Vickery Extension Project

Electronic Public Hearing
Thursday 2 July 2020 & Friday 3 July 2020 from 10am

To register to speak at this Electronic Public Hearing, you must complete an expression of interest form and return it via email to by 5pm AEST on Thursday 18 June 2020.

A studio in the Crossing Theatre in Narrabri will be an option for speakers to talk online to the commission. Speakers can be accompanied by a support person but there will be no public gallery. Those who are registered to speak will be provided further technical information closer to the hearing.

This Electronic Public Hearing will be broadcast on the IPC’s website. If you have no or limited internet access, you’ll be able to listen to a live audio stream of proceedings by dialing 1800 093 431 and entering the following PIN: 83635884#

A transcript of the hearing will be published on the IPC website.

Written submissions

The IPC will accept written comments on the Vickery Extension Project up to one week after the hearing via email, post or the IPC’s online portal.

Written comments are weighed the same as spoken presentations.

A submission guide will be available soon.

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The first public hearing into this project was held in April 2019

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Narrabri Gas Hearing

The Narrabri Gas Project has been referred to the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) by NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes for final determination. This is the final stage of the approval process.

The IPC has been instructed to conduct a public hearing and make their determination within 12 weeks of receiving the Planning Department’s assessment report unless the Planning Secretary agrees otherwise. However, the IPC has, to date, not received the assessment report.

The IPC has released a statement Changes to Public Meetings and Hearings due to COVID-19.

Presentations, Workshops and Film Nights have all been cancelled
due to COVID-19