Fingerboards environmental assessment

Assisting locals to have their say continues to be an important part of assessing potential resources projects.

Communities can provide feedback about the Kalbar Fingerboards mineral sands project from Thursday 3 September 2020 when the project’s

Environmental Effects Statement (EES) is publicly exhibited for 40 business days, 10 days more than usual. Have your say at

During this time, the community and stakeholders will have the opportunity to make submissions on the EES, as well as the works approval and draft planning scheme amendment which will also be exhibited.

Public exhibition of the EES is an important step in assessing the proposal. A Community Advisor Grant of $40,000 has been provided to support community involvement in the EES.

The project proposal involves establishing a minerals sands mine to be located 20km northwest of Bairnsdale. Set on approximately 1675 hectares, the project would establish two mining plants, a processing plant, water supply infrastructure, tailings storage, an office, warehouse, workshop, loading facilities and fuel storage.

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