Notification for Public Consultation required under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act).

The former Belconnen Naval Transmitting Station (BNTS) site located in Lawson North, Belconnen ACT is a complex heritage site rich with natural and cultural values.

The BNTS site has been recognised as a place with natural and cultural value and has been included in the Commonwealth Heritage List (CHL) under two separate citations since 2004.

 

Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has prepared a draft replacement Heritage Management Plan for BNTS. Under paragraph 341S(6)(b) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, Defence Housing Australia (DHA) welcomed comments on the draft replacement Heritage Management Plan from members of the public, Indigenous People with rights and interests to the place, key stakeholders and community groups by close of business, 20 October 2021 .

The draft replacement Heritage Management Plan can be downloaded here Lawson North draft replacement HMP September 2020

Submissions can be made via email to developments@dha.gov.au or sent to Defence Housing Australia, Attn: Lawson Development Manager, 26 Brisbane Avenue Barton ACT 2600. Please contact DHA for further information on developments@dha.gov.au.