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 6620/1 Lot 3 Buller Road, Waroona
Publish Date: 31-JAN-2017 04:54 PM
Appeal Number C016 of 2016; Appellant: AMG (WA) Pty Ltd; Applicant: AMG (WA) Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The clearing of up to 20.8 hectares (ha) of native vegetation for the purpose of sand extraction; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 31 January 2017
Appeal in objection to conditions of licence L8967/2016/1 Roy Hill Port Bulk Handling Facility and Screening Plant, Boodarie
Publish Date: 27-JAN-2017 10:38 AM
Appeal Number: 090 of 2016; Appellant: Roy Hill Infrastructure Pty Ltd; Proponent: Roy Hill Infrastructure Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Licence to operate a Port Bulk Handing and Screening Facility, approximately 277 km south of Port Hedland; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 25 January 2017
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authorityís report and recommendations Ė EPA Report 1581 Yilgarn Operations, Koolyanobbing Range F Deposit, Shire of Yilgarn
Publish Date: 22-DEC-2016 12:39 PM
Appeal Numbers: 088 to 089 of 2016; Appellants: Wildflower Society of WA (Inc); The Wilderness Society WA (Inc); Proponent: Cliffs Asia Pacific Iron Ore Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: To mine iron ore and construct mine infrastructure at the F Deposit area, located on the southern Koolyanobbing Range; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 22 December 2016
Appeals in objection to requirements of a Vegetation Conservation Notice (CPS 7163/1) and the refusal to grant clearing permit (CPS 6992/1) Ė Lot 150 Welshpool Road, Wattle Grove
Publish Date: 16-DEC-2016 05:02 PM
Appeal Numbers 021 and C017 of 2016; Appellant: Mr David Maiorana; Applicant/Land Holder: A.C.N 605 729 995 Ply Ltd; Proposal Description: Requirements of Vegetation Conservation Notice (CPS 7163/1) and refusal to grant clearing permit (CPS 6992/1); Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 16 December 2016
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authorityís report and recommendations Ė EPA Report 1580 Extension to the Wiluna Uranium Project
Publish Date: 14-DEC-2016 12:14 PM
Appeal Numbers: 074 to 087 of 2016; Appellants: 14 appeals were received, see Attachment 1 of the Ministerís Appeal Determination; Proponent: Toro Energy Limited; Proposal Description: To extend the Wiluna Uranium Project (Ministerial Statement 913), to include the Millipede and Lake Maitland deposits located approximately 30 km south and 15 km south-east of Wiluna; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 14 December 2016