Pastoral land: current land clearing applications and approvals

Below are the current and approved applications for pastoral land clearing. 

Current applications

Below are the current land clearing applications.

ApplicationAreaClearing purposeClosing date
NT Portion 4775 PPL 1179 Flying Fox Station (9.7 mb)15,300 hectaresImproved pastures27 November 2017
NT Portion 701 PPL 1060 Tanumbirini Station (3.8 mb)1494.65 hectaresImproved pastures27 November 2017

Written submissions on the current applications are now being accepted. 

You should send your submission to the Pastoral Land Board executive officer by email at pastorallandboard@nt.gov.au.

Submissions are open until close of business on 27 November 2017.

All submissions will be made available to the applicant. 

For more information contact the executive officer by calling (08) 8999 4667.

Approved pastoral applications

Below are the approved land clearing applications. 

2017 approvals 

Permit no.  Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC 17/1 - original permit affected by subdivision. See PLC 11/3-B.4 May 2017NT Portion 7347 PPL 1221 Tipperary West StationImproved pastures586 hectares
PLC 17/33 November 2017NT Portion 6365 PPL 1189 Maryfield StationImproved pastures20,432 hectares
Permit no.  Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC 16/1213 October 2016NT Portion 7122 PPL 1217 Douglas StationImproved pastures567 hectares
PLC 16/1130 November 2016NT Portion 6298 PPL 1212 Mount Ringwood StationImproved pastures664.5 hectares
PLC16/9-B16 May 2017NT Portion 5807 PL 1195 Banjo Station

Improved pastures

6885 hectares
PLC16/822 August 2016NT Portion 2980 PPL 1199 Larrizona StationImproved pastures509 hectares
PLC16/729 July 2016NT Portion 798 PPL 1062 Legune StationTrial aquaculture pond5 hectares

PLC16/6-B

4 May 2017 - permit reissued due to subdivisionNT Portion 7348 PPL 1222 Tipperary East StationImproved pastures16,688 hectares
PLC16/521 June 2016NT Portion 695 PPL 1111 Ban Ban Springs StationImproved pastures1,296 hectares
PLC16/422 August 2016NT Portion 7122 PPL 1217 Douglas StationImproved pastures5,394 hectares
PLC16/3 16 March 2016 NT Portion 2850 PPL 991 Mount Keppler Station Improved pastures and rice 2,881 hectares
PLC16/2 26 February 2016 NT Portion 3047 PPL 1165 Western Creek Station Improved pastures 1,232 hectares
PLC16/1 26 February 2016 NT Portions 4476 and 4477 PPL 1147 Koolpinyah Station Improved pastures 1,686 hectares
Permit no.  Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC15/44 February 2016NT Portion 1666 PPL 1005 Elizabeth Downs StationImproved pastures2,061 hectares
PLC15/315 January 2016NT Portion 2730 PPL 1197 Bloodwood Downs StationImproved pastures2,372 hectares
PLC15/26 November 2015NT Portion 3375 PPL 969 Neutral Junction StationAgricultural or horticultural activities90 hectares
PLC15/1 21 April 2015 NT Portion 771 PPL 980 Undoolya Station Establish horticulture for non-pastoral use 325 hectares
Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC14/1 11 September 2014 NT Portions 2682, 3434 and 7053, Tipperary Station, PPL 1004, Darwin Pastoral District For the establishment of irrigated agriculture for non-pastoral use purposes Approximately 724 hectares
Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC13/2-B4 May 2017 - permit reissued due to subdivision NT Portion 7348 PPL 1222 Tipperary East Station Darwin Pastoral District For the establishment of introduced pastures for grazing purposes and hay production Approximately 18,126 hectares
PLC13/1 22 March 2013 NT Portion 2980, Larrizona Station, PPL 1199, Sturt Plateau District For the establishment of introduced pastures for hay production and grazing purposes

Approximately 853 hectares

Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC12/2 17 December 2012 NT Portion 3861, Anthony Lagoon Station, PPL 1016, Barkly Pastoral District For the establishment of introduced pastures for hay production and grazing purposes Approximately 500 hectares
PLC12/1 14 October 2012 NT Portion 703, Aileron Station, PPL 1097, Northern Alice Springs Pastoral District For the establishment of an irrigated pasture cropping block in the north eastern corner of Aileron Station for grazing purposes Approximately 99 hectares
Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC11/1 25 November 2011 NT Portion 5806, Providence Station, PPL 1210, Sturt Plateau Region Establishment of introduced pastures for grazing purposes 1,015.8 hectares
PLC11/2 25 November 2011 NT Portion 2683, Douglas Station, PL 903, Darwin Region Establishment of introduced pastures for grazing purposes 3,763.8 hectares
PLC11/3-B4 May 2017 - permit affected by subdivision. See PLC 17/1 NT Portion 7348 PPL 1222 Tipperary East Station, Darwin Pastoral District               Establishment of introduced pastures for grazing purposes 8340 hectares

Nil

Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC09/1 11 September 2009 NT Portion 3375 Neutral Junction Station, Northern Alice Springs Pastoral District Irrigated pastures for hay production Approximately 82 hectares
PLC09/2 11 December 2009 NT Portion 2682 Tipperary Station, Darwin Pastoral District Research trials to study effectiveness of different regrowth control methods Approximately 80 hectares
Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC08/1 10 April 2008 NTP 3419, Avago Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing & hay production 885 hectares
PLC08/2 12 September 2008 NTP 3991, East Mathison Station, Katherine Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing 1,613 hectares
PLC 08/3 3 October 2008 NT Portion 3418, Sunday Creek Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Formalisation of previous clearing undertaken in the 1980's; further clearing for grazing purposes and rehabilitation of small holding and horse paddocks subject to extreme woody thickening Total 911 hectares (640 hectares sheet clearing and 271 hectares selective clearing). 67 hectares to be retained as wildlife corridor.
Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC07/1 05 April 2007 NTP 1079, Amungee Mungee Station, Gulf Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing and hay production 388 hectares
PLC07/2 05 April 2007 NTP 2729, Wyworrie Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing 1,438 hectares
PLC07/3 05 April 2007 NTP 652, Orange Creek Station, Southern Alice Springs Pastoral District Non pastural use: horticultural trial (citrus and stone fruits orchard) 5.07 hectares
PLC07/4 25 June 2007 NTP 4937, Old Mount Bundey Station, Darwin Pastoral District Introduced pasture primarily for grazing 232.2 hectares
PLC07/5 25 June 2007 NTP 3049, Middle Creek Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing and hay production 924 hectares
PLC07/6 24 October 2007 NTP 2978, Nenen Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing 3,105 hectares
Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC06/1 20 January 2006 NTP 701, Tanumbirini Station, Gulf Pastoral District Introduced pasture and hay production 439 hectares
PLC06/2 08 February 2006 NTP 3375, Neutral Junction Station, Northern Alice Springs Pastoral District To reduce shrub dominance Selective clearing within an area of approximately 420 hectares
PLC06/3 28 April 2006 NTP 2286, Murray Downs Station, Tennant Creek Pastoral District To reduce shrub dominance Selective clearing within an area of approximately 300 hectares
PLC06/4 18 August 2006 NTP 2850, Mt Keppler Station, Darwin Pastoral District Weed control, hay production and grazing 1,431 hectares
PLC06/5 14 November 2006 NTP 3219, Labelle Downs Station, Darwin Pastoral District Clearing of regrowth, weed control, introduced pasture for grazing 852 hectares
PLC06/6 14 November 2006 NTP 3220, Welltree Station, Darwin Pastoral District Clearing of regrowth, weed control, introduced pasture for grazing 1,003 hectares
PLC06/7 14 November 2006 NTP 6298, Mt Ringwood Station, Darwin Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing and hay production 170 hectares
PLC06/8 15 December 2006 NTP 2980, Larrizona Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing and future hay production 206 hectares
Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC05/1 18 April 2005 NTP 3700, Bunda Station, VRD Pastoral District Introduced pasture and hay production 100 hectares
Permit no. Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
PLC04/1 24 May 2004 NTP 1079, Amungee Mungee Station, Gulf Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing 4,000 hectares
PLC04/2 24 May 2004 NTP 1170, Marrakai Station, Darwin Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing 3,627 hectares
PLC04/3 24 May 2004 NTP 2978, Nenen Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing 440 hectares
PLC04/4 24 May 2004 NTP 2286, Murray Downs Station, Tennant Creek Pastoral District Hay Production 10 hectares
Date of permit Location Clearing purpose Area
21 January 2003 NTP 4029, Alcoota Station, Northern Alice Springs Pastoral District To reduce shrub dominance for fire management and stock movement 2,300 hectares
21 January 2003 NTP 2977, Dry River Station, Sturt Plateau Pastoral District Introduced pasture for hay production 50 hectares
02 May 2003 NTP 1170, Marrakai Station, Darwin Pastoral District Introduced pasture for grazing and hay production 1,000 hectares

Last updated: 16 November 2017