environment and Energy – Canberra (email the Department at epbc.referrals@environment.gov.au to arrange for a copy to be made available).

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