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 against the Environmental Protection Authorityís report and recommendations Ė EPA Report 1575 Cyclone Mineral Sands Project, Shire of Laverton
Publish Date: 08-DEC-2016 11:51 AM
Appeal Numbers: 045 to 046 of 2016; Appellants: Fayburn Pty Ltd, Wildflower Society of Western Australia (Inc); Proponent: Lost Sands Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: To develop and operate the Cyclone Mineral Sands Project in the Shire of Laverton, including a mine and haul road; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 8 December 2016
Appeal against conditions of works approval W5945/2016/1 Boutique Biofertilisers Pty Ltd (Crossman Natural Fertiliser Project) Part Lot 9 on Plan 4850 Crossman
Publish Date: 25-NOV-2016 02:05 PM
Appeal Number: 019 of 2016; Appellant: Paul Easton; Works Approval Holder: Boutique Biofertilisers Pty Ltd; Premises description: Construction of the Crossman Natural Fertiliser Project (Solid Waste Facility) in Crossman; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 25 November 2016
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authorityís report and recommendations Ė EPA Report 1574 Mulga Rock Uranium Proposal
Publish Date: 25-NOV-2016 11:56 AM
Appeal Numbers: 050 to 073 of 2016; Appellants: 24 appeals received (see attachment 1); Proposal Description: To mine and process four poly-metallic deposits, containing commercial grades of uranium at Mulga Rock, approximately 240 kilometres east-north-east of Kalgoorlie in the Shire of Menzies; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 25 November 2016
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation refusal to grant clearing permit application CPS 6788/1 within Lot 1740 on Deposited Plan 208028, Merivale, Shire of Esperance
Publish Date: 17-NOV-2016 02:08 PM
Appeal Number C007 of 2016; Appellant: Mr D and Mrs P Smallwood; Applicant: Mr D and Mrs P Smallwood; Proposal Description: Proposed clearing of 400 hectares of native vegetation on Lot 1740 on Deposited Plan 208028 Merivale Road, Shire of Esperance for the purpose of pasture and grazing; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 17 November 2016
Appeals Against the Conditions Applied to Works Approval W5709/2014/1 Shenton Ridge Gravel Quarry Roelands
Publish Date: 14-NOV-2016 02:39 PM
Appeal Numbers: 016 to 17 of 2016; Appellants: Mr Cullity and Indigenous Land Corporation; Works Approval Holder: B & J Catalano Pty Ltd; Premises description: Stages 7-11 gravel extraction activities at an existing quarry at Lot 501 and 21 Coalfields Road Roelands, in the Shire of Harvey; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed in part the appeal; Date of Decision: 14 November 2016