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State Significant Development


Dargues Gold Project

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional

Current Status: Determination

Interact with the stages for their names

  1. SEARs
  2. Prepare EIS
  3. Exhibition
  4. Collate Submissions
  5. Assessment
  6. Recommendation
  7. Determination

To develop an underground mine and associated infrastructure • extract and process up to 355,000 tonnes of gold ore per year until 2025.

Consolidated Consent

Dargues Gold Mod 4_Consolidated Approval .pdf_


Application (3)

Application Form.pdf
Preliminary Environmental Assessment.pdf

DGRs (1)

Director-General's Requirements.pdf

EA (25)

Appendix 1_Final.pdf
Table of Contents
Appendix 2_Final.pdf
Executive Summary_Final.pdf
Section 8_Final.pdf
Section 7_Final.pdf
Section 6_Final.pdf
Section 5_Final.pdf
Section 4 - Assessment.pdf
Section 3_Issue Identification.pdf
Section 2_Project Description.pdf
Section 1_Introduction.pdf

Submissions (8)

CMA RTS comments.pdf
Personal Details Withheld.pdf
Public Submissions - Form-A-K.pdf
Public Submissions - Form L-Z.
Public Submissions.pdf
Southern Rivers CMA submission.pdf
Special Interest Groups.pdf

Agency Submissions (12)

Eurobodalla Shire Council RTS comments.pdf
Palerang Council RTS comments.pdf
I&I submission.pdf
Sydney Catchment Authority submission.pdf
DECCW RTS comments 2.pdf
NOW submission.pdf
Palerang Council submission.pdf
NOW RTS comments.pdf
RTA submission.pdf
I&I RTS comments.pdf
Eurobodalla Shire Council submission.pdf
DECCW submission.pdf

Response to Submissions (10)

Response to Received Emails.pdf
Response to Submissions File 2 pages 9-10.pdf
Response to NSW Office of Water Submission.pdf
Response to Submissions File 1 pages 1-8.pdf
Response to Further Submission and Information From ...
Response To Submissions incl Appendices.pdf
Response To Submissions File 5 pages 44-250.pdf
Response to Submissions File 4 page 43.pdf
Response To Submissions File 3 pages 11-42.pdf
Response to OEH Comments Re Response to Submissions ...

Additional Information (10)

Part 6_Traffic_Final.pdf
Part 3_Groundwater_Final.pdf
Appendix E - Additional Information (Biodiversity) -...
Part 8_Soils_Final.pdf
Part 5a_Aboriginal Heritage_Final.pdf
Part 1_Noise_Final.pdf
Part 7_Air Quality_Final.pdf
Part 5b_European Heritage_Final.pdf
Part 4_Surface Water_Final.pdf
Part 2_Ecology_Final.pdf

Recommendation (3)

Dargues Reef Gold Project - Recommended Conditions.pdf
Dargues Reef Gold Project Assessment Report.pdf
Dargues Reef Gold Project Assessment Report - Addend...

Determination (2)

Court Order and Final Project Approval.pdf
PAC Determination Report.pdf

Approved Documents

Management Plans and Strategies (28)

AQ&GG Man Plan (MOD4 Review) - December 2019.
Water Management Plan
Water Management Plan Approval
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_21022020_082344
Extension Requests_03032020_034500
2022 Biodiversity Offset Extension Request Approval
Extension Requests_12032021_051207
DGM Letter
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_08012020_073955
PS122044-ECO-LTR-001 RevA
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_08012020_103657
Attachment 1
2022 Biodiversity Offset Extension Request
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_08012020_073240
Biodiversity Offset Extension Request 20210225
WasteMP (MOD4 Review) - December 2019.
TMP (MOD4 Review) - December 2019.
AHMP (MOD4 Review) - December 2019.
NMP (MOD4 Review)_20191203.
BfMP (MOD4 Review) - December 2019.
BioMP (MOD4 Review) - December 2019.
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_08012020_073416
BlastMP (MOD4 Review) - December 2019.
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_08012020_073515
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_09012020_060541
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_08012020_073731
Environmental Management Strategy January 2020
Approval of Plan Strategy or Study_08012020_073335

Community Consultative Committees and Panels (1)

Community Consultative Committee Chair Appointment

Reports (1)

2019-2020 Dargues Gold Mine Annual Review - Fina

Independent Reviews and Audits (1)

S19145_003_RPT_Rev1_Environmental Audit 2019-2021

Other Documents (5)

Backfill Expert - including consultation(redacted)
High volume sampler 1 - Aurelia Metals Ltd request
High volume sampler 1 - Aurelia Metals Ltd - RFI response
High volume sampler 1 - EPA advice
High volume sampler 1 - DPE approval (2022-03-17)

Note: Only documents approved by the Department after November 2019 will be published above. Any documents approved before this time can be viewed on the Applicant's website.


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Project Details

Application Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Development
Development Type
Minerals Mining
Local Government Areas
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional
Determination Date
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