Media & Information Releases

17 December 2018

KEPCO Bylong Australia announces successful applications for Community Investment Fund Round 3

KEPCO’s Chief Operating Officer Bill Vatovec today announced 13 successful applications for Round 3 for 2018 of the Community Investment Fund.


9 October 2018

Statement on Department of Planning and Environment Assessment Report

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has released its Assessment Report for the Bylong Coal Project, which includes recommended conditions requiring open cut mining to remain off the KEPCO owned Tarwyn Park property. KEPCO provided supplementary information for a revised mine plan in accordance with a request made by the Department.

8 October 2018

Community Investment Fund Round 3 for 2018 is now open

The third round of the Bylong Coal Project’s Community Investment Fund for 2018 opened on Friday 5 October. Community groups and organisations in Bylong, Rylstone, Kandos, Mudgee, Gulgong and the broader Mid-Western Regional Council area are encouraged to apply for funding or in-kind support through KEPCO’s Community Investment Fund. Applications for this round of funding close at midnight on 2 November 2018.


31 August 2018

Next Round of Community Investment Fund Recipients Announced –  More Than $600,000 Invested to Date

KEPCO Bylong Australia today announced that its Community Investment Fund has seen the community benefit to the tune of more than $600,000 with the latest funding round of $26,000 provided to ten local organisations across the Mid-Western Regional Council LGA.

28 August 2018

KEPCO Opens Community Information Centre 

KEPCO Bylong Australia officially opened the Mudgee Community Information Centre today, to help interested residents and visitors learn more about the Bylong Coal Project.

20 April 2018

New Funds from KEPCO for Community Projects

KEPCO Bylong Australia announces that twelve local organisations based in Bylong, Mudgee, Kandos and Rylstone will benefit from more than $30,000 in funding from the Bylong Coal Project Community Investment Fund.

9 February 2018

Communities to Benefit from Bylong Coal Accommodation Strategy

KEPCO Bylong Australia today announced its workforce accommodation strategy for the Bylong Coal Project will focus on existing resources in regional centres.

6 February 2018

MWRC Youth Officer Initiative

KEPCO will provide up to $360,000 in funding over three years to Mid-Western Regional Council to employ and resource a Youth Officer.

23 January 2018

KEPCO Bylong Australia responds to PAC Review Report

KEPCO Bylong Australia has submitted a comprehensive submission to the Department of Planning & Environment (DP&E) responding to the Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) Review report in relation to the Bylong Coal Project dated 25 July 2017.

18 January 2018

Local communities continue to benefit from the Bylong Project Community Investment Fund

KEPCO Bylong Australia recently announced the successful recipients of Round 3 of the 2017 Bylong Project Community Investment Fund allocations.

17 July 2017

Bylong General Store – Extended Trading Hours

Opening hours for the Bylong General Store have been extended from 8am to 6pm due to a new lease agreement with new store operator Jess Robinson following KEPCO’s acquisition of the store from the previous owners in February 2017.

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