New Acland AWL decision review complete

28 March 2023

An internal review of the decision to grant an associated water licence to New Acland Coal Pty Ltd (NAC) for its Stage 3 development is complete and the reviewer has confirmed the original decision.

A department spokesperson said the review had examined all the information that had been part of the decision to grant the associated water licence.

“I have reviewed all relevant materials as they relate to the decision and have decided to confirm the original decision,” the spokesperson said.

“Following this review I am satisfied that the decision is the appropriate decision in accordance with the Water Act 2000.”

The review decisions will be provided to the relevant parties as well as to those who made submissions about NAC’s application for an AWL.

The associated water licence can be viewed in detail on the Business Queensland website.


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Last updated: 28 Mar 2023