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 in objection to the Department of Environment Regulation refusal to grant licence L8315/2008/3 Eclipse Resources Pty Ltd Wanneroo Road Resource Recovery Centre Lot 12 on Plan 9605 Wanneroo Road Neerabup WA
Publish Date: 02-FEB-2016 05:36 PM
Appeal Number 050 of 2015; Appellant: Eclipse Resources Pty Ltd; Licence Holder: Eclipse Resources Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Wanneroo Road Resource Recovery Centre Lot 12 on Plan 9605 (L8315/2008/3); Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 2 February 2016
Appeals against the decision of the Department of Mines and Petroleum to grant clearing permit CPS 6634/1, Anglo-Saxon Gold Project, Shire of Menzies
Publish Date: 29-JAN-2016 03:05 PM
Appeal Numbers: C024 to 026 of 2015; Appellants: Hon Robin Chapple MLC; Mr Leo Thomas;and Mr Lawrence Thomas; Applicant: Hawthorn Resources Limited; Proposal Description: Clearing of up to 283.1 hectares of native vegetation for the purpose of mineral production; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 29 January 2016
Appeals against the decision of the Department of Environment Regulation to grant clearing permit CPS 6018/1 Ė Wirrilda Road Reserve and Gillingara-Glentromie Road Reserve, Shire of Victoria Plains
Publish Date: 30-DEC-2015 09:47 AM
Appeal Numbers: C009 to 018 of 2015; Appellants: Mr David Holmes; Mr Keith Hunt; Kerkhoff Carnaby Group Moora; Mr James Kelly; Ms Rebecca Kelly; Ms Gwenda McGill; Ms Stephanie Penn; Mr David Smith; Ms Janine Varley and West Koojan-Gillingarra LCDC; Applicant: Shire of Victoria Plains; Proposal Description: Clearing of up to 1 hectare (ha) of native vegetation within Wirrilda Road reserve and Gillingara-Glentromie Road reserve, for the purpose of road realignment; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 29 December 2015.
Appeal against the requirements of Vegetation Conservation Notice CPS 6660/1, Lot 35 on Diagram 32446, Treeby Road, Anketell, City of Kwinana
Publish Date: 11-DEC-2015 10:56 AM
Appeal Number: 076 of 2015; Appellant: Ms Tina Bazzo; Applicant: Ms Tina Bazzo; Proposal Description: Lot 35 on Diagram 32446, Treeby Road, Anketell, City of Kwinana; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 10 December 2015
Appeal against the decision of the Department of Environment Regulation to grant a clearing permit - CPS 6533/1 Lakelands Country Club Inc Ė Lots 6 and 7 on Plan 5992, Gnangara, City of Wanneroo
Publish Date: 15-OCT-2015 04:09 PM
Appeal Number: C020 of 2015; Appellants: L and L Searson; Applicant: Lakelands Country Club Inc; Proposal Description: Clearing of not more than 0.5 hectares at Lakelands Country Club Inc, Lots 6 and 7 on Plan 5992, Gnangara, City of Wanneroo for the purpose of landscaping; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 15 October 2015