Welcome to the Office of the Appeals Convenor

The Appeals Convenor investigates and provides advice to the Minister for Environment in respect to appeals made under the Environmental Protection Act 1986. This includes appeals on a large range of environmental decisions, including environmental impact assessment, permits for clearing native vegetation and conditions applying to certain industrial and commercial premises.

The Office of the Appeals Convenor aims to manage the appeals process efficiently, effectively and fairly, without legal technicality or formality.

Please download this form for all appeals made under Part VII of the Environmental Protection Act 1986. (pdf 98 kb)

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Recent Decisions
  
Appeal against conditions of works approval W5913/2015/1 Ė Mindijup Asphalt Plant, Palmdale, City of Albany
Publish Date: 06-JUL-2016 01:53 PM
Appeal Number: 002 of 2016; Appellant: S Wise; Works Approval Holder: Spinifex Crushing and Screening Services Pty Ltd; Premises description: Construction of asphalt manufacturing plant; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 6 July 2016
Appeal in objection to requirements of vegetation conservation notice CPS 6512/1 Ė Lot 5277 on Deposited Plan 135545, Changerup
Publish Date: 06-JUL-2016 01:43 PM
Appeal Number: 001 of 2016; Appellant: Mr Rodney Caporn; Land Holder: Mr Rodney Caporn; Property Description: Lot 5277 On Deposited Plan 135545 Changerup; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 6 July 2016
Appeal against conditions of licence L4504/1981/17 Worsley Alumina Refinery, Shire Of Collie
Publish Date: 01-JUL-2016 12:39 PM
Appeal Number: 080 of 2015; Appellant: South32 Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd; Licence Holder: South32 Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Worsley Alumina Refinery; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 30 June 2016
Appeal against the decision of the Department of Environment Regulation to grant a clearing permit - CPS 6863/1, Lot 350 on Deposited Plan 64841, Reserve 22521, Green Head, Shire of Coorow
Publish Date: 16-JUN-2016 04:01 PM
Appeal Numbers: C002 to C005 of 2016 Appellants: K. Pickering; J. and L. Birch; C. Duncan and M. Winton; and C. and G. Wells. Permit Holder: Shire of Coorow Proposal Description: Clearing of up to 1.336 hectares of native vegetation for the purpose of a coastal node, campsite, and access paths. Minister's Decision: The Minister dissmissed the appeals. Decision date: 16 June 2016
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation refusal to grant clearing permit CPS 6592/1 Lot 14267 on Plan 225464 North Trayning, Shire of Mt Marshal and Shire of Trayning
Publish Date: 07-JUN-2016 02:37 PM
Appeal: C027 of 2015; Appellant: Mandiga Holding Pty Ltd; Permit Applicant: Mandiga Holding Pty Ltd; Application description: Clearing of 17 hectare (ha) of native vegetation within Lot 14267 on Deposited Plan 225464 in the Shire of Trayning for the purpose of cropping; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 7 June 2016