Projects

The following projects are currently being assessed under the Environment Effects Act 1978 or the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009.

  • Visit the Completed Projects page to view projects that have had an assessment completed since 2007.
Highway image  Beaufort Bypass Project

VicRoads proposes to bypass the Beaufort township with a new section of the Western Highway.

 

Environment Effects Statement (EES) is being prepared.

 

Boat harbour jetty

Beaumaris Motor Yacht Safe Harbour

Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron proposes to develop a safe harbour at their existing site on the eastern shore of Port Phillip Bay.

Environment Effects Statement (EES) is being prepared.
Wind Turbines Dundonnell Wind Farm Dundonnell Wind Farm Pty Ltd proposes to develop and operate a wind farm of up to 104 wind turbines and associated infrastructure in Dundonnell, south-west Victoria. The Minister's Assessment and Inquiry Report were released in February 2016.
Echuca-Moama Bridge Echuca-Moama Bridge VicRoads, together with NSW Roads and Maritime Services, propose to construct a second crossing of the Murray River at Echuca-Moama. The Minister's Assessment and Inquiry/Advisory Committee Report were released in March 2016.
Highway image Kilmore Wallan Bypass VicRoads proposes to construct the Kilmore Wallan Bypass, which will connect the Northern Highway with the Hume Freeway. The Minister's Assessment and Inquiry/Advisory Committee Report were released in early 2015.
Metro train Melbourne Metro Rail Project Melbourne Metro Rail Authority proposes to construct a new rail tunnel between South Kensington and South Yarra. The Minister's Assessment and Inquiry Report were released in December 2016.
Open-cut Mine Nowa Nowa Iron Project Gippsland Iron Pty Ltd proposes to develop a new open cut iron ore mine in the Tara State Forest north of Nowa Nowa in East Gippsland. The EES process is currently on hold.
Road duplication Palmers Road Corridor - Western Freeway to Calder Freeway VicRoads proposes to upgrade the existing Palmers Road Corridor to a six lane divided road (i.e. three lanes in each direction), with off-road shared bicycle and pedestrian facilities on both sides of the road. The Minister's Assessment was released in March 2016.
Wind Turbines

Penshurst Wind Farm

RES proposes to construct the Penshurst Wind Farm, which will consist of up to 223 wind turbines and associated infrastructure, near Penshurst, in south west Victoria. The EES process is currently on hold.
Western_Distributor Western Distributor Project The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources proposes to widen the West Gate Freeway and develop a new road between the West Gate Freeway and CityLink. This new road includes a tunnel, bridge, viaducts and connecting ramps. The EES is being prepared.
Mine WIM150 Mineral Sands Project Australian Zircon NL proposes to develop the WIM150 mineral sands deposit in the Wimmera region of western Victoria, approximately 20km southeast of Horsham and just north of the Grampians National Park. The EES is on hold indefinitely.

Page last reviewed on 6 January 2017

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