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State Significant Infrastructure


Inland Rail - Illabo to Stockinbingal

Junee Shire, Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional

Current Status: Exhibition

Interact with the stages for their names

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

Construction and operation of around 37 kilometers of single track railway from Illabo to Stockinbingal, including one crossing loop, to accommodate double stacked freight trains.


This project is a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and will be assessed under the bilateral agreement between the NSW and Commonwealth Governments, or an accredited assessment process. For more information, refer to the Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment's website.

Attachments & Resources

Notice of Exhibition (1)

SS Exhibition or ReExhibition Advertisement_14092022_12000

Early Consultation (1)

Scoping Report


2018 09 19_ SEARs

SEARs (1)

Issued SEARs_30042021_110316

EIS (67)

Table of Contents
Glossary and definitions
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 General biophysical&cultural environment
Chapter 3 Statutory context
Chapter 4 Engagement
Chapter 5 Strategic context and need
Chapter 6 Alternatives and proposal options
Chapter 7 Proposal description--operation
Chapter 8 Proposal description--construction
Chapter 9 Assessment approach and methodology
Chapter 10 Biodiversity
Chapter 11 Traffic, transport and access
Chapter 12 Hydrology and flooding
Chapter 13 Water quality
Chapter 14 Groundwater
Chapter 15 Cultural heritage
Chapter 16 Noise and vibration
Chapter 17 Social and economic
Chapter 18 Land use and property
Chapter 19 Landscape and visual impacts
Chapter 20 Soils and contamination
Chapter 21 Waste
Chapter 22 Climate change risk
Chapter 23 Sustainability
Chapter 24 Air quality
Chapter 25 Health & safety
Chapter 26 Cumulative and residual impacts
Chapter 27 Environmental management & mitigation
Chapter 28 Justification of the proposal
Chapter 29 References
App A SEARs & summary of agency requirements
App B Statutory compliance
App C Engagement report
App D Preliminary land requirements
App E Outline CEMP
App F Utilities management framework
App G Environmental risk assessment
App H Construction noise and vibration framework
App I Workforce accommodation camp assessment
Tech Paper 1 Biodiversity development assessment
Tech Paper 2 Aquatic Biodiversity Assessment
Tech Paper 3 Traffic, Transport & Access
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App A
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App B
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App C1
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App C2
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App C3
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App C4
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App D1
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App D2
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App D3
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App D4
Tech Paper 4 Hydrology & Flooding App D5
Tech Paper 5 Water Quality Impact Assessment
Tech Paper 6 Groundwater Impact Assessment
Tech Paper 7 Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
Tech Paper 8 Construction Noise & Vibration
Tech Paper 9 Operational Noise & Vibration (Rail)
Tech Paper 10 Operational Noise & Vib (Non-rail)
Tech Paper 11 Social Impact Assessment
Tech Paper 12 Economic Impact Assessment
Tech Paper 13 Landscape Character and Visual
Tech Paper 14 Contaminated Land Assessment
Tech Paper 15 Air Quality Assessment

Project Details

Application Number
EPBC ID Number
Assessment Type
State Significant Infrastructure
Development Type
Rail transport facilities
Local Government Areas
Junee Shire, Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional
Exhibition Start-End Date

Contact Planner

Peter Hawke