Public consultations

You can comment on any of the public proposals we manage. Your input is an important contribution to the final decision.


Open for submission

See the proposed activities you can submit on right now. Each proposal has unique impacts on people and the environment. This is your chance to have your say.

Containers at dock

In progress

View applications that are now being heard and considered. We are no longer receiving submissions on these.



View applications that have been recently decided and those associated with appeals. Search our databases for older applications.


How to make a submission

Depending on the application you'd like to submit on, there are particular things you need to include in your submission.

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What to expect at a hearing

A hearing is a legal process that follows a formal set of rules. There are certain procedures you can expect when you attend a hearing.


Upcoming public consultations

This page has information about upcoming public consultations, including nationally significant proposals and proposed changes to the laws and regulations we ad…