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 conditions of licence L8148/2006/4 - Koolan Iron Ore Mine and Port Facility Koolan Island
Publish Date: 14-MAY-2015 08:15 AM
Appeal: 123 of 2014; Appellant: Koolan Iron Ore Pty Ltd; Licence Holder: Koolan Iron Ore Pty Ltd; Premises: Koolan Iron Ore Mine and Port Facility Koolan Island; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 13 May 2015
Appeal against amendment of Department of Environment Regulation Clearing Permit CPS 5242/3 (CPS 5242/4) Gateway WA (Perth Airport and Freight Access) Project
Publish Date: 08-MAY-2015 11:55 AM
Appeal C004 of 2015; Appellants: Urban Bushland Council WA Inc.; Permit Holder: Commissioner of Main Roads Western Australia; Proposal Description: Clearing permit amendment CPS 5242/4 (authorising the clearing of up to 114.85 ha of native vegetation on various land parcels for the Gateway WA (Perth Airport and Freight Access) Project); Minister’s decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of decision: 7 May 2015
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s report and recommendations – Report 1537 Jackson 5 and Bungalbin East Iron Ore Project
Publish Date: 23-APR-2015 08:57 AM
Appeal Numbers: 003 to 006 of 2014; Appellants: Polaris Metals Pty Ltd, Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia, Association of Mining and Exploration Companies Inc and Yilgarn Iron Producers Association; Proponent: Polaris Metals Pty Ltd; Proposal: Mining development on banded iron formation landforms of the Helena-Aurora Range; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals; Date of Decision: 22 April 2015
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s report and recommendations – Report 1532 Blue Hills Mungada East Expansion
Publish Date: 23-APR-2015 08:44 AM
Appeal Numbers: 192 to 194 of 2014; Appellants: Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Ltd, Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia and Association of Mining and Exploration Companies Inc; Proponent: Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Ltd; Proposal Description: Expansion of mining development on the Mungada Ridge; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals; Date of Decision: 22 April 2015
Appeals against the decision by Department of Environment Regulation to grant clearing permit CPS 6378/1 Purpose Permit, Lot M 1919 on Diagram 13691 – Hoddys Well, Shire of Toodyay
Publish Date: 19-MAR-2015 03:17 PM
Appeals C002 to 003 of 2015; Appellants: Sharon J Hook and Jeanette Appleby; Permit Holder: Boral Bricks Western Australia Pty Ltd t/a Midland Brick Company; Permit description: Clearing of up to five native trees within Lot M 19191, in Hoddys Well, Shire of Toodyay, for the purpose of expanding an extractive pit in a southerly direction; Minister’s decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of decision: 19 March 2015