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Private property acquisition negotiations continuing. Still four properties or part-properties to be acquired.Twelve properties or part-properties already purchased.
EIS draft completed
Community consultation for EIS
Three information sessions will be held in the main population centres of Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads and in Uki to help the community unpack and understand the EIS so they can make informed submissions on the project.
EIS on public exhibition and submission period
April → July 2021
Response to EIS Submissions Report
July → August 2021
Determination of EIS
Ministerial approval of whether the project can proceed and any conditions or project termination.
September → December 2021
Detailed Design and Construction business case planning and approvals
This includes preparation of a Business Case for Detailed Design and Construction.
January → December 2022
January → March 2023
March → June 2023
Final approvals, including Section 60 approval from Dept of Planning Industry and Environment (Water)