Ministerial Approval Statements

If the Minister for Environment determines that a proposal may be implemented, he/she issues a statement setting out the implementation decision and the conditions, if any, to which the implementation is subject. All Ministerial Approval Statements issued under s45(5) of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 are listed below with the most recent appearing first.

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0527 - City of Rockingham Town Planning Scheme No 1 Amendment No. 295 Baldivis Town Centre
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0526 - Remediation and Redevelopment of the Swan Portland Cement Site Burswood, Town of Victoria Park
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0525 - Stirling-Harvey Redevelopment Scheme
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0524 - City of Belmont Town Planning Scheme No 11 Amendment No 100 Forrestfield marshalling Yards
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0523 - Yandicoogina Iron Ore Mine Railway 90 Kilometres north-west of Newman Hamersley Range
Summary: The Yandicoogina Iron Ore Mine and Railway is located approximately 90 kilometres north-west of the town of Newman. The proposal involves the construction and operation of an open cut iron ore mine, facilities to crush and screen ore and convey it to the rail load-out facility, and a 90 kilometre rail section which connects the mine to the Central Pilbara Railway.

First Attachment to Statement 523 - Expand existing waste rock dump area by 38ha, develop a new waste rock dump with an area of 22ha, and develop two stockpile areas with a combined footprint of approximately 15ha - change approved under s45C on 25 February 2005.

Second Attachment to Statement 523 - Development of a range of infrastructure, duplication of a rail loop, changes to site camp and sewerage treatment facilities - change approved under s45C on 25 February 2005.

Third Attachment to Statement 523 - To the description in the Consultative Environmental Review for Statement 417 and to Schedule 1 of Statement 523, approved under s45C on 12 May 2006.

Attachment 1 to Statement 523 - Increase of dewatering cap (shared with Statement 695) to 35 GL/a - change approved under s45C on 16 July 2009.

Attachment 2 to Statement 523 - To develop a new pit cutback near Phil�s Creek, and to relocate the position of an approved Junction Central waste fines cell - change to proposal approved under s45C on 16 June 2010.

Attachment 3 to Statement 523 – to increase the site footprint by 225ha, to allow for additional ore stockpiles and associated infrastructure (within the proposed footprint increase area), to set an updated footprint figure for the site, and adjust the site maximum mining rate to 36Mt/a – change to proposal approved under s45C on 15 December 2011.
Status: Final
Release Date: 28 June 2010
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0522 - Relocation of the Cedric Street Wetland, City of Stirling
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0521 - Continuation of Limesand Mining, Ocean Beach Quarry, Portion of Reserve A24913, Oceon Road, Denmark
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0520 - Updating and Reopening of the Toodyay Abattoir, Church Gully Road, Toodyay
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0519 - Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No. 4 Amendment No. 104 Point Grey
Summary: Please note that this statement has been altered by Statement 860, published on 16 March 2011.
Status: Final
Release Date: 26 April 2006
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0518 - Red October Gold Project, 80 Kilometres South of Laverton
Summary: The development of an open-cut gold mine, waste rock dumps and mine facilities on Lake Carey and a haul road along its shore approximately 80 kilometres south of Laverton and 110 kilometres east of Leonora, within the Mount Margaret Mineral Field and the Mount Morgan District, as documented in schedule 1 of this statement.

Non-substantial Change to Statement 518 - Change of haulage destination of low grade ore from the Red October Project, from Laverton to Leonora, approved in October 1999.

Attachment 1 to Statement 518 - Change of haulage of low grade ore at the Red October Project, from Leonora to the Carosue Dam Processing Plant � section 45C change to proposal approved on 15 December 2009.
Release Date: 17 December 2009
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0517 - Regional Resource Recovery Centre Part Lots 78 and 85 Bannister Rd, Canning Vale
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0516 - Brickworks, Lot 6 Bushmead Road, Lot 103 Stirling Crescent Lot 151 Lakes Road, Hazelmere, Shire of Swan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0515 - Rural Residential Subdivision, Lot 2 Sounness Drive Bullsbrook
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0514 - West Angelas Iron Ore Project Shires of East Pilbara, Ashburton and Roebourne
Summary:

Develop an iron ore mine at deposits 'A' and 'B' and ore processing operation at West Angelas ,130 kilometres west of Newman, construct a rail line between the West Angelas mining area and Cape Lambert Port, and expand Cape Lambert loading facilities.

Attachment to Statement 514 - Increase mining rate from 25 million tonnes per annum to approximately 30 million tonnes per annum - change to proposal approved on 11 April 2006.

Attachment 1 to Statement 514 - Additional rail siding, Spoonbill - change to proposal approved on 29 November 2006.

Attachment 2 to Statement 514 - Change to the rail alignment along Hamersley Flats - change to proposal approved on 13 February 2009.

Attachment 3 to Statement 514 - increase throughput to 40 million tonnes per annum, update of mine figure (Figure 10) and amendments to Key Characteristics Table - s45C change to proposal approved on 20 August 2009.

Attachment 4 to Statement 514 – Deepening of existing pits and addition of Pit E – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 30 January 2012.

Attachment 5 to Statement 514 – Amendment to proposal description and deletion of the key characteristics from Schedule 1 which are not relevant to the environment or managed by another process – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 16 January 2014.


Status: Final
Release Date: 28 June 1999
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0513 - Construction of Additional Crystallizers Useless Loop, Shark Bay
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0512 - City of Belmont Town Planning Scheme No.11 Amendment No. 100 Forrestfield Marshalling Yards
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0511 - Shire of Kalamunda District Planning Scheme No. 2 Amendment No. 177 Forrestfield Marshalling Yards
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0510 - Metropolitan Region Scheme Amendment No 984/33 Forrestfield Marshalling yards
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0509 - Ravensthorpe Nickel Project, Bandalup Hill Shire of Ravensthorpe
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0508 - Heavy Minerals Mine at Jangardup
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0507 - Prawn Farm, Doctor's Creek, Derby
Summary: The construction of a prawn farm in stages on the mud flats east of Derby. The final stage of the project will involve 650 hectares of prawn ponds on a 2000 hectare lease area with a prawn hatchery onsite.

Attachment 1 to Statement 507 � Farm additional species � change to proposal approved under s45C on 22 April 2010.
Release Date: 27 April 2010
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0506 - Murrin Murrin Nickel-Cobalt Project Stage 2 Expansion, 60 km east of Leonora
Summary: The Stage 2 expansion of the Murrin Murrin Nickel-Cobalt mining and processing operation (Stage 1), 60 kilometres east of Leonora, as documented in schedule 1 of this statement. The Stage 2 expansion of the project includes the mining of additional ore; an expansion of the processing plant to process additional ore; and the development of additional infrastructure associated with mining and processing of the ore.

Attachment 1 to Statement 506 – The use of Pit2/3 for periodic tailings disposal – change to proposal approved under s45C on 31 January 2005.

Attachment 2 to Statement 506 – The construction and operation of a Heap Leach Facility located south-east of the existing Murrin Murrin processing plant (approximate coordinates GDA 391400mE, 6815800mE) as shown in Figure 1 – change to proposal approved under s45C on 8 December 2005.

Attachment 3 to Statement 506 – Changes to Schedule 1, Key Characteristics Table relating to the continued operation of the Heap Leach Facility allowing ore processing to remain at 0.5 Mtpa for ‘life of mine’ – change to proposal approved under s45C on 24 January 2012.

Attachment 4 to Statement 506 – Changes to Schedule 1, Key Characteristics table relating to the clearing of an additional 300 ha of vegetation to allow for the development of additional Pits, Waste Dumps and Ore Stockpiles – change to proposal approved under section 45C 27 Mar 2013.
Status: Final
Release Date: 31 May 1999
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0505 - Mt Charlotte Gold Mine - Reward and Northern Orebody Open Pits and Floor Pillars, Kalgoorlie
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0504 - Residential Subdivision of Lot 11 Bridge Road and Lot 6 Haigh Road Garden Street, Canning Vale City of Gosnells
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0503 - Residential Subdivision of Lots 5,8,9,10,15 and 16 Haigh Garden, Bridge and Shreeve Roads, Canning Vale City of Gosnells
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0502 - City of Gosnells Town Planning Scheme No. 1 Amendment No. 478 Residential Develoment Zone, Canning Vale
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0501 - Expansion of Existing Titanium Dioxide Pigment Facility to 195 000 TPA, Kemerton Industrial Park
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0500 - Narngulu to Oakajee Rail Route
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0499 - Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale Town Planning Scheme No. 2 Amendment No. 77
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0498 - Shire of Denmark Town Planning Scheme No. 3 Amendment No. 24
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0497 - Clearing of Native Vegetation on Victoria Location 10323 Shire of Dandaragan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0496 - Groundwater Resource Allocation, East Gnangara Shire of Swan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0495 - Clearing of Native Vegetion On Victoria Location 10598, Cockleshell Gully Road, Shire of Dandaragan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0494 - Medium-term shellsand dredging, Success Bank, Owen Anchorage
Summary: Dredging of approximately 9.1 million tonnes of shellsand from two zones on Success Bank, Owen Anchorage.

Attachment 3 to Statement 494 � Change of approved dredge � change to proposal approved under s45C on 11 March 2009.

Note: Attachments 1 and 2 are part of the originally approved Implementation Statement 494.
Release Date: 16 March 2009
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0493 - Wastewater Treatment Plant, Stage 1 at Chugg Street, Walpole Shire of Manjimup
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Status: Final
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0492 - Chelonia -1 and -2 Exploration Wells Boundary of Ningaloo Marine Park, North-west shelf
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0491 - Multiple Iron Ore Mine Development, Mining Area C- Northern Flank, 100km North-West of Newman
Summary:

The proposal is to mine 14 deposits (A-F and R, P1, P2 and the Brockman Detrital Deposit) of iron in the Northern Flank are of Mining Area C, located in the Hamersley Range in the Pilbara region, as documented in Schedule 1 of this statement.

Attachment 1 to Statement 491 – Addition of E deposit to Mining Area C Project; to increase production to 42 million tonnes per annum; to increase water usage to up to 12 Megalitres per day; and to increase permanent workforce up to 770 personnel – change to proposal approved under s45C on 13 August 2007.

Attachment 2 to Statement 491 – To increase production to 55 million tonnes per annum; to increase permanent work force up to 950 personnel; and to minor modifications to existing ore handling plants – change to proposal approved under s45C on 8 May 2008.

Attachment 3 to Statement 491 – Installation of a diesel power generation facility; and increase disturbance area for the extension of existing Packsaddle accommodation village and wastewater treatment facilities – change to proposal approved under s45c on 24 April 2009.

Attachment 4 to Statement 491 – Remove 'Ore reserves', 'Project components'; and 'Ore Production'; revise 'Water usage and dewatering requirements' – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 18 October 2013.

Attachment 5 to Statement 491 – Removal of 'Water usage and dewatering requirements' – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 24 March 2014.

Attachment 6 to Statement 491 – Amendment to Condition 5 and Proponent Commitments 4 and 5 are deleted – minor change to conditions approved under section 46C on 20 November 2014.


Status: Final
Release Date: 24 December 1998
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0490 - Industrial Infrastructure and Harbour Development, Jervoise Bay
Summary: To construct industrial infrastructure and a Southern Harbour in Jervoise Bay south of the Northern Harbour precinct and including the Marine Support Facility.

Attachment to Statement 490 � Construction of new infrastructure and deepening of harbour � change to proposal approved under s45C on 14 September 2006.

Attachment 1 to Statement 490 � Construction of wharf infrastructure and associated dredging � change to proposal approved under s45C on 16 March 2009.
Release Date: 18 March 2009
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0489 - Boddington Gold Mine, Shire of Boddington
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0488 - White Opal - 1 Exploration Well Cape Range Peninsula, Shire of Exmouth
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements -NOV-1998
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0487 - Urban Development Within System 6 Recommended Areas M2 and M6, Pt Lot 2 Between Marmion Avenue and Indian Ocean, Burns Beach
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0486 - Residential/Commercial Subdivision, Part Lot 402 Rae Rd, Cockburn Sound Location 16, Rockingham
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0485 - Ellenbrook Sewer Pressure Main, Shire of Swan
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0484 - Mineral Sands Mine, Dardanup
Summary:

The mining of mineral sand as documented in schedule 1 of this Statement.

Attachment 1 to Statement 484 – Increase in disturbance area required for Tailings Pond – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 19 January 2004.

Attachment 2 to Statement 484 – Increase in maximum ore mining rate – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 28 June 2004.

Attachment 3 to Statement 484 – Multiple amendments to the Key Characteristics Table relating to project life, groundwater influence and water supply, as a result of the Dardanup Southern Extension Project – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 9 August 2012.

Attachment 4 to Statement 484 – Inclusion of the Waterloo Project into the Southern Extension – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 20 December 2013.
Status: Final
Release Date: 11 August 1998
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0483 - Remediation of the Former Liquid Waste Disposal Facility Southern River Road, Gosnells
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0482 - Second Offshore Trunkline and Domgas Debottlenecking North-West Shelf
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0481 - Wagoo Hills Vanadium Project and Mingenew Coal Project
Summary: The development of a vanadium mining and processing operation 80 kilometres south-east of Mt Magnet (as documented in schedule 1 of this statement), and a coal mine near Mingenew to provide a source of energy to the vanadium operation.

Attachment 1 to Statement 481 – Amendment of key proposal characteristics – change to proposal approved under s45C on 22 October 2007.

Attachment 2 to Statement 481 – Production of iron ore – change to proposal approved under s45C on 30 August 2011.
Status: Final
Release Date: 15 November 2007
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0480 - Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No. 4, Amendment No. 108
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0479 - Shire of Murray Town Planning Scheme No.4 Amendment No. 109
Summary: Ministerial Approval Statements
Release Date: 6 September 2004
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0478 - Newman Satellite Development - Mining of Orebody 23 Below the Water-Table
Summary: The mining of iron ore from the Orebody 23 (OB23) deposit on the Ophthalmia Range, including dewatering operations, approximately 13 kilometres north-east of Newman, Shire of East Pilbara, as documented in Schedule 1 of Ministerial Statement 478.

Attachment 1 to Statement 478 - Extension to the life and maximum disturbance boundary of the Orebody 23 Mine - section 45C change to proposal approved on 29 September 2010.

Attachment 2 to Statement 478 – Life of project and ore mining rate – change to proposal approved under section 45C on 4 December 2012.
Status: Final
Release Date: 5 June 1998
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