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<ul><li><p>MELBOURNE: 292 Mt Alexander Road Ascot Vale VIC 3056 GEELONG: PO Box 8048 Newtown VIC 3220BRISBANE: Level 22, 127 Creek Street Brisbane QLD 4000 ADELAIDE: 8 Greenhill Road Wayville SA 5034</p><p>CANBERRA: PO Box 6067, OConnor ACT 2602 www.ehpartners.com.au | (03) 9377 0100</p><p>Final Report</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting</p><p>Information</p><p>Conservation Area 8, Middle Road North: Tarneit Plains PrecinctStructure Plan (PSP 1085)</p><p>Prepared for</p><p>Metropolitan Planning Authority</p><p>April 2015</p><p>Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd</p></li><li><p>DOCUMENT CONTROL</p><p>Assessment</p><p>Address</p><p>Project number</p><p>Project manager</p><p>Report reviewer</p><p>Mapping</p><p>File name</p><p>Client</p><p>Bioregio</p><p>Council</p><p>Report versions</p><p>Draft 1</p><p>Final</p><p>We thank the following people for their contribution to the project:</p><p>This document is subject to copyright and may onlcommissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecologyand Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an infringement of copyright.</p><p>Although Ecology and Heritage Partaccurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurredas a result of reliance placed upon the report and its contents.</p><p>DOCUMENT CONTROL</p><p>Assessment Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Address Conservation Area 8, Middle Road North</p><p>Project number 6269</p><p>Project manager Chad Browning (Consultant Zoologist)</p><p>Report reviewer Andrew Taylor (Consultant Zoologist)</p><p>Mapping Chad Browning</p><p>File name 6269_EHP_CACP_</p><p>Client Metropolitan Planning Authority</p><p>Bioregions Victorian Volcanic Plain</p><p>CMA Port Phillip and Westernport</p><p>Council Melton</p><p>Report versions</p><p>-</p><p>Amended following coCouncil and MPA</p><p>thank the following people for their contribution to the project:</p><p>Stephanie Harder (Metropolitan Planning Authority)</p><p>Landowners within the designated reserve areas for access permission and local information</p><p>The Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and PlanningBiodiversity Atlas and Biodiversity Interactive Map</p><p>This document is subject to copyright and may onlcommissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecologyand Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an infringement of copyright.</p><p>Although Ecology and Heritage Partaccurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurredas a result of reliance placed upon the report and its contents.</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>DOCUMENT CONTROL</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Conservation Area 8, Middle Road North</p><p>Chad Browning (Consultant Zoologist)</p><p>Andrew Taylor (Consultant Zoologist)</p><p>Chad Browning</p><p>6269_EHP_CACP_CA8</p><p>Metropolitan Planning Authority</p><p>Victorian Volcanic Plain</p><p>Port Phillip and Westernport</p><p>Melton</p><p>Amended following coCouncil and MPA</p><p>thank the following people for their contribution to the project:</p><p>Stephanie Harder (Metropolitan Planning Authority)</p><p>Landowners within the designated reserve areas for access permission and local information</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and PlanningBiodiversity Atlas and Biodiversity Interactive Map</p><p>Copyright Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty LtdThis document is subject to copyright and may onlcommissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecologyand Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an infringement of copyright.</p><p>Although Ecology and Heritage Partaccurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurredas a result of reliance placed upon the report and its contents.</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>DOCUMENT CONTROL</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Conservation Area 8, Middle Road North</p><p>Chad Browning (Consultant Zoologist)</p><p>Andrew Taylor (Consultant Zoologist)</p><p>CA8_220415</p><p>Metropolitan Planning Authority</p><p>Victorian Volcanic Plain</p><p>Port Phillip and Westernport</p><p>Comments</p><p>Amended following comment from Melton CityCouncil and MPA</p><p>Acknowledgements</p><p>thank the following people for their contribution to the project:</p><p>Stephanie Harder (Metropolitan Planning Authority)</p><p>Landowners within the designated reserve areas for access permission and local information</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and PlanningBiodiversity Atlas and Biodiversity Interactive Map</p><p>Copyright Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty LtdThis document is subject to copyright and may onlcommissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecologyand Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an infringement of copyright.</p><p>Although Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltd have taken all the necessary steps to ensure that anaccurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurredas a result of reliance placed upon the report and its contents.</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Conservation Area 8, Middle Road North: Tarneit Plains Precinct Struc</p><p>Chad Browning (Consultant Zoologist)</p><p>Andrew Taylor (Consultant Zoologist)</p><p>Comments</p><p>mment from Melton City</p><p>Acknowledgements</p><p>thank the following people for their contribution to the project:</p><p>Stephanie Harder (Metropolitan Planning Authority) for project information;</p><p>Landowners within the designated reserve areas for access permission and local information</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and PlanningBiodiversity Atlas and Biodiversity Interactive Map</p><p>Copyright Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty LtdThis document is subject to copyright and may only be used for the purposes for which it wascommissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecologyand Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an infringement of copyright.</p><p>Disclaimerners Pty Ltd have taken all the necessary steps to ensure that an</p><p>accurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurredas a result of reliance placed upon the report and its contents.</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Tarneit Plains Precinct Struc</p><p>Comments updated by</p><p>-</p><p>mment from Melton CityCSB</p><p>Acknowledgements</p><p>thank the following people for their contribution to the project:</p><p>for project information;</p><p>Landowners within the designated reserve areas for access permission and local information</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning</p><p>Copyright Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltdy be used for the purposes for which it was</p><p>commissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecologyand Heritage Partners Pty Ltd is an infringement of copyright.</p><p>ners Pty Ltd have taken all the necessary steps to ensure that anaccurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurredas a result of reliance placed upon the report and its contents.</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Tarneit Plains Precinct Structure Plan (PSP 1085)</p><p>Comments updated by</p><p>for project information;</p><p>Landowners within the designated reserve areas for access permission and local information</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) for use of the</p><p>Copyright Ecology and Heritage Partners Pty Ltdy be used for the purposes for which it was</p><p>commissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecology</p><p>ners Pty Ltd have taken all the necessary steps to ensure that anaccurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurred</p><p>ture Plan (PSP 1085)</p><p>Comments updated by Date submitted</p><p>28/11/14</p><p>22/04/15</p><p>Landowners within the designated reserve areas for access permission and local information; and,</p><p>for use of the Victorian</p><p>y be used for the purposes for which it wascommissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecology</p><p>ners Pty Ltd have taken all the necessary steps to ensure that anaccurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurred</p><p>2</p><p>submitted</p><p>28/11/14</p><p>22/04/15</p><p>nd,</p><p>Victorian</p><p>y be used for the purposes for which it wascommissioned. The use or copying of this document in whole or part without the permission of Ecology</p><p>ners Pty Ltd have taken all the necessary steps to ensure that anaccurate document has been prepared, the company accepts no liability for any damages or loss incurred</p></li><li><p>GLOSSARY</p><p>Acronym</p><p>AVW</p><p>BCS</p><p>CACP</p><p>CA8</p><p>CMP</p><p>DEPI</p><p>DELWP</p><p>DoE</p><p>DTPLI</p><p>EPBC Act</p><p>EVC</p><p>ESO</p><p>FFG Act</p><p>FIS</p><p>MPA</p><p>NES</p><p>PMST</p><p>NTGVVP</p><p>PSP</p><p>RAP</p><p>RCZ</p><p>VBA</p><p>GLOSSARY</p><p>Acronym</p><p>DEPI</p><p>DELWP</p><p>EPBC Act</p><p>FFG Act</p><p>NTGVVP</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Description</p><p>Atlas of Victorian Wildlife</p><p>Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for Melbournes Growth Areas</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan</p><p>Conservation Area 8</p><p>Conservation Management Plan</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment a</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning</p><p>Federal Department of the Environment (former Department of Sustainability,Environment, Water, Population and Communities)</p><p>(the former)(former Department of Planning and Community Development)</p><p>Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999</p><p>Ecological Vegetation Class</p><p>Environmental Signifi</p><p>Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988</p><p>Flora Information System</p><p>Victorian Metropolitan Planning Authority</p><p>National Environmental Significance</p><p>Protected Matters Search Tool (DoE)</p><p>Natural Temperate Grassla</p><p>Precinct Structure Plan</p><p>Registered Aboriginal Party</p><p>Rural Conservation Zone</p><p>Victorian Biodiversity Atlas (</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>ription</p><p>Atlas of Victorian Wildlife</p><p>Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for Melbournes Growth Areas</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan</p><p>Conservation Area 8</p><p>Conservation Management Plan</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment a</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning</p><p>Federal Department of the Environment (former Department of Sustainability,Environment, Water, Population and Communities)</p><p>(the former) Victorian Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure(former Department of Planning and Community Development)</p><p>Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999</p><p>Ecological Vegetation Class</p><p>Environmental Signifi</p><p>Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988</p><p>Flora Information System</p><p>Victorian Metropolitan Planning Authority</p><p>National Environmental Significance</p><p>Protected Matters Search Tool (DoE)</p><p>Natural Temperate Grassla</p><p>Precinct Structure Plan</p><p>Registered Aboriginal Party</p><p>Rural Conservation Zone</p><p>Victorian Biodiversity Atlas (</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Atlas of Victorian Wildlife</p><p>Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for Melbournes Growth Areas</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan</p><p>Conservation Area 8</p><p>Conservation Management Plan</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment a</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning</p><p>Federal Department of the Environment (former Department of Sustainability,Environment, Water, Population and Communities)</p><p>orian Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure(former Department of Planning and Community Development)</p><p>Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999</p><p>Ecological Vegetation Class</p><p>Environmental Significance Overlay</p><p>Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988</p><p>Flora Information System</p><p>Victorian Metropolitan Planning Authority</p><p>National Environmental Significance</p><p>Protected Matters Search Tool (DoE)</p><p>Natural Temperate Grassland of the Victorian Volcanic Plain</p><p>Precinct Structure Plan</p><p>Registered Aboriginal Party</p><p>Rural Conservation Zone</p><p>Victorian Biodiversity Atlas (DELWP</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for Melbournes Growth Areas</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning</p><p>Federal Department of the Environment (former Department of Sustainability,Environment, Water, Population and Communities)</p><p>orian Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure(former Department of Planning and Community Development)</p><p>Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999</p><p>cance Overlay</p><p>Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988</p><p>Victorian Metropolitan Planning Authority</p><p>National Environmental Significance</p><p>Protected Matters Search Tool (DoE)</p><p>nd of the Victorian Volcanic Plain</p><p>DELWP)</p><p>Conservation Area Concept Plan and Supporting Information</p><p>Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for Melbournes Growth Areas</p><p>nd Primary Industries (now DELWP)</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning</p><p>Federal Department of the Environment (former Department of Sustainability,Environment, Water, Population and Communities)</p><p>orian Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure(former Department of Planning and Community Development)</p><p>Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999</p><p>nd of the Victorian Volcanic Plain</p><p>Biodiversity Conservation Strategy for Melbournes Growth Areas</p><p>(now DELWP)</p><p>Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning</p><p>Federal Department of the Environment (former Department of Sustainability,</p><p>orian Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure(former Department of Planning and Community Development)</p><p>Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999</p><p>3</p><p>Federal Department of the Environment (former Department of Sustainability,</p><p>orian Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure</p></li><li><p>CONTENTS</p><p>1 INTRODUCTION</p><p>1.1 Project Context</p><p>2 METHODS</p><p>2.1 Desktop Review</p><p>2.2 Field Surveys</p><p>2.3 Assessment Qualifications and Limitations</p><p>3 RESULTS</p><p>3.1 Subject Site</p><p>3.2 Vegetation Communities and Fauna Habitats</p><p>3.2.1</p><p>3.2.2</p><p>3.3 Threatened Biodi</p><p>3.3.1</p><p>3.3.2</p><p>3.3.3</p><p>4 CONSERVATI</p><p>4.1 Conservation Area Category</p><p>4.2 Preliminary Review of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage</p><p>4.3 Conservation Interface Plan and Future Land Use Considerations</p><p>REFERENCES</p><p>FIGURE 1</p><p>APPENDICES</p><p>Appendix A</p><p>Appendix B</p><p>CONTENTS</p><p>INTRODUCTION .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .</p><p>Project Context</p><p>METHODS .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .</p><p>Desktop Review</p><p>Field Surveys ................................</p><p>Assessment Qualifications and Limitations</p><p>RESULTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .</p><p>Subject Site ................................</p><p>Vegetation Communities and Fauna Habitats</p><p>Native Grassland</p><p>Ephemeral Aquatic Habitat</p><p>Threatened Biodi</p><p>National Significance Assessment</p><p>State Significance Assessment</p><p>Regional Significance Assessment</p><p>CONSERVATION AREA CONCEPT PLAN</p><p>Conservation Area Category</p><p>Preliminary Review of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage</p><p>Conservation Interface Plan and Future Land Use Considerations</p><p>REFERENCES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .</p><p> CONSERVATION AREA CO</p><p>APPENDICES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....</p></li></ul>

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