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Wambo Mine

Approvals, Plans & Reports

Mining Approval DA305-7-2003 (as modified)
          Summary of Approved Phases
           Figures
                 General Arrangement 
                 Phase 2
Rail and Coal Loading - DA 177-8-2004

Rehabilitation Management Plan (Amendment) November 2023 
Wambo Complex Forward Program (to March 2025)


Environment Protection Licence (EPL529)

Modifications to DA 305-7-2003
Modification 19 - DA 305-7-2003 for Longwalls 24 - 26 (2023)
Modification 18 - DA 305-7-2003 Longwall 24 First Workings Approval (2022)
Modification 17 - DA 305-7-2003 Extension to South Bates Underground (2017)

Modification 16 - DA 305-7-2003  - Modification to support the United Wambo Open Cut
Modification 15 - Additional Longwalls 14-16
Modification 14 - Additional Longwall 10A
Modification 13 - Additional Longwalls 
Modification 12 - Southern Longwall Modification
Modification 11 - Montrose Water Storage Dam
Modification 10 (withdrawn)
Modification 9 - Subsidence Conditions
Modification 8 - South Water Storage Dam
Modification 7 - Chitter Dump Water Storage Dam
Modification 6 - Temporary Creek Diversion
Modification 5 - Staged Creek Diversion and Gas Drainage
Modification 4  - Additional Longwalls 
Modification 3 - Groundwater Conditions

Modifications to DA 177-8-2004

Modification 1 - AUR Highway Intersection
Modification 2 - Rail Refuelling Facility
Modification 3 - Modification to support the United Wambo Open Cut Coal Mine 

EPBC Approvals

2003-1138
2016-7636 Signed Letter 
2016-7636 Signed Variation 
2016-7816 Signed Letter 
2016-7816 Signed Variation 

 

Mining Leases and Exploration Licences
Coal Lease 374
Coal Lease 397
Consolidated Coal Lease 743
Exploration Lease 7211
Mining Lease 1402
Mining  Lease 1572
Mining Lease 1594
Mining Lease 1806
Mining Lease 1873

Authorisation A444

Water Access Licences
WAL718
WAL8599
WAL8600
WAL8604
WAL18437
WAL23897
WAL42373
WAL41532
First Workings Approvals 
LW9-10 First Workings Approval
LW10A First Workings Approval
LW11-13 First Workings Approval
South Bates Underground Extension First Workings Approval
South Bates Underground Extended First Workings Approval (Longwall 22 to Longwall 24)
June 2021 - South Bates Underground Extended Amended First Workings Approval (Longwalls 22 - 24)
April 2022 - South Bates Extended Underground First Workings Approval (Longwall 24)
July 2023 - South Bates Extended Underground First Workings Approval (Longwalls 25 & 26)

Extraction Plan Approvals
South Bates Underground Mine Extension Longwall 24-26 
South Bates Underground Mine Extension Longwalls 21-24 
South Bates Underground Mine Extension Longwalls 17-20 (Amended)
South Bates Underground Mine Extension Longwall 17
South Bates Underground Mine Longwalls 11-16 (Amended)
North Wambo Underground Mine Longwalls 8-10a
South Bates Underground Mine Longwalls 11-13
South Bates Underground Mine Longwalls 11-16
North Wambo Underground Mine Longwalls 9-10
North Wambo Underground Mine Longwalls 7 - 8
North Wambo Underground Mine Longwalls 1-6
 
Modification Report for Longwall 24-26 Modification - Optimisation and Continued Operation of the Approved South Bates Extension Underground Mine (August 2022)
Wambo Longwall 24-26 Modification Report 
Appendix A - Subsidence Assessment
Appendix B - Groundwater Assessment 
Appendix C - Surface Water Assessment 
Appendix D - Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessment 
Appendix E - Historic Heritage Assessment 
Appendix F - Biodiversity Review
Appendix G - Agricultural Resource Assessment 
Appendix H - Land Contamination Assessment 
Appendix I - Greenhouse Gas Assessment 

Modification 19 - Response to Submissions (November 2022)
 
Environmental Impact Statement (2003) 
EIS Volume 1
EIS Volume 2
EIS Volume 3
EIS Volume 4
EIS Volume 5

Proposed Alterations to the Wambo Development Project Rail and Train Loading Infrastructure (June 2004)  
Management Plans Approved for Phase 2 Activities at the Wambo Coal Mine 
The Environmental Management Strategy and Management Plans below have been prepared in consideration of Phase 2 operations at the Wambo Mine which includes underground mining, the Coal Handling and Processing Plant and rail loading facilities.  From 1 December 2020, open cut mining operations will be managed by the United Wambo Joint Venture (Glencore). 

Environmental Management Strategy 
Air Quality Management Plan
Noise Management Plan
Water Management Plan
Groundwater Management Plan
Surface Water Management Plan
United Wambo and Wambo Site Water Balance 
United Wambo and Wambo Water Monitoring Plan
Erosion and Sediment Control Plan
Biodiversity Management Plan
Rehabilitation Management Plan (Amendment) November 2023 

Other Management Plans 

Heritage Management Plan 
Wambo Homestead Complex Conservation Management Plan
Pollution Incident Response Management Plan
 
Extraction Plans  
South Bates Underground Extension Longwalls 24 to 26
1. Extraction Plan Longwalls 24-26 Main Document 
2. LW24-26 Attachment 1
3. LW24-26 Attachment 2
4. LW24-26 Attachment 3
5. LW24-26 Attachment 4
6. LW24-26 Water Management Plan
7. LW24-26 Land Management Plan
8. Biodiversity Management Plan 
9. Heritage Management Plan  
10. LW24-26 Built Features Management Plan 
11. LW24-26 Public Safety Management Plan 
12. LW24-26 Coal Resource Recovery Plan 
13. LW24-26 Subsidence Monitoring Program
14. Wambo Coal Rehabilitation Management Plan 
15. LW24-26 Report 1 - Subsidence Assessment 
16. LW24-26 Report 2 - Groundwater Review 
17. LW24-26 Report 3 - Surface Water Review 
18. LW24-26 Report 4 - Subsidence Risk Assessment 

South Bates Underground Extension Longwalls 21 to 24
Extraction Plan LW21-24 Main Document
Appendix A - LW21-24 Water Management Plan
Appendix B - LW21-24 Land Management Plan
Appendix C - Biodiversity Management Plan
Appendix D - Heritage Management Plan
Appendix E - LW21-24 Built Features Management Plan
Appendix F - LW21-24 Public Safety Management Plan
Appendix G - LW21-24 Coal Resource Recovery Plan
Appendix H - LW21-24 Subsidence Monitoring Program
Appendix I - Rehabilitation Management Plan (Phase 2 - RMP December 2020-December 2023)
Technical Report 1 - LW21-24 Subsidence Review
Technical Report 2 - LW21-24 Groundwater Review
Technical Report 3 - LW21-24 Surface Water Review
Technical Report 4 - LW21-24 Subsidence Risk Assessment Review
LW21-24 EP Attachment 1
LW21-24 EP Attachment 2
LW21-24 EP Attachment 3
LW21-24 EP Attachment 4

South Bates Underground Extension Longwalls 17 to 20 

Main Document (Amended May 2020)
Appendix A - Water Management Plan
Appendix B - Land Management Plan
Appendix C - Biodiversity Management Plan
Appendix D - Heritage Management Plan
Appendix E - Built Features Management Plan
Appendix F - Public Safety Management Plan
Appendix G - Coal Resource Recovery Plan
Appendix H - Subsidence Monitoring Program
Appendix I - Rehabilitation Management Plan (MOP 2018-2020 Amendment A)
Technical Report 1 - Subsidence Predictions and Impact Assessments
Technical Report 2 - Groundwater Assessment Review
Technical Report 3 - Surface Water Assessment Review
Technical Report 4 - Subsidence Risk Assessment

South Bates Underground Extraction Plan LW 11-16 (2017) - Main Document

Appendix A - Water Management Plan
Appendix B - Land Management Plan
Appendix C - Biodiversity Management Plan
Appendix D - Heritage Management Plan
Appendix E - Built Features Management Plan
Appendix F - Public Safety Management Plan
Appendix G - Coal Resource Recovery Plan
Appendix H - Subsidence Monitoring Program
Appendix I - Rehabilitation Management Plan 
Technical Report 1 - Subsidence Predictions and Impact Assessments
Technical Report 2 - Groundwater Assessment Review
Technical Report 3 - Surface Water Assessment Review
Technical Report 4 - Subsidence Risk Assessment

North Wambo Underground Extraction Plan LW 8-10A (2015) - Main Document 
Appendix A - Water Management Plan
Appendix B - Land Management Plan
Appendix C - Biodiversity Management Plan
Appendix D - Heritage Management Plan
Appendix E - Built Features Management Plan
Appendix F - Public Safety Management Plan
Appendix G - Coal Resource Recovery Plan
Appendix H - Subsidence Monitoring Program
Appendix I - Rehabilitation Management Plan  - Part A
Appendix I - Rehabilitation Management Plan - Appendices
Report 1 - Subsidence Predictions and Impact Assessment 
Report 2 - Groundwater Impact Assessment Review 
Report 3 - Surface Water Impact Assessment Review
Report 4 - Subsidence Risk Assessment
Attachments 1 to 5
 
South Bates Underground Extraction Plan LW 11-13 (2015)  Main Document
Appendix A - Water Management Plan
Appendix B - Land Management Plan
Appendix C - Biodiversity Management Plan
Appendix D - Heritage Management Plan
Appendix E - Built Features Management Plan
Appendix F - Public Safety Management Plan
Appendix G - Coal Resource Recovery Plan
Appendix H - Subsidence Monitoring Plan
Appendix I - Rehabilitation Management Plan
Technical Report 1 - Subsidence Predictions and Impact Assessments
Technical Report 2 - Groundwater Assessment Review
Technical Report 3 - Surface Water Assessment Review
Technical Report 4 - Subsidence Risk Assessment 
Technical Report 5 - Subsidence Risk Assessment 


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WamboCommunity@peabodyenergy.com


Attended Noise Monitoring
Attended Noise - May 2024
Attended Noise - April 2024
Attended Noise - March 2024
Attended Noise - February 2024
Attended Noise January 2024
Attended Noise December 2023 
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Attended Noise December 2020
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Attended Noise March 2020
Attended Noise February 2020 
Attended Noise January 2020

Environmental Reports

Environmental Report - May 2024
Environmental Report - April 2024
Environmental Report - March 2024
Environmental Report - February 2024
Environmental Report - January 2024
Environmental Report - December 2023
Environmental Report - November 2023 
Environmental Report - October 2023
Environmental Report - September 2023
Environmental Report - August 2023
Environmental Report - July 2023
Environmental Report - June 2023 
Environmental Report - May 2023
Environmental Report - April 2023
Environmental Report - March 2023
Environmental Report - February 2023
Environmental Report - January 2023
Environmental Report - December 2022
Environmental Report - November 2022
Environmental Report - October 2022
Environmental Report - September 2022
Environmental Report - August 2022
Environmental Report - July 2022
Environmental Report - June 2022
Environmental Report - May 2022
Environmental Report - April 2022
Environmental Report - March 2022
Environmental Report - February 2022
Environmental Report - January 2022
Environmental Report - December 2021 
Environmental Report - November 2021 
Environmental Report - October 2021
Environmental Report - September 2021 
Environmental Report August 2021 
Environmental Report July 2021
Environmental Report June 2021
Environmental Report May 2021
Environmental Report April 2021
Environmental Report March 2021
Environmental Report February 2021 
Environmental Report January 2021  
Environmental Report December 2020
Environmental Report November 2020
Environmental Report October 2020
Environmental Report September 2020
Environmental Report August 2020
Environmental Report July 2020
Environmental Report June 2020
Environmental Report May 2020
Environmental Report April 2020
Environmental Report March 2020
Environmental Report February 2020
Environmental Report January 2020
 

Annual Blast Summary 
2020 Blast Summary
2019 Blast Summary 
Wambo Coal and United Wambo JV Community Consultative Committee (CCC)
CCC Minutes February 2024
CCC Minutes November 2023 
CCC Meeting Minutes May 2023
CCC Meeting Minutes January 2023 
CCC Meeting Minutes November 2022
CCC Meeting Minutes August 2022
CCC Meeting Minutes May 2022
CCC Meeting Minutes February 2022
CCC Meeting Minutes November 2021 
CCC Meeting Minutes September 2021 
CCC Minutes May 2021 
CCC Meeting Minutes February 2021 
CCC Meeting Minutes December 2020
CCC Meeting Minutes August 2020

Wambo Coal Community Consultative Committee (CCC)
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes April 2020
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes December 2019
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes July 2019 
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes April 2019
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes December 2018
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes August 2018

Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes April 2018
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes December 2017
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes August 2017
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes April 2017
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes December 2016
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes April 2016
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes December 2015
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes September 2015
Wambo CCC Meeting Minutes July 2015

Community Consultative Committee Guideline for State Significant Projects (January 2019) 

Other Community Publications
Wambo Coal Newsletter March 2022
Wambo Environment and Community Newsletter September 2016
Wambo Environment and Community Newsletter June 2015
Wambo United Project Community Newsletter December 2015
Wambo United Project Community Newsletter June 2015

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