Golden Mile Scoring Framework
Major positive impacts resulting in substantial and long-term improvements or
enhancements of the existing environment.
Moderate positive impact, possibly of short-, medium- or long-term duration.
Positive outcome may be in terms of new opportunities and outcomes of
enhancement or improvement.
Minimal positive impact, possibly only lasting over the short term. May be
confined to a limited area.
Neutral - no discernible or predicted positive or negative impact
Minimal negative impact, possilby only lasting over the short term, and
definitely able to be managed or mitigated. May be confined to a small area.
Moderate negative impact. Impacts may be short, medium or long term and
are highly likely to respond to management actions.
Impacts with serious, long-term and possibly irreversible effect leading to
serious damage, degradation or deterioration of the pysical, economic, cultural
or social environment. Required major rescope of concept, design, location and
justfication or requires major commitment to extensive management strategies
to mitigate the effect.