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This page includes a range of news related to Independent Planning Commission work. It also lists details of decisions on applications made to the Commission for access to information under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act).

For all media enquiries, please contact the Independent Planning Commission on 02 9383 2127 or 0436 678 548 or via email: ipcn@ipcn.nsw.gov.au.

2018

October

* Independent Planning Commission releases its 2017-18 Annual Report (29/10/2018)

* IPC concludes Kensington and Kingsford Gateway Determination Review (29/10/2018)

* Commission rejects West Culburra development due to environmental concerns (17/10/2018)

* Tahmoor mine receives conditional approval to expand subsidence footprint (15/10/2018)

* Commission to hold public meeting on Bylong Coal Project (09/10/2018)

* $97-million redevelopment of Loreto School receives tick of approval (03/10/2018)

Commission upholds gateway ruling on Bellingen Council's blueberry plans (02/10/2018)

September

        * Commission rejects South Coast golf course proposal due to water hazards (26/09/2018)

* Barangaroo Public Domain works approved but no construction exclusion zones in Hickson Park (11/09/2018)

August

        * Commission finds merit in expanding Rix's Creek Mine but recommends more info on impacts needed (31/08/2018)

* Concept plan for Shepherds Bay development modified to allow serviced apartments (31/08/2018)

New conditions imposed on Ashton South East Mine (27/08/2018)

* Independent Planning Commission approves extension of Mt Pleasant Mine (24/08/2018)

July


Commission to hold public meetings on major Culburra development applications  (24/07/2018)

Energy-from-waste facility refused due to 'uncertain' health, environmental impacts (19/07/2018)

* Overshadowing controls on high-rise tower 'appropriate, should be retained': IPC  (02/07/2018) 


June

IPC delegated Minister's functions for two new cemetery development applications (14/06/2018)

*  Changes to residential development on former Rachel Forster Hospital site approved  (08/06/2018)

*  Public Hearing as Rix's Creek Mine seeks new lease of life (05/06/2018)

May

Sand quarry poses no PFAS risk, can proceed with strict conditions: IPC (09/05/2018)

*  Scaled-back Bango Wind Farm approved with conditions (02/05/2018)

April 

Major expansion of Cronulla Sharks' development gets go-ahead (19/04/2018)

Impacts from Integra mine modifications can be managed: Commission (17/04/2018)

Energy from waste facility referred to Commission for determination (11/04/2018)

Cobaki modification rejected (06/04/2018)

March

Expanded United Wambo mine 'has merit' but more information on impacts needed: Review (27/03/2018)

Jupiter Wind Farm proposal withdrawn (16/03/2018)

February

PAC approves Singleton mine modification with strict conditions (28/02/2018)

*  Invincible Colliery Southern Extension Modification 5 (Fact Sheet) (Determined 02/02/2018)

January

*  Moorebank Intermodal Precinct East Stage 2 and Concept Plan MOD 2 - D495/17 (Determined 31/01/2018) 

Fact Sheet Moorebank

* Shoalhaven Starches Ethanol Expansion Project MOD 13 (Determined 18/01/2018)

- Link to Determination Report

2017

December

* Port Waratah Coal Services Terminal 4 MOD 1 - D496/17 (Determined 6/12/2017)

- Link to Determination Report

* Rocky Hill Coal Project Stratford Extension Project MOD 1 - D489/17 (Determined 12/12/2017)

- Fact Sheet Rocky Hill Coal Project

* Beryl Solar Farm - D488/17 (Determined 05/12/2017)

- Fact Sheet Beryl Solar Farm

* Mortdale Resource Recovery Facility, Hearne Street Mortdale - D494/17 (Determined 20/12/2017)

- Fact Sheet Mortdale Resource Recovery Facility SSD 7421

* Wambo Coal Mine MOD 17 - D493/17 (Determined 20/12/2017)

- Wambo MOD 17 Fact Sheet

November 

*  Pilliga Narrabri CSG Study Tour

-  Pilliga CSG study tour notes

*  Modification to Old Clare Hotel Block 3A Central Park Project Approval - D487/17 (Determined 27/11/2017)

-  Fact Sheet_Old Clare Hotel_MOD 3

October

*  Kurnell Refinery Conversion Works MOD 2 - D486/17 (Determined 27/10/2017)

-  Link to Kurnell Refinery Determination Report

*  Modification to Edmondson Park South Concept Plan MOD 4 - D479/17 (Determined 12/10/2017)

-  Edmondson Park South MOD 4 Fact Sheet

September

*  Integra to Mount Owen Complex Water Pipeline MOD 1 and MOD 7 - D481/17 (Determined 15/09/2017)

-  Link to Integra to Mount Owen Determination Report

*  Blue Scope Steel Paint Line Facility MOD 6 Erskine Park D480/17 (Determined 12/09/2017)

-  Link to Blue Scope Steel Determination Report

*  Wetherill Park Transfer Station, 20 Davis Road, Wetherill Park SSD 7267 - D478/17 (Determined 11/09/2017)

-  Link to Wetherill Park Transfer Station Determination Report

* Shoalhaven Starches Ethanol Expansion Project MOD 11 and MOD 12 - D477/17 (Determined 01/09/2017)

-  Link to Shoalhaven Determination Report

*  Building R4A and Building R4B Barangaroo South - D475/17 (Determined 07/09/2017)

-  Link to Barangaroo South Determination Report

*  Cultural Events Site, Tweed Valley Way and Jones Road Yelgun - D474/17 (Determined 12/09/2017)

-  1 Summary Fact Sheet

August

*  Cobaki Estate Project MOD 4 - D476/17 (Determined 31/08/2017)

-  Link to Cobaki Determination Report

*  GIPA Request Gunlake Quarry Extension Project / LEC Appeal (2017 /0010866)

-  Request letter

-  Decision Letter

July

*  The Dan Land Residential Subdivision MOD 3 - D473/17 (Determined 04/07/2017)

-  Link to the Dan Land Determination Report

June

*  Australian Technology Park MOD 1 - D472/17 (Determined 26/06/2017)

-  Link to ATP Determination Report

*  Mangoola Coal Project MOD 8 - D471/17 (Determined 14/06/2017)

-  Link to Mangoola Determination Report

*  Request for Gateway Review to Rezone land from RU2 Rural Landscape to R5 Large Lot Residential The Oaks Wollondilly - A078/17 (Completed 19/06/2017)

-  Link to Advice and Recommendation

*  Stamford Grand Redevelopment Macquarie Park MOD 9 - D470/17 (Determined 01/06/2017)

-  Link to Stamford Determination Report

*  Ministerial call-in request Royal North Shore Hospital Health Administration Building MCI 8199 - A077/17 (Completed 02/06/2017)

-  Link to Advice and Recommendation

*  GIPA Request:  Wilpinjong (Second Request)

- Request Letter

Decision Letter

 *  GIPA Request:  Narrabri CSG

-  Request Letter

-  Acknowledgement Letter

-  Decision Letter

-  IPCN Presentation Final GLNG trip

-  CSG Study Trip Notes

-  David McNamara Diary

-  Environmental Authority Approval Process

-  Meeting with Queensland Government Minutes

-  Narrabri CSG Agendas Santos

-  Narrabri CSG Agendas QLD GOVT

-  NSW Commissioner Tour

-  IPCN BOOT SIZES

-  IPCN Visit Inbox_Redacted

-  Pages from 03 Project Description Section 3 FINAL PUBLIC

-  QLD Govt Outbox_Redacted

-  QLD Govt INBOX Redacted

-  Santos Inbox_Redacted

-  Santos Outbox_Redacted

-  Map

Previous GIPA Requests

*  Moorebank Intermodal Terminal

-  Request Letter

-  Response Letter

*  Wilpinjong (First Request)

-  Request Letter

-  Decision Letter

-  Weekly IPCN Reports

-  Agency Redacted

-  Agency Redacted1

-  Agencies Redacted2

-  Agencies Redacted3

*  Biala Wind Farm

-  Request Letter

-  Interim Response Letter

-  Response Letter