Technical Briefing Notes

Wednesday 27th May , 2020

Recently, we responded to an initial report into the Hume project by the Independent Planning Commission (IPC).  This was lodged with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. The main report can be found HERE. The response was a detailed… Read more

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January 2020 Newsletter

Tuesday 14th Jan , 2020

You can read and download Hume Coal’s latest newsletter HERE

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Hume Coal’s response to the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) Report

Tuesday 28th May , 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT It will take some time for Hume Coal to review and assess the 122-page report of the Independent Planning Commission into the Hume Coal and Berrima Rail Projects, published by the Commission yesterday, Monday 27 May 2019. Hume… Read more

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May 2019 Newsletter

Monday 6th May , 2019

You can read and download Hume Coal’s latest newsletter HERE.

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Project Update – March 2019

Wednesday 20th Mar , 2019

In late February, the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) held a public hearing over two days in Moss Vale to hear from the community, followed by a site visit. Written submissions were also able to be lodged to the IPC up… Read more

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Have Your Say!

Thursday 21st Feb , 2019

Go to and let the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) know why you want the Hume Coal project to proceed. Submissions must be in before Wednesday 6 March 2019. Your written submission can be as long or as short as… Read more

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Show Your Support!

Thursday 21st Feb , 2019

The Hume Coal Project is progressing through the NSW planning approvals process with the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) holding a public hearing next week. It will be held over two (2) days at the Moss Vale Services Club: Day One:… Read more

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IPC announces dates of the Hume Coal Public Hearing

Friday 21st Dec , 2018

The Independent Planning Commission (IPC) has announced the dates of the public hearing regarding the Hume Coal and Berrima Rail projects. The public hearing will be held on the 26 and 27 February 2019 at the Moss Vale Services Club.… Read more

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Local MP Pru Goward out of touch with the needs of the Southern Highlands

Wednesday 12th Dec , 2018

Project Director Greig Duncan said that the company will undertake a detailed analysis of the Department’s opinion in the coming days in preparation for the Independent Planning Commission’s public meetings, to be held early 2019. Recent comments by the local… Read more

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Department of Planning recommends Hume Coal review its application for low impact underground mine

Tuesday 11th Dec , 2018

Today, the NSW Department of Planning and Environment has provided its assessment report to the Independent Planning Commission (IPC), citing the Hume Coal project is ‘not approvable in its present form’. Project Director Greig Duncan said that whilst the company… Read more

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Anti-coal activists threaten hundreds of full time jobs in the Southern Highlands

Tuesday 16th Oct , 2018

In the coming weeks, a fear campaign will descend on the Southern Highlands, led by the anti-coal activist groups Lock the Gate and Battle for Berrima regarding alleged impacts of the Hume Coal project on local wildlife and the Sydney… Read more

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Hume Coal Charitable Foundation proudly donates $10 000 to Challenge Southern Highlands in 2018

Tuesday 11th Sep , 2018

The Hume Coal Charitable Foundation has awarded Challenge Southern Highlands $10 000 in the first round of funding for 2018. The Foundation’s Chairman, Mr Terry Oakes-Ash OAM, said that Challenge Southern Highlands provides an amazing service to our local community… Read more

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