Project Description

PROPOSED SOLAR FARMS

QLD & WA

Qualitative agricultural land assessments were undertaken for three proposed solar farm projects located in Central and Western Queensland. The work was conducted to meet the requirements of the Development Application process to confirm the agricultural quality of the sites and to identify any potential impacts of the proposed solar farms on the land. PSK has completed investigations in accordance with the Regional Planning Interests Act 2014, the Guidelines for Agricultural Land Evaluation in Queensland and the Regional Land Suitability Frameworks for Queensland.

SCOPE OF WORKS UNDERTAKEN

  • Desktop land resource assessments
  • Undertaking field surveys
  • Strategic Cropping Land (SCL) assessment
  • Good Quality Agricultural Land (GQAL) impact assessment
  • Assessing the potential impacts to agricultural land quality from the proposed developments
  • Providing recommendations for mitigation of potential impacts including site rehabilitation