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The Native Vegetation Council regularly consults with the public on applications to clear native vegetation, and on proposed amendments to policies and guidelines associated with the administration of the Act and the Regulations.

You’re invited to submit your views about any of the applications or proposed amendments currently open for consultation.

Your submission will assist the Native Vegetation Council to make decisions about the removal and re-establishment of native vegetation in line with the Native Vegetation Act 1991 and Native Vegetation Regulations 2017

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When you are ready to make a submission, please fill in this form and send to nvc@sa.gov.au.

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Roxby Downs West Accommodation Village and utilities infrastructure - BHP

BHP is proposing to clear approximately 94.66 ha of native vegetation to develop an accommodation village and associated utilities infrastructure at Roxby Downs West.  The proposed offset is to be achieved by utilizing an existing SEB credit area at Emerald Springs, located 120km north of Olympic Dam.  The clearance proposal will be considered in accordance with regulation 12(34) Infrastructure.

Data Report

 

 8 January 2019

Whyalla Super School - Department for Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is planning to construct a new secondary school on Nicolson Avenue, Whyalla.  The school is proposed between Tafe SA and Uni SA Whyalla Campus.  Development of the school and associated facilities (parks, sports fields) is expected to clear 8.6 ha of open chenopod shrublands.  The clearance proposal will be considered in accordance with Regulation 12(33) New Buildings and associated structures.

Data Report

 

6 January 2019

Mine Creek Partners - Whole Farm Plan

Mine Creek Partners are proposing to remove 13.77ha of native vegetation and 18 scattered trees under section 28 of the Native Vegetation Act 1991 to improve the efficiency of the grazing production system.  The proposed offset will be achieved on the property through new and expanded Heritage Agreements and exclusion of stock through fencing.

Data Report

 

 20 November 2019

Yates Electrical - Caroona Road Solar Farm

Yates Electrical are proposing to clear 9.12ha of native vegetation to build a 1.52MW solar farm, approximately 5km west of Port Augusta. It is proposed the offset will be achieved by establishing a on-ground area on the property and partial payment into the Native Vegetation Fund.

Data Report

 

20 November 2019

Yates Electrical - Northern Power Station Solar Farm

Yates Electrical are proposing to clear 9.77ha to build a 4.4MW solar farm, approximately 2km south of Port Augusta.  It is proposed the offset will be achieved by payment into the Native Vegetation Fund.

Data Report

 

20 November 2019

Yates Electrical - Elwomple Solar Farm

Yates Electrical are proposing to clear 95 scattered trees to build a 3.5 MW solar farm, approximately 6km south east of Tailem Bend.  It is proposed the offset will be achieved by payment into the Native Vegetation Fund.

Data Report

 

20 November 2019

Carillion Holding Pty Ltd - Scattered Tree Clearance

Carillion Holding Pty Ltd have proposed to remove 15 scattered trees and 2.335ha under Section 28 of the Native Vegetation Act 1991 to expand their vineyard and improve quality of produce. They have proposed to satisfy the Significant Environmental Benefit through on-ground works.

Data Report

 

 30 October 2019

 

BHP - Olympic Dam airport upgrade.

BHP has proposed clearance of approximately 45.89ha of native vegetation to develop a new runway, terminal buildings and car parking facilities. Furthermore, 13.18ha will also require temporary clearance, yet will be allowed to regenerate. This results in a total clearance of 59.08ha of native vegetation clearance within a 191ha area. Utilisation of current SEB credit has been proposed to satisfy the offset.

Data Report

 

 17 October 2019 

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