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
  
Appeals in objection to the decision of the Environmental Protection Authority not to assess proposed Concrete Batching Plant, Collier Road, Bayswater
Publish Date: 22-AUG-2016 09:34 AM
Appeal Numbers: 003 to 006 of 2016; Appellants Mr C Cornish, Cr S Palmer (representing approximately 400 signatories), Mr J Petrovic and the City of Bayswater; Proponent: Ransberg Pty Ltd, trading as WA Premix; Proposal Description: To construct a Concrete Batching Plant, Collier Road, Bayswater; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 19 August 2016
Appeal against conditions of works approval W5913/2015/1 – 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; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 6 July 2016
Appeal in objection to requirements of vegetation conservation notice CPS 6512/1 – 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; Minister’s 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; Minister’s 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