Proposals currently under assessment

Kangaroo Island Plantation Timber Port at Smith Bay

The proposal

The proposal can be generally described as a multi-user deep water port facility at Smith Bay on Kangaroo Island.

For the purposes of the declaration, the proposal includes the following:

  • the construction, works and activities associated with the operation of a multi-user deep water port facility, storage facilities and associated infrastructure
  • land and water over land uses such as a wharf, causeway, link span bridge, tug mooring facilities, berthing pocket and approaches
  • ship loading systems
  • stockpiles and storage facilities
  • materials handling systems
  • buildings/facilities
  • road transport access
  • boat ramp.

Assessment stages and documentation

Stage of assessment process Date Documentation
Declaration as major development 16 February 2017 Notice in Government Gazette dated 23 Feb 2017
Release of guidelines by Development Assessment Commission with level of assessment determined 6 July 2017See Guidelines (908.1 KB PDF)
Release of assessment document by proponent for public comment  
    Release and response document by proponent to public and agency comments on Development Report  
    Assessment report by minister   
    Governor's decision   

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