Overview

Overview

Background

Proponent: Hillview Quarries Pty Ltd

Hillview Quarries proposes to extend a granite quarry adjacent to the Arthurs Seat State Park in the Mornington Peninsula that ceased operation in 1998.

The pit would be expanded to an area of approximately 38 ha and a depth of about 190 m to support a quarry operation for approximately 70 years.

The project would also include a crushing plant, product handling and stockpiles, internal roads and ancillary facilities. Access is proposed to be via Boundary Road.

Process

Consultation Plan

Hillview Quarries will prepare a communication and consultation plan for the EES, outlining the opportunities and approaches for its community engagement during the preparation of the EES. The plan will be refined following advice from DELWP and the Technical Reference Group and, when completed, will be published on this web page. The consultation process may be adapted or modified to meet changing community needs and requirements.

Draft Scoping Requirements

The Department has prepared Draft Scoping Requirements for the Environment Effects Statement (EES). The Draft Scoping requirements set out the matters to be investigated and documented in the EES.

Public submissions may be made on the Draft Scoping Requirements up to midnight on 7 March 2019.

Submissions may be emailed to environment.assessment@delwp.vic.gov.au or posted to Impact Assessment Unit, Department of Environment Land, Water and Planning, PO Box 500, East Melbourne VIC 8002.

Draft Scoping Requirements (PDF, 759.5 KB) or (DOCX, 1.5 MB)

Minister's Decision

On 28 May 2018 the Minister for Planning determined that an Environment Effects Statement (EES) is required for the project due to the potential for significant effects:

More Information

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Documents

All documentation relating to this project can be found here.

EES documents

Minister's Reason for Decision:

Consultation Plan:

  • To be developed by the proponent and will be made available on this page.

Draft Scoping Requirements: