The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) invited public submissions on the proposed expansion of the Discovery Holiday Park at Cradle Mountain. The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been prepared by GHD (consultant), for Discovery Holiday Parks Cradle Mountain (proponent).
The EIS describes the proposed development, outlines potential impacts to natural, cultural and recreational values and the commitments proposed to avoid or mitigate negative impacts. The EIS also assesses the proposal's consistency with the management objectives for Conservation Areas.
The proposed development is located in the Vale of Belvoir Conservation Area. The proposed development would expand and upgrade the existing visitor facilities as well as increase cabin and camping accommodation in the Cradle Mountain village.
|Stage 1 - Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and supporting documents accepted as suitable for public consultation.|
|Stage 2 - Public consultation process advertised in three regional papers. Draft EIS and supporting documents available on the 'Have your say' page of PWS website. |
|Stage 3 - The period for making public submissions closed. Final EIS and submission report is prepared by proponent, addressing comments during the public consultation process. |
|Stage 4 - Assessment of the final EIS completed and PWS prepares an Environmental Assessment Report (EAR) including the submissions report and public submissions. |
|||Stage 5 - Final EIS, EAR, statement of reasons and public submissions published on the PWS website EIA page. |
Public consultation period beings:
Close of comment period:
Final EIS assessment completed:
EIS, EAR, statement of reasons and public submissions published: