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 the Department of Environment Regulation's refusal to grant clearing permit application CPS 6084/3, Lot 253 on Plan 238348, Meda, Shire of Derby–West Kimberley
Publish Date: 23-JUN-2017 04:52 PM
Appeal Number C018 of 2016; Appellant: Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation; Applicant: Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation; Proposal Description: Proposed clearing of up to 223 hectares of native vegetation on Lot 253 on Plan 238348 at Meda in the Shire of Derby–West Kimberley, for the purpose of expanding an existing pivot irrigation and dryland fodder crop enterprise; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 23 June 2017
Appeals in objection to conditions of works approval W5787/2015/1 concrete batching plant Lot 2, 277 - 279 Collier Road Bayswater
Publish Date: 21-JUN-2017 09:36 AM
Appeal Numbers: 010 to 012 of 2017; Appellant: City of Bayswater; Sally Palmer; Jamie Petrovic; Proponent: Ransberg Pty Ltd trading as WA Premix; Proposal Description: Construction of a concrete batching plant on 277 - 279 Collier Road, Bayswater; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 20 June 2017
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation's refusal to grant clearing permit application CPS 7043/1, Lot 39 on Plan 238417 and Lot 41 on Plan 238418, Eighty Mile Beach, Shire of Broome
Publish Date: 14-JUN-2017 03:37 PM
Appeal Number C021 of 2016; Appellant: Mr D and Ms K Forshaw; Applicant: Forshaw Pastoral Company Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Proposed clearing of 350 hectares of native vegetation on Lot 39 on Plan 238417 and Lot 41 on Plan 238418, Eighty Mile Beach in the Shire of Broome, for the purpose of irrigated agriculture (pastoral diversification); Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 13 June 2017
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation's refusal to grant clearing permit application CPS 7071/1: Lot 43 on Plan 6292, City of Wanneroo
Publish Date: 30-MAY-2017 11:33 AM
Appeal Number C020 of 2016; Appellant: R. D’Agostino, A Kursar, V Vulin and E Vulin; Applicant: R. D’Agostino, A Kursar, V Vulin and E Vulin; Proposal Description: Proposed clearing of 4 hectares of native vegetation for the purpose of establishing a market garden; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 29 May 2017
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation's refusal to grant clearing permit application CPS 6422/1 - Lot 10320 on Deposited Plan 206636, Boothendarra, Shire of Dandaragan
Publish Date: 19-MAY-2017 12:32 PM
Appeal Number C014 of 2016; Appellant: Seatons Engineering Pty Ltd; Applicant: Seatons Engineering Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The clearing of up to 469 hectares (ha) of native vegetation for the purpose of agricultural activities; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 18 May 2017