Stages 2 and 3 Consultation

The Department of Communities Tasmania has referred Stages 2 and 3 of the Huntingfield Land Release Project to the Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment (DAWE) due to the potential for the project to impact ‘matters of national environmental significance’ (MNES), most notably the forty-spotted pardalote.

View the Huntingfield EPBC Referral Plan

PLEASE NOTE: The referral plan above only indicates the area of land subject to the referral. It is not intended to represent the Master Plan of the subdivision in detail. Subject to the outcome of this referral process, any future subdivision approval will be subject to Development Approval by the Kingborough Council.

In accordance with the requirements of a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) section 95A(3) (EPBC 2020/8869), information was published for public comment on each matter protected by a provision of Part 3 of the Act: listed threatened species and ecological communities (section 18 &18 A).

Interested members of the community were invited to provide comments in writing relating to the information published or proposed action by 5:00 pm (AEST), Thursday, 17 February 2022.

Notification for Publication of Information for Assessment on Preliminary Documentation under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

The following notice is published pursuant to section 95B(2) of the EPBC Act.

Publication of Information for Assessment on Preliminary Documentation, and a summary of the comments received and how those comments have been addressed are now available for information.

How to access the information

A copy of the information may be downloaded here:

A copy can also be viewed during office hours at:

  • Kingborough Council, 15 Channel Highway, Kingston
  • Kingston Library, 11 Hutchins St, Kingston or
  • State Library of Tasmania, 91 Murray Street, Hobart.

A copy can be obtained by emailing

Any person with special needs who requires assistance to access the material can call Housing Projects on 1800 995 653.

PLEASE NOTE: The version of the Master Plan included in the referral, while current at the time the referral was lodged, is no longer the latest version. You can access the latest version of the Master Plan from the link below.