New Hope welcomes start of Land Court hearings

13 March 2016

New Hope Group’s Managing Director Shane Stephan has welcomed the start of hearings before the Land Court for the company’s New Acland revised Stage 3 continuation plan.  

The revised plan, which was subject to a new Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), was issued a draft Environmental Approval (EA) from the Queensland Government’s Department of Environment and Heritage Protection on the 28 August 2015 is now being assessed by the Land Court which will ultimately make recommendations to the Minister for State Development, Natural Resources and Mines.

The Land Court process is a usual part of the approval process.

New Hope will assist the Court wherever possible so that it can undertake its process as efficiently as possible.

A significant amount of information is available regarding the New Acland revised Stage 3 continuation  plan on the New Hope web site.