Rustlers Roost and Quest 29 Open-Cut Mine Redevelopment

Opened 8 Nov 2021

Closed 13 Jan 2022



Primary Gold Pty Ltd is proposing to recommence open-cut gold mining across two mine sites, Rustlers Roost and Quest 29, located in the Mount Bundey region, approximately 100 km south east of Darwin, via the Arnhem Highway.

Why we are consulting

Your feedback plays an important role and will be considered by the NT EPA when finalising the environmental impact statement (EIS) through additional matters to be addressed in the supplement to the draft EIS.

Consultation helps the NT EPA and proponent to identify issues of concern and potential effects, as well as get feedback from stakeholders on project options or potential mitigation measures.

The NT EPA has prepared guidance for making a public submission PDF (260.9 KB) that outlines when comments will be sought, how to make an effective comment and what will happen to your comment.

Statutory notice 8 November 2021

The NT EPA invites public comment on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Rustlers Roost and Quest 29 Open-cut Mine Redevelopment.

The draft EIS documents can be inspected and obtained on this webpage, and at the following locations:

  • Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security / NT EPA, 1st Floor, Arnhemica House, 16 Parap Road, Parap
  • Department of the Chief Minister and Cabinet, Level 12, NT House, 22 Mitchell Street, Darwin.
  • Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade, 3rd Floor, Paspalis Centrepoint, 48 Smith Street Mall, Darwin
  • Environment Centre Northern Territory, Unit 3, 98 Woods Street, Darwin
  • Northern Land Council, 45 Mitchell Street, Darwin
  • Northern Territory Library, Parliament House, Darwin
  • Taminmin Community Library, Challoner Circuit, Humpty Doo NT 0836

Interested persons may make a submission by 13 January 2022. All submissions will be treated as public documents unless confidentiality is requested. The NT EPA publishes this notice in accordance with regulation 133 of the Environment Protection Regulations 2020.


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