EPBC Act Preliminary Documentation - Lotus Creek Wind Farm

Notification - comments closed

Lotus Creek Wind Farm, near St Lawrence, Queensland (EPBC 2020/8867)

The following notice is published pursuant to Section 95B (4) of the EPBC Act.

Lotus Creek Wind Farm Pty Ltd proposes to develop the Lotus Creek Wind Farm Project between Mackay and Rockhampton, approximately 20 km west of St Lawrence in central Queensland. The project involves the construction and operation of up to 55 wind turbine generators and associated infrastructure.

The proposed action was determined a Controlled Action under the EPBC Act with a Preliminary Documentation level of assessment. The controlling provisions are ‘Listed Threatened Species and Communities’ (sections 18 and 18A) and ‘Listed Migratory Species’ (sections 20 and 20A).

Public comments were sought between Tuesday 26 April and Monday 9 May 2022. The period for public comments has now closed. No comments were received.

Draft and Final Preliminary Documentation and associated attachments was available at the following locations:

  • Isaac Regional Council Customer Service Centre – St Lawrence Office (Front Office), 36 Macartney Street, St Lawrence, QLD 4707.
  • State Library of Queensland (Infozone Area – Level One), Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101.

It was also available to be viewed on the Epuron website at:

The Project’s original EPBC Act Referral (superseded by the Preliminary Documentation) is available for review at (Referral No. 2020/8867).

Persons with special needs (ie for whom English is a second language or with vision impairment) may also contact the proponent for assistance on