Remedial work

This public register lists remediation directions issued under the National Parks and Wildlife Act

This table is updated by OEH on a regular basis. If you require further information contact the relevant OEH office. The table is sorted by the date on which the decision was made.

Type of matter / activity / locationDate publishedLocal govt area (OEH office)
A variation to a Direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 628KB) was issued to the leaseholder approving a variation to amend the land to which the Direction applies. The variation was issued on 10 December 2014 and varies the Remedial Direction issued on 8 June 2011. 10 December 2014 Lord Howe Island
A direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 194KB) was issued to the landholder on 24 April 2014 to rectify damage to a midden caused by the use of machinery to remove weeds. The direction orders the landholder to erect a fence to protect the Aboriginal object and to prepare and implement a remediation plan to mitigate harm and restore the Aboriginal object. 24 April 2014 Canterbury
A variation to a direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 954KB) was issued to OCEANIC COAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED approving the implementation of a remediation plan to rectify damage caused by works to remediate surface cracking at a second smaller site adjacent to Longwall 41 using grout. This variation was issued on 12 March 2014 for the remediation of Grout Site 2. See also map of the area covered by the direction (PDF 1.5MB), remediation plan (PDF 7MB), and project plan (PDF 143KB). 12 March 2014 Lower Hunter

A direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 550KB) was issued to OCEANIC COAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED approving the implementation of a remediation plan to rectify damage caused by works to remediate surface cracking adjacent to Longwall 41 using grout. This variation was issued on 13 December 2013 and follows the successful completion of a trial grout removal process on 4 December 2013

See also map of the area covered by the direction (PDF 339KB) and remediation plan (PDF 3.9MB)

13 December 2013 Lower Hunter
A further variation to a direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 550KB) was issued to OCEANIC COAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED extending the timeframe to rectify damage caused by works to remediate surface cracking adjacent to Longwall 41 using grout. This variation was issued on 22 November 2013 and varies the remediation direction issued on 28 August 2013. 22 November 2013 Lower Hunter

A direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 822KB) was issued to OCEANIC COAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED to rectify damage caused by works to remediate surface cracking adjacent to Longwall 41 using grout. On 20 September 2013, OCEANIC notified OEH of a leak of the grouting product on a steep slope area on the northern end of Longwall 41 terminating on the embankment of an ephermal drainage channel in the Cockle Creek catchment of the Sugarloaf State Conservation Area. The direction orders OCEANIC to prepare, and submit for OEH approval, a plan to carry out remedial works to control, abate or mitigate damage to the reserve, and to maintain or restore the reserve.

11 November 2013 Lower Hunter
A variation to a direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 679KB) was issued to OCEANIC COAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED to rectify damage caused by works to remediate surface cracking adjacent to Longwall 41 using grout. This variation was issued on 14 October 2013 and varies the remediation direction issued on 28 August 2013. See also map of the area covered by the direction (PDF 339KB) and remediation plan (PDF 8.5MB) 14 October 2013 Lower Hunter
A direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 382KB) was issued to OCEANIC COAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED to rectify damage caused by works to remediate surface cracking adjacent to Longwall 41 using grout.

On 4 June 2013, OCEANIC notified OEH of a leak of the grouting product within the Cockle Creek catchment of the Sugarloaf State Conservation Area.

The direction orders OCEANIC COAL AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED to carry out remedial works to control, abate or mitigate damage to the reserve, and to maintain or restore the reserve.
28 August 2013 Lower Hunter

A direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 4MB) was issued to Kosciuszko Thredbo Pty Ltd to rectify damaged vegetation and soil exposed to erosion from clearing about 300m2 for mountain bike tracks without development consent or NPWS approval at Thredbo resort at Kosciuszko National Park.

26 November 2012 Snowy River Shire
A variation to a Direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 1.7MB) was issued to the leaseholder approving a variation to include a condition in the Direction to allow staff from the Lord Howe Island Board reasonable access and entry to the Remediation Area for the purposes of undertaking rehabilitation works as outlined in the Direction. This variation was issued on 5 June 2012 and varies the Remedial Direction issued on 8 June 2011. 5 June 2012 Lord Howe Island
A variation to a Direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 541KB) was issued to the leaseholder approving a variation to: amend the timing of the construction of the fence to restrict access into the Remediation Area; to amend the period of the timing for the felling of a Cryptocarya triplinervis var. triplinervis tree species; and to amend the list of species for planting in the revegetation area of the Remediation Area. This variation was issued on 13 July 2011 and varies the Remedial Direction issued on 8 June 2011. 13 July 2011 Lord Howe Island
A Direction to carry out remedial work (PDF 7.7MB) was issued to the leaseholder on 8 June 2011 to rectify damage caused by vegetation clearing which resulted in damage to the habitat of the Placostylus bivaricosus (Lord Howe Island Placostylus) and the Puffinus carneipes (Flesh-footed Shearwater) by removing the preferred habitat conditions of these species. Placostylus bivaricosus is listed as an endangered species in Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (TSC Act) and the Puffinus carneipes is listed as a vulnerable species in Part 1 of Schedule 2 of the TSC Act. The Direction orders the landholder to erect a fence to restrict access into the Remediation Area and to undertake a series of remediation activities for the duration of the Direction to restore the habitat of the threatened entities. 8 June 2011 Lord Howe Island

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Page last updated: 19 May 2016