Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island Marine Farming Development Plan August 2018

​​​​Background

Huon Aquaculture Pty Ltd (Huon) applied for amendment No. 3 to the Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island Marine Farming Development Plan July 1998 (the Plan). The amendment extends the Marine Farming Development Plan (MFDP) area to create a new marine farming zone (Zone 5 – Yellow Bluff) with a maximum leasable area of 230Ha; and extends the Plan area to modify four existing marine farming zones 1, 2, 3 and 4 – (south of Trumpeter Bay) by increasing the maximum leasable area from 50 to 75Ha for each zone, and rotating the zones by 18 degrees clockwise. The amendment increases the leasable area for salmonid farming operations within Storm Bay by 330Ha.​

Public exhibition documents

The draft amendment and accompanying environmental impact statement (EIS) were exhibited for public comment for two months closing 17 January 2018.

  Cover Draft Amendment No. 3 to Trumpeter Bay MFDP   (438Kb)

  Draft Amendment No. 3 to Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island MFDP July 1998   (5Mb)

  EIS to accompany Draft Amendment No. 3 to Trumpeter Bay off Storm Bay North Bruny Island MFDP July 1998   (10Mb)

  Appendix A - Trumpeter Bay lease baseline survey reports   (3Mb)

  Appendix B - Seal Management Framework   (833Kb)

  Appendix C - Management Plans   (2Mb)

  Appendix D - Standard Operating Procedures   (611Kb)

  Appendix E - Current Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay MFDP Regulatory Controls   (4Mb)

  Appendix F - Navigation Risk Assessment   (115Kb)

  Appendix G - FSANZ Risk Report   (1Mb)

  Appendix H - Initial Environmental Assessment   (3Mb)

  Appendix I - Depomod Model Outputs   (15Mb)

  Appendix J - Birdlife Tasmania Reports   (863Kb)

  Appendix K - Stakeholder Consultation Document   (5Mb)

  Appendix L - Interim Report FRDC Project 2014_031   (1Mb)

  Appendix M - Overview Modelled Outputs for Storm Bay   (3Mb)

  Appendix N - TARFISH Salmonid Marine Farming Policy   (290Kb)

  Appendix O - Bakkafrost 2016 presentation   (3Mb)

  Appendix P- Broadscale Environmental Monitoring Program   (810Kb)


Planning process and supporting documents​

Following the public exhibition, the Marine Farming Planning Review Panel​ received a report from the Planning Authority (PA) containing:
  1. a copy of each representation received;
  2. a copy of each request for a hearing received;
  3. a detailed response from Huon Aquaculture Company Pty Ltd in relation to major issues raised in each representation; 
  4. the PA’s statement of its opinion as to the merit of each representation and the impact on the draft amendment as a whole; and
  5. ​recommendations in relation to the draft amendment.

The Panel conducted public hearings and undertook detailed consideration of the draft amendment, before making a recommendation to the Minister in relation to the draft amendment, as set out in the Panel’s report (below). 

The amendment was approved 4 September 2018. The amendment and the original MFDP, as well as amendments No. 1 and N​o. 2, have been incorporated into a single document, the Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island MFDP August 2018.
 

  Marine Farming Planning Review Panel Report 12 August 2018 for draft Amendment No. 3 to the Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island MFDP   (959Kb)

  Planning Authority Section 40 report 7 May 2018 for draft Amendment No. 3 to the Storm Bay off Trumpeter Bay North Bruny Island MFDP   (795Kb)​

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