Business Case Timeline

Indicative Hells Gates Business Case Delivery Timeline


Contract & Program Development

Contract Execution

Nov 2019

Dec 2019

Project Planning

Nov 2019

Feb 2020

Initial Permits & Approval Pathways

Feb 2020

Mar 2020


Community & Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder Engagement

Feb 2020

Mar 2022

Landholder Engagement

Feb 2020

Mar 2022

Social/Economic Impact Evaluation

Mar 2020

Mar 2021


Environmental Planning & Field Investigations

Terrestrial Ecology

Mar 2020

Nov 2020

Aquatic Ecology

Apr 2020

Jan 2021

Surface Water Quality

Apr 2020

Jan 2021

Groundwater Monitoring

Apr 2020

Sep 2021

Noise Monitoring

Jun 2020

Dec 2020


Geotechnical Planning & Field Investigations

Access Enabling Works

Apr 2020

Jun 2020

Geological Mapping

May 2020

May 2020

Site Investigations (Dam/Weirs/Irrigation Zones)

May 2020

Sep 2020

Site Survey

Oct 2020

Oct 2020


Reference Design

50% Reference Design

Feb 2020

Jul 2021

100% Reference Design

Aug 2021

Jan 2022


Business Case Delivery

Draft Business Case Report

Jul 2021

Jan 2022

Final Business Case Report

Feb 2020

Apr 2022