Bunbury Outer Ring Road - Stage 2 Southern Section

Closed 19 Dec 2012

Opened 13 Dec 2012

Feedback updated 24 May 2013

We asked

Public comment was invited on the referral to help the EPA determine the appropriate level of assessment.

You said

There were no public comments on this referral.

We did

The EPA determined that the proposal would not be assessed, and provided public advice. The proposal is consistent with the outcomes of the EPA's assessment of the Greater Bunbury Region Scheme (GBRS).


Main Roads Western Australia proposes to construct the Bunbury Outer Ring Road (BORR) Southern Section (South Western Highway to Bussell Highway) at Bunbury. The project will provide improved access from Bussell Highway in the south, to the Bunbury Port and developing industrial area to the east of Bunbury.

What happens next

Following the seven day public comment period and consideration of any comments received, the EPA will decide whether or not this proposal requires environmental impact assessment and, if so, what level of assessment will be applied.

The Chairman's decisions on level of assessment are released each Monday on the EPA's website.


  • All of Western Australia


  • Public


  • Seven-day comment on referrals