Show your support for local jobs and investment

The McPhillamys Gold Project is a step closer to creating hundreds of jobs and business opportunities for the Blayney community after the NSW Department of Planning and Environment assessed the McPhillamys Gold Project (the Project) as approvable with conditions. The DPE has referred the Project to the Independent Planning Commission of NSW (IPC) for final determination.

But we need your support in the next four weeks to make it happen.

As part of the referral to the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) for final determination, the IPC is inviting locals to have their say – make sure your voice is heard and let the decision makers know that the McPhillamys Gold Project will be a good thing for our community!

What happens next?

As part of its decision-making process the IPC is seeking the views of the community, through written submissions and public hearings which will take place in Blayney on 8 & 9 December 2022.

Your opinion counts!

We know the project has a lot of supporters in the local community, but their voices are often not heard.

By making a submission to the IPC, your voice and your views will be heard. And that’s important because the people making the final decision need to know how important the McPhillamys Project is to you, and to the future of Blayney and surrounding communities.

Have your say in public or in private

It’s important to know that you can make a public or private submission. Public submissions will be published on the IPC website. Private submissions ensure your name, address or business details will not be published or publicly available. Submissions need to be received by the IPC no later than 21 December 2022.

Making a submission is quick and easy. You can make a written submission online by clicking here. We can help if you have any questions or if you need help preparing or lodging your submission. Call in to our office in Blayney or get in touch via our contact details below.

For more information on how to prepare a submission, download the fact sheet.

You can also register to speak at the public hearings which will be held at the Blayney Community Centre on 8 & 9 December 2022.

Registration can be done online at this link:

If you need help registering to speak at the hearings please contact our Blayney office: 6368 4100.

You can find out more about the IPC and the submission process at this link: