Inquiry and Advisory Committee process

The Minister for Planning has appointed an Inquiry and Advisory Committee (IAC) to consider submissions to the Environment Effects Statement and exhibited documents. The IAC process includes the opportunity for those who made written submissions on the EES the chance to present to the IAC. The IAC hearings can be viewed by all members of the public.

EES exhibition now concluded
Exhibition of the Environment Effects Statement for the Gas Import Jetty and Pipeline Project concluded on 26 August 2020. The EES remains available on this website to download and read.

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Why is this project needed?
Despite Australia’s considerable gas reserves and position as one of the world’s largest exporters of gas, the Australian Energy Market Operator has predicted that the southern states are set to face gas shortages from 2024 due to declining gas production from the offshore Gippsland and Otway gas basins. 

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Understanding the EES process
Discover the next steps in the EES process, including the Public Hearing.

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Latest news

2 July 2020
The Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the Gas Import Jetty and Pipeline Project is now available for public comment.
29 June 2020
AGL and APA have prepared an Environment Effects Statement (EES) for the Gas Import Jetty and Pipeline Project.
21 May 2020
Australia is currently facing an unprecedented time under the widespread disruption caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
 
 

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