Atlas Stage 3 Environmental Reports

PUBLICATION NOTICE

Atlas Stage 3 Gas Project, Queensland

EPBC 2022/09410

This notice is published pursuant to Section 95B(2) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth) (EPBC Act) in relation to the Atlas Stage 3 Gas Project (EPBC 2022/09410). The proponent is Senex Energy Pty Ltd.

The proposed action involves the construction, operation, maintenance, decommissioning and rehabilitation of up to 151 coal seam gas wells and supporting infrastructure southwest of Wandoan, Queensland.

The proposed action was determined to be a controlled action under the EPBC Act and is currently under assessment by preliminary documentation. The controlling provisions are listed threatened species and communities (sections 18 and 18A, EPBC Act) and water resources (that relate to unconventional gas development and large coal mining development) (sections 24D and 24E, EPBC Act).

The preliminary documentation is available for viewing for information purposes only, online at https://senexenergy.com.au/news/atlas3 and in hard copy at the following locations:

· State Library of Queensland – Cultural Centre, Stanley Place, South Brisbane Queensland 4101; and

· Wandoan Library – 6 Henderson Road, Wandoan Queensland 4419.

There is no cost for reviewing the documentation online or at the hard copy locations.

Persons with any special needs may contact (07) 3335 9000 for assistance in accessing the documentation.

Pursuant to section 95A of the EPBC Act, the period for public comment on the preliminary documentation was from Wednesday 10 April 2024 to Tuesday 23 April 2024, and the comments received have been considered, noted, and summarised in a document also published at the above locations for information only.