Referral Received: 30/10/2020
This Public Hearing will be held remotely by electronic means. You can choose to present to the Panel by video-conference or telephone.
05.00pm Friday 05 February 2021Online registration
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment has now finalised its whole-of-government assessment for the Tahmoor South Coal Project and provided it to the Independent Planning Commission NSW for determination.
The Minister for Planning and Public Spaces has requested that the Commission conduct a public hearing into the carrying out of the Project prior to determining the state significant development (SSD) application for it.
As required under COVID-19 regulations, the Commission will conduct this public hearing electronically by video conference (with an option to participate by telephone).
Commissioners Richard Mackay AM (Panel Chair) and Professor Chris Fell AM have been appointed to determine this SSD application. They will host the Electronic Public Hearing on Monday 15 February and Tuesday 16 February 2021, commencing at 10am AEDT daily, to hear directly from community members. (Please note: The Commission has also tentatively set aside Wednesday 17 February 2021 to extend the public hearing to a third day should it be necessary.)
If you wish to apply to speak at the Electronic Public Hearing, you must complete the registration form available on our website by no later than 5pm AEDT on Friday 5 February 2021. Those who are registered to speak will be provided further technical information closer to the hearing.
This Electronic Public Hearing will be broadcast on the Commission’s website: www.ipcn.nsw.gov.au/livestream. If you have no or limited internet access, you’ll be able to listen to a live audio stream of proceedings by dialing 1800 093 431 and entering the following PIN: 15255361#
A transcript of the hearing will be published on our website.
The Commission will accept written comments on the Tahmoor South Coal Project up to one week (seven days) after the hearing via email, post or our online portal: www.ipcn.nsw.gov.au/have-your-say. The deadline for written submissions is 5pm AEDT on Wednesday 24 February 2021. Written comments are weighed the same as spoken presentations.
Merit appeal rights
After this public hearing, no merit appeal may be brought under Division 8.3 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 in respect of any future decision made by the Commission as consent authority for this SSD application.
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