Worsley Mine Expansion – Revised Proposal - Public Environmental Review

Closed 29 Aug 2022

Opened 16 Aug 2022


The EPA made this environmental review document available for public review from 20 June 2022 to 15 August 2022. 

The EPA has determined that this environmental review document should be made available for an additional 2 weeks commencing 16 August 2022. The closing date for submissions is 29 August 2022. If you have already made a submission before 15 August 2022 you do not need to do so again. Duplicates will not be considered. 


South32 Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd is proposing to continue operations and expand the existing mining area; develop a bauxite transport corridor at the Boddington Bauxite Mine; as well as develop a contingency mining area, residue storage extension and maintenance activities at the Refinery near Collie. 

South32 Worsley Alumina has prepared the Environmental Review Document in accordance with EPA procedures and is released for public review. The Environmental Review Document describes the proposal, the likely environmental impacts and the proposed management measures. 

Hard copies of the document may be purchased for $10 (including postage), or a CD version is available free of charge from: 

South32 Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd 
PO Box 344, Collie WA 6225 
1800 555 958 

Copies of the document may also be downloaded from www.epa.wa.gov.au or www.south32.net/worsleyminedevelopment. 
Copies of the document will be available for examination at: 
• Boddington, Collie, Harvey and Australind Public Libraries 
• Boddington, Collie, Harvey and Australind Shire Council Offices 

The closing date for public submissions is: 29 August 2022 

The EPA prefers submissions to be made electronically via the EPA’s Consultation Hub. 

Alternatively submissions can be: posted to: 

Chair, Environmental Protection Authority 

Locked Bag 10 

Joondalup DC, WA 6919 

or delivered to: 

the Environmental Protection Authority 

Prime House 

8 Davidson Terrace 

Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 

If you have any questions on how to make a submission, please contact EPA Services, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation on 6364 7000.


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