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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Appeal in objection to the grant and specifications of clearing permit CPS 6084/1 Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation Lot 253 on plan 238348 Meda Shore of Derby-West Kimberley
Publish Date: 07-OCT-2014 04:49 PM
Appeal: C018 of 2014; Appellant: Environs Kimberley ; Proponent: Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation; Permit description: Clearing of not more than 76 hectares of native vegetation within Lot 253 on Deposited Plan 238348, Meda, Shire of Derby/West Kimberley for the purpose of pivot irrigation; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 7 October 2014
Appeals against the decision not to assess a proposal and the conditions of licence L8633/2012/1 New Age Recycling Facility, Kenwick, City of Gosnells
Publish Date: 18-SEP-2014 04:36 PM
Appeals 045 and 046-048 of 2012; Appellants: Gosnells District Progress and Ratepayers Association (Inc); L Walker; D Riley; Proponent: New Age Recycling Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Waste Processing Facility, 24 Austin Ave, Kenwick; Ministerís decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of decision: 18 September 2014
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authorityís report and recommendations Ė Report 1511 JAckson 4 Iron Ore Mine and Haul ROad on M77/1242, L77/250, L77/252 and L77/254
Publish Date: 16-SEP-2014 04:16 PM
Appeal Numbers: 113 to 118 of 2014; Appellants: Wildflower Society of Western Australia (Inc.); The Wilderness Society WA Inc.; Conservation Council WA; Western Region Environment Network; BirdLife Australia; Helena and Aurora Range Advocates Inc.; Proposal Description: Jackson 4 (J4) Iron Ore Mine and Haul Road on M77/1242, L77/250, L77/252 and L77/254, located approximately 60 kilometres north-west of Koolyanobbing in the Shire of Yilgarn; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 16 September 2014
Appeal against the decision by the Department of Environment Regulation to the grant and specifications of clearing permit CPS 6051/1 Ė City of Busselton - Lot 500 Geographe Bay Road, Quindalup, City of Busselton
Publish Date: 12-SEP-2014 04:09 PM
Appeals C015 and C016 of 2014; Appellant: Dunsborough Coast and Landcare Inc.; Permit Holder: City of Busselton; Permit description: Clearing of 0.03 hectares of native vegetation for the purpose of car park expansion on Lot 500 Geographe Bay Road, Quindalup; Minister's decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of decision: 12 September 2014
Appeals in objection to conditions of licence L7751/2001/7, class I inert landfill, Buckingham Road, Jelcobine, Shire of Brookton
Publish Date: 30-JUL-2014 06:19 PM
Appeals: 110 to 112 of 2014; Appellants: Australian Tyre Recyclers Association, Australian Council of Recycling and Tyrecycle Pty Ltd; Proponent: STEG Waste Management Pty Ltd; Premises: Class I inert landfill site, Buckingham Road, Jelcobine, Shire of Brookton; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 30 July 2014