Submissions

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Hunter Bird Observers Club has an active Conservation Committee which prepares submissions to proposed developments that will adversely affect birds and their habitats. Submissions are also made to government authorities involved in assessing existing environmental legislation, in proposing changes to land tenure that might adversely affect birds, or in scoping future coal and gas development. Examples of submissions are provided below.

Newcastle Wetlands Reserve
Newcastle Wetland Reserve 2013 11.pdf

Game and Feral Animals Control Act
Game HBOC response re game species 2013 11.pdf

Proposed Logging in National Parks
OFarrell_20130530_Logging_in_National_Parks.pdf

Proposed changes to Environmental Legislation
Protect the things you love 2012 09 – Tony Burke.pdf

Proposed Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group (NCIG) Coal Terminal Rail Flyover Modification June 2012
BirdLife Australia Submission to NCIG PAC_20130507.pdf
NCIG Rail Flyover Modification_Submission to PAC_20130507.pdf
NCIG RFM Mod2_Submission to Dept Planning_201207.pdf
NCIG referral 2012 07 Letter_Final.pdf

Proposed Port Waratah Coal Services Terminal 4 Coal Loader
T4 submission final_2013_11.pdf
T4 Letter to DoP 20-04-2012.pdf
T4 submission_final_2012 04.pdf

Members’ Submissions
PWCS T4 Submission_Maddock_201204.pdf
PWCS T4 Submission_Jim Smart_20120506.pdf
PWCS T4 Submission_Crawford_Herbert_20120507.pdf
PWCS T4 Submission_Newman_201204.pdf

Hunter Estuary Development Issues
HuntEstDevel_SorrySaga_Maddock_2004.pdf
HunterEstuaryCriticalDates_Maddock_2003.pdf
NewcPortEnvConcept_Submission_Maddock_2003.pdf

Hunter Estuary Management Study Plan
HunterEstuary_MgtStudyPlan_Submission_200411.pdf

Coal and Gas Strategy Scope
Coal and Gas Strategy Scoping Submission_2011.pdf

Proposed Warkworth Open-cut Coal Mine Extension
Warkworth Continuation Project Submission 20140804.pdf
Warkworth_Ext_DeptPlanning_20110614.pdf
Warkworth Ext_PlanningAssessCommission_20111110.pdf
Warkworth_Hunter_Valley_mines_map.jpg

Hunter Wetlands National Park Boundary Change for Proposed Industrial Railway
HunterWetlandsNPk_BndryChnge_MinisterEnvt_20111107.pdf
Area E reply from DSEWPC_20111122.JPG
Area E_HBOC_reply to DSEWPC_20120127.pdf

Soldiers Point Marina Extension
HBOC submission to PSC, Soldiers Point Marina (DA 16-2015-585-1)<
HBOC submission to PSC re Soldiers Point Marina (DA 16-2012-57 1)
HBOC Soldiers Point Extension Letter_April 2013