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INSTRUCTIONS TO COMPLETE THESE FORMS: • Please fill out all forms in block letters using pen. • Licensed Dredger\Landowner to: o Complete DA form o Complete EPA DROUGHT RELATED DREDGE CHECKLIST o Mark 1:50,000 topographic map for site of dredge • Land owner to complete : o DEH Application for Crown Land (An annual licence fee of $134.20 may be required. This licence fee is payable if the emergency dredge site is not abutting an existing Crown Lands licence held in the same name. More information is contained within this package. Please return any required payment to DEH at PO Box 231, Berri 5343 o Schedule 3 undertaking • Land owner/dredger should sends all the above to their Council for processing of the Development Application. IMPORTANT NOTE: Councils will forward all the above information to the relevant government agencies which will provide a response to Council. Applicants must await receipt of approval from Council before commencing any dredging. As the forms indicate, at least 3 days notice must be given to allow for the attendance of aboriginal monitors at dredge sites. EPA DROUGHT RELATED DREDGING CHECKLIST INFORMATION FOR DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS REFERRED TO THE EPA. Name of Applicant/Landowner: Phone number: Site details where work will be undertaken; Lot/Section #: Hd CT: Suburb: Street: Details of person conducting the dredging: Name of Emergency Authorisation Holder: Emergency Authorisation #: Contact Mobile No…………..……. NOTE: If the applicant is conducting the dredging themselves, they will have to obtain an Emergency Authorisation from the EPA. Start date: Finish date: DECLARATION I/we hereby declare that the information provided above and any accompanying documents, to the best of my knowledge, is true and correct. NATIVE TITLE NOTIFICATION I am aware that 3 clear business days notification prior to dredging needs to be given to the relevant indigenous community representative in order that a "Monitor" can be onsite during the dredging operation and in the event that a site, object or remains of significance to Aboriginal heritage is encountered, to abide by the undertaking I have given about following certain processes. Applicant Name: Title (if a Company): Signature: Name of Dredger: Company Name: Signature: Date: NB This form needs to be signed by both the landowner and the dredger. Information in Support of Application to Carry out Emergency Dredging PURPOSE OF DROUGHT RELATED DREDGING What is the dredging for?: Removing accumulated sediment from an existing irrigation channel Deepening, lengthening or widening existing irrigation channel (please circle relevant) A public facility A commercial facility – please specify A private facility (Note: dredging for private facilities are not covered under any Emergency Authorisation. Applicnt should contact the EPA). DESCRIPTION OF THE DREDGING Use the space below to describe and sketch the dredging operation and include copy of 1:50.000 map of area. (please show dimensions, spoil disposal site and sediment control device) Plan view Cross section view SPOIL MANGEMENT How much spoil will be removed? (m3 or tonnes) Where will it be disposed of? On-site (please indicate on diagram) Off-site (please provide details) Will the spoil be temporarily stockpiled prior to removing it off site? Yes/No (describe) How will any run-off water from excavated material (whether permanently or temporarily located) be filtered? SILT/SEDIMENT MANAGEMENT What device/method to be used to control silt/sediment? Silt curtain Coffer dam constructed of sand bags Other - please specify CONTINGENCY PLAN OF ACTION Do you have a plan of action in the case of an emergency? Yes No Schedule 3 – Undertaking I (name of person seeking to undertake Drought Related Dredging - “the Applicant”) …………………………………………..…………………………….………….., have applied to (name of Council) ………………………………………………………………………………….…. pursuant to the Development Act, 1993 (SA) to undertake Drought Related Dredging, and, if approval is granted, I agree to conduct the dredging so approved in accordance with the following protocols (which have been agreed between the Ngarrindjeri and the State): • The Government has adopted a process of approval of applications for persons intending to undertake Drought Related Dredging, which includes referral of the Development Application by the Government Project Co-ordinator to the Ngarrindjeri Project Co-ordinator by facsimile within seventy two hours notice of commencement of the Drought Related Dredging; • Upon receipt of the EPA Checklist, the Ngarrindjeri Project Co-ordinator shall review the documentation and - (a) advise the Government Project Co-ordinator in writing (by facsimile) whether monitors will be allocated and, if so, the names and contact details (including mobile phone numbers) of those monitors; and (b) if he has any concerns arising from the proposed Drought Related Dredging activity, contact the Government Project Co-ordinator to discuss those concerns. • Ngarrindjeri persons may “monitor” the Drought Related Dredging; that is, Ngarrindjeri persons may observe activity being undertaken as part of the Drought Related Dredging for the purpose of reducing the risk of damage to or interference with Aboriginal Sites, Objects or Remains. • In the event that a person monitoring the Drought Related Dredging observes what he or she considers to his or her own knowledge and belief may be evidence of a site disturbing activity which may be or lead to damage to or interference with Aboriginal Sites, Objects or Remains, he or she shall notify a person supervising the activity to “stop” the activity and thereafter will immediately contact the Ngarrindjeri Project Co-ordinator and request that he attend the site. • The Ngarrindjeri Project Co-ordinator will attend the site, along with an anthropological or archaeological Specialist if the Ngarrindjeri Project Co- ordinator considers such is necessary, as soon as reasonably practicable after being notified and liaise with the site supervisor. • If, in the opinion of the Ngarrindjeri Project Co-ordinator, the find is considered to be an Aboriginal Site, Object or Remains, the Ngarrindjeri Project Coordinator will immediately notify the Government Project Officer. • The Government Project Co-ordinator and the Ngarrindjeri Project Co-ordinator will discuss any proposals for the management and protection of the Aboriginal Site, Object or Remains in accordance with Ngarrindjeri tradition. • Upon being notified of a discovery of an Aboriginal Site, Object or Remains, the Government Project Co-ordinator will immediately notify the Minister responsible for the administration of the Aboriginal Heritage Act. If human remains are discovered the Government Project Officer will immediately notify the police. • The Drought Related Dredging must not be resumed in the vicinity of the find until agreement is reached between the Ngarrindjeri and the Government for the preservation or management of the Aboriginal Site, Object or Remains. • The Government Project Officer is Mr. Steve Ward. Mr. Ward is contactable by telephone on (08) 8226 0056 or by way of facsimile on (08) 8226 0060 or by way of email (firstname.lastname@example.org). • The Ngarrindjeri Project Co-ordinator is Mr Thomas Trevorrow. Mr Trevorrow is contactable by telephone on (08) 8575 1557, or by way of facsimile on (08) 8575 1448. ………………………………………. …………………………….. Signed (Dredger) Date
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