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SSI Modifications

Determination

MOD 1 - Lapse Date Extension

Gunnedah Shire, Liverpool Plains Shire, Maitland City, Moree Plains Shire, Muswellbrook Shire, Narrabri Shire, Newcastle City, Port Stephens, Singleton Shire, Upper Hunter Shire

Current Status: Determination

Interact with the stages for their names

  1. Prepare Mod Report
  2. Exhibition
  3. Collate Submissions
  4. Response to Submissions
  5. Assessment
  6. Recommendation
  7. Determination

Extension of Project Approval lapse date

Attachments & Resources

Application (2)

Cover Letter
Att. F Offline Form_ Former Part 3A SSI Modification Reque

Modification Application (7)

Application Letter-Hunter Gas Pipeline Lapse Date Extention
Attachment 1-Pipeline corridor as approved_SSI-25-Mod-1-Mo
Attachment 5-2018 Gas Statement Of Opportunities_SSI-25-Mo
Attachment 2-HGP Construction readiness 092018_SSI-25-Mod-
Attachment 6-High hopes for Galilee as gas begins to flow_
Attachment 4-Gas Pipeline Map_SSI-25-Mod-1-Modification Re
Attachment 3-Gas shortage looms as Victorian output falls_

Response to Submissions (1)

HGP response to submissions 271218 rev 0_SSI-25-Mod-1

Additional Information (4)

Major Pipeline Ownership
2019 Gas Statement Of Opportunities
HGP route
Pipeline corridor as approved

Determination (3)

Queensland-Hunter Gas Pipeline (MOD 1) - Assessment Report
MP 06_0286 MOD 1 - Notice of Modification
MP 06_0286 MOD 1 - Notice of Decision

Consolidated Approval (1)

MP 06_0286 MOD 1 - Consolidated Project Approval

Submissions

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Name Withheld
Object
Valdora , New South Wales
Message
This development is only going to put in jeopardy many environments along
its way. Rivers, farmlands, etc. in these days of climate danger, this
is unconscionable. Please don't approve it. Our future depends on our
governments planning for a safe future for our children and the
environment.

Thank you
Karin Segundo
Object
COLLAROY , New South Wales
Message
Dear Sir/Madam,

This pipeline traverses ten local government areas, crossing several
rivers and beautiful farmland and bushland between the Queensland
border and Newcastle.

It passes by the Pilliga, and the company behind the pipeline is eager
to transport CSG drilled from the Pilliga to Queensland or Newcastle.
It passes through rich cropping lands south of Moree and on the
Liverpool Plains
It crosses the Namoi River five times, and the Hunter River on the
outskirts of Aberdeen, Morpeth and Tomago, cutting the wetlands of Ash
Island to the North Arm of the Hunter River on Kooragang Island.
The company claims there are no changes to the environmental or
amenity impacts, but that ignores changes that happen over time. New
ecological communities have been listed as endangered, National Parks
have been extended, new towns have emerged and existing towns have
grown, new farming enterprises have been embarked upon, and the
justification for the project has dramatically changed.

The landscape through which this pipeline proposes to run has changed
over the last decade and with it, so has the impact this pipeline will
inflict on people, the environment and local economies. It is not
acceptable for the Department of Planning to extend the deadline for
this consent by another five years.

Please consider the concerns of the people, before profit.

Regards,
Karin Segundo.
Claire Mullin
Object
Broome , Western Australia
Message
To whom it may concern

I'm using this opportunity to submit my opposition to CSG fracturing
in Australia. Especially in areas with waterways, healthy farmland and
native forrest. As an Australian citizen with deep concerns for the
health of our waterways, farmland and communities I request that the
NSW government reject the recent application to extend the timeframe
for building a CSG pipeline to pipe gas from the Pilliga area to the
market. CSG is a potentially hazardous means of extracting gas from
the land and it has been condemned internationally. Australia should
join the international community in condemning this practise. We have
many other opportunities to create national and state revenue without
bowing down to potentialyl destructive industries.

Thank you for taking on board my concerns and opposition to this
recent application.
Paul McCabe
Object
Armidale , New South Wales
Message
For relatively short term gain, the pipeline will compromise many levels
of the ecology of many areas.
It will encourage investment in fossil fuels, diverting resources from
renewable energy development.
Wendy Carruthers
Object
Hallidays Point , New South Wales
Message
I would like to submit this objection as I feel some of our rich cropping
land will be lost, Australia needs to start looking after our
beautiful countryside, our rivers, our farming lands, and our water.
The powers to be do not have our interests at heart and our assets are
dwindling away, I fear we are not leaving anything for future
generations to have, let alone food and water for us all even at this
present time.
Please, please, start looking after us, the Australian people, we are
losing everything that is ours, and great, we are not the lucky
country anymore, BUT you people have the power to start fixing this by
saying NO.
Thank you for your time, I truly hope you make the right decision and
start putting faith back to all Australians, that you have said no to
this, and any others that come your way.
David Priddle
Object
Kelvin Grove , Queensland
Message
The Hunter gas pipeline was approved ten years ago and given a ten year
deadline to begin construction or the approval would lapse.

These lapse deadlines are crucial protections against the interminable
anxiety and uncertainty of major resource projects that hang over
land, communities and local economies.

The ten year deadline for the Hunter gas pipeline will run out in
February 2019, but the company is seeking a change to its approval to
extend the deadline for another five years.

This pipeline traverses ten local government areas, crossing several
rivers and beautiful farmland and bushland between the Queensland
border and Newcastle.

It passes by the Pilliga, and the company behind the pipeline is eager
to transport CSG drilled from the Pilliga to Queensland or Newcastle.
It passes through rich cropping lands south of Moree and on the
Liverpool Plains

It crosses the Namoi River five times, and the Hunter River on the
outskirts of Aberdeen, Morpeth and Tomago, cutting the wetlands of Ash
Island to the North Arm of the Hunter River on Kooragang Island.

The company claims there are no changes to the environmental or
amenity impacts, but that ignores changes that happen over time. New
ecological communities have been listed as endangered, National Parks
have been extended, new towns have emerged and existing towns have
grown, new farming enterprises have been embarked upon, and the
justification for the project has dramatically changed.

The landscape through which this pipeline proposes to run has changed
over the last decade and with it, so has the impact this pipeline will
inflict on people, the environment and local economies. It is not
acceptable for the Department of Planning to extend the deadline for
this consent by another five years.
Patricia McCalden
Object
Gloucester , New South Wales
Message
I object to the granting of extra time to the existing limit of five
years for approval of this pipeline. There has been sufficient
research and evidence to show that the risks of gas pipelines crossing
agricultural land and rivers far outway the commercial benefits to
Australia. Our water and food production are fragile and precious they
should be protected by refusing to extend the this approval limit. The
project should be dropped.
Graeme Palmer
Object
Woodridge , Queensland
Message
My will is to not build the CSG pipeline and not to do CSG mining
anywhere in Australia - especially in the Pilliga scrub.
My will is based on understanding of the detrimental effect that CSG
has on surface and underground water resources and on the biota of our
planet.

In any case, the use and ecological status of lands and waterways that
the proposed pipeline will pass through has changed since any previous
environmental or amenity impact study.

I do not accept for that the NSW Department of Planning and
Environment to extend the deadline for consent for this proposed
pipeline for another five years.
Name Withheld
Object
Sydney , New South Wales
Message
I would like to object to the extension of this project approval.
This pipeline traverses ten local government areas, crossing several
rivers and beautiful farmland and bushland between the Queensland
border and Newcastle.
It passes by the Pilliga, and the company behind the pipeline is eager
to transport CSG drilled from the Pilliga to Queensland or Newcastle.
It passes through rich cropping lands south of Moree and on the
Liverpool Plains
It crosses the Namoi River five times, and the Hunter River on the
outskirts of Aberdeen, Morpeth and Tomago, cutting through the
wetlands of Ash Island to the North Arm of the Hunter River on
Kooragang Island. The company claims there are no changes to the
environmental or amenity impacts, but that ignores changes that happen
over time. New ecological communities have been listed as endangered,
National Parks have been extended, new towns have emerged and existing
towns have grown, new farming enterprises have been embarked upon, and
the justification for the project has dramatically changed.
The landscape through which this pipeline proposes to run has changed
over the last decade and with it, so has the impact this pipeline will
inflict on people, the environment and local economies. It is not
acceptable for the Department of Planning to extend the deadline for
this consent by another five years.
Pamela Rothfield
Object
Black Rock , Victoria
Message
I hereby submit my objection to the creation of the Hunter pipeline
transporting CSG. The pipeline will be hundreds of kilometers long,
traversing various environments - from pastoral through semi-urban as
well as ecologically sensitive natural hotspots. These areas are all
experiencing change - be it urban growth and development or the
effects of a fast-warming and drying climate. The pipeline is a static
disruptor along a very extensive area. The impacts along the line will
be negative, areas such as the Pilliga, which are already threatened,
will be faced with even more environmental destruction. In a time of
added awareness of the negative effects of such infrastructure
development it is simply going against the tide of knowledge to
continue with a plan which will be open for consideration for years to
come.
Name Withheld
Object
Corlette , New South Wales
Message
I do not want this application to be allowed to be reopened. It should
lapse. The Liverpool Plains, the foodbowl of our nation, should not
come under any threat or farming there divided by pipelines and such.
Who needs CSG anyway? If we kept enough of our own gas instead of
exporting it, we would have more than enough.
Scott McCalman
Object
Gunnedah , New South Wales
Message
Our communities have worked extremely hard for the last decade & have
provided vast amounts of information about the total inappropriate
positioning of these proposed works .
Pipelines on our very heavy black highly reactive vertisols soils
,categorically is an absolute no go zone.
The evidence has been provided time & time again to this department.
Valerie Hodgson
Object
Goonengerry , New South Wales
Message
The landscape through which this pipeline proposes to run has changed
over the last decade and with it, so has the impact this pipeline will
inflict on people, the environment and local economies. It is not
acceptable for the Department of Planning to extend the deadline for
this consent by another five years.

This pipeline traverses ten local government areas, crossing several
rivers and beautiful farmland and bushland between the Queensland
border and Newcastle.
*It passes by the Pilliga, and the company behind the pipeline is
eager to transport CSG drilled from the Pilliga to Queensland or
Newcastle.
*It passes through rich cropping lands south of Moree and on the
Liverpool Plains
*It crosses the Namoi River five times, and the Hunter River on the
outskirts of Aberdeen, Morpeth and Tomago, cutting the wetlands of Ash
Island to the North Arm of the Hunter River on Kooragang Island.

The company claims there are no changes to the environmental or
amenity impacts, but that ignores changes that happen over time. New
ecological communities have been listed as endangered, National Parks
have been extended, new towns have emerged and existing towns have
grown, new farming enterprises have been embarked upon, and the
justification for the project has dramatically changed.
Name Withheld
Object
Maroubra , New South Wales
Message
The company claims there are no changes to the environmental or amenity
impacts, but that ignores changes that happen over time. New
ecological communities have been listed as endangered, National Parks
have been extended, new towns have emerged and existing towns have
grown, new farming enterprises have been embarked upon, and the
justification for the project has dramatically changed.

The landscape through which this pipeline proposes to run has changed
over the last decade and with it, so has the impact this pipeline will
inflict on people, the environment and local economies. It is not
acceptable for the Department of Planning to extend the deadline for
this consent by another five years.
Carl Mlton
Object
Balmain East , New South Wales
Message
To whom it may concern,

I am mortified that with the new evidence emerging on the climate
warming effects of natural gas exploration and usage that these
outdated energy sources are still being considered viable.

There are many other low or non impact energy options that are not
being explored quickly enough in a warming world..Solar, wave, etc.
etc.

Yours sincerely,
Carl Milton
Name Withheld
Object
Mooloolah Valley , Queensland
Message
This proposed pipeline crosses ten local government areas, crossing
several rivers and beautiful farmland and bushland between the
Queensland border and Newcastle.

It passes by the Pilliga, and the company behind the pipeline is eager
to transport CSG drilled from the Pilliga to Queensland or Newcastle.
It passes through rich cropping lands south of Moree and on the
Liverpool Plains
It crosses the Namoi River five times, and the Hunter River on the
outskirts of Aberdeen, Morpeth and Tomago, cutting the wetlands of Ash
Island to the North Arm of the Hunter River on Kooragang Island.

The company claims there are no changes to the environmental or
amenity impacts, but that can't be correct and clearly ignores changes
that happen over time.

New ecological communities have been listed as endangered, National
Parks have been extended, new towns have emerged and existing towns
have grown, new farming enterprises have been embarked upon, and the
justification for the project has dramatically changed.

The landscape through which this pipeline proposes to run has changed
over the last decade and with it, so has the impact this pipeline will
inflict on people, the environment and local economies. It is not
acceptable for the Department of Planning to extend the deadline for
this consent by another five years.
Ingrid Anderson
Object
Mullumbimby , New South Wales
Message
To whom it may concern,

I would like to object to the modification on the following grounds -
namely on environmental and *safety* grounds:

* the pipeline passes through rich cropping lands south of Moree and
on the Liverpool Plains

* It crosses the Namoi River five times, and the Hunter River on the
outskirts of Aberdeen, Morpeth and Tomago, cutting the wetlands of Ash
Island to the North Arm of the Hunter River on Kooragang Island.

* It passes by the Pilliga, and the company behind the pipeline is
eager to transport CSG drilled from the Pilliga to Queensland or
Newcastle.
Name Withheld
Object
Mona Vale , New South Wales
Message
1/. CSG is an unproven resource in terms of ecological impact and has
been shown to have side effects on water supply and rivers and it's
use should be discouraged.
2/. The proposed nearly 900km pipeline traverses our ever decreasing
wetlands, not to mention through our valuable farmland and bush as
well as the foodbowl of NSW, the Liverpool Plains.
3/. Infrastructure such as this stands out to terrorist organisations
as a perfect dramatic target,.
Name Withheld
Object
Bunya , Queensland
Message
Please do not extend the project approval as a lot has changed in the
area that the proposal covers.
Allow it to lapse.
Ross Perry
Object
Lillian Rock , New South Wales
Message
I oppose this pipeline. Austalians en masse do not need or want it. We
are bringing an end to fracking and gas, oil, water and coal
extraction. I particularly oppose fracking the Pilliga, among to many
other sites. You the government are sitting on discovereies and
inventions that will quickly make the above ancient history as soon as
they are released and made public. I am talking about all the
inventions purloined and secreted away via the Patents Office (front)!
Let us all advance in peace and harmony and embrace the inventions of
Nikola Tesla and so many that have followed him. In the meantime. a
big NO to this proposed pipeline. Ross Perry

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Project Details

Application Number
MP06_0286-Mod-1
Main Project
MP06_0286
Assessment Type
SSI Modifications
Development Type
Gas supply
Local Government Areas
Gunnedah Shire, Liverpool Plains Shire, Maitland City, Moree Plains Shire, Muswellbrook Shire, Narrabri Shire, Newcastle City, Port Stephens, Singleton Shire, Upper Hunter Shire
Decision
Approved
Determination Date
Decider
Minister

Contact Planner

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Mandana Mazaheri