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EPBC Act Preliminary Documentation

EPBC Act Preliminary Documentation

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act is environmental legislation administered by the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.  A referral was submitted under the EPBC Act for project works associated with the Gippsland Line Upgrade: Pakenham to Longwarry East (referral number 2019/8563).

The referral for Pakenham to Longwarry East is deemed a Controlled Action under the EPBC Act, as parts of the project area contain habitat for federally listed threatened species including the Southern Brown Bandicoot.

As part of the approval process, the Preliminary Documentation for this referral was available for public comment.

Submissions closed at midnight on Friday 7 May 2021.

Preliminary Documentation

1.Referral Document – Gippsland Line Upgrade (PDF, 264.2 KB)
2.Referral Document – Appendix A (PDF, 1.4 MB)
2.Referral Document – Appendix B (PDF, 442.0 KB)
2.Referral Document – Appendix C (PDF, 5.5 MB)
2.Referral Document – Appendix D (PDF, 7.6 MB)
2.Referral Document – Appendix E (PDF, 6.6 MB)
2.Referral Document – Appendix F (PDF, 30.7 KB)
2.Referral Document – Appendix G (PDF, 8.8 MB)
3.GLU Pakenham to Longwarry East Request for Additional Information Preliminary Documentation (PDF, 6.3 MB)
4.GLU Pakenham to Longwarry East Southern Brown Bandicoot Offset Management Plan (PDF, 3.3 MB)
5.GLU Pakenham to Longwarry East Southern Brown Bandicoot Offset Strategy (PDF, 6.3 MB)

More information

Learn more about Planning approvals for Gippsland Line Upgrade and the EPBC referral process.