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 Amendment of Licence L8622/2012/2 Crushing of Building Material, 501 Adelaide Street, Hazelmere, City of Swan
Publish Date: 10-JUL-2017 04:37 PM
Appeal Number: 096 of 2016; Appellant: G & G Corp Asset Management Pty Ltd; Proponent: G & G Corp Asset Management Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Crushing and screening of building material etc; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 10 July 2017
Appeals in Objection to the Decision to Grant Clearing Permit CPS 7312/1, Lot 1556 on Plan 70856, Pardoo, Shire of East Pilbara
Publish Date: 10-JUL-2017 10:47 AM
Appeal Numbers C002 to 003 of 2017; Appellants: Environs Kimberley; B Dicker; Applicant: Pardoo Beef Corporation Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Proposed clearing of no more than 400 hectares of native vegetation on Lot 1556 on Deposited Plan 70856 at Pardoo in the Shire of East Pilbara, for the purpose of irrigated agriculture and associated activities; Ministerís Decision: The Minister partly allowed the appeals; Date of Decision: 7 July 2017
Appeal against Report and Recommendations, Solomon Iron Ore Project - Sustaining Production, Shire of East Pilbara, EPA Report 1588
Publish Date: 07-JUL-2017 01:30 PM
Appeal Numbers 092-093 of 2016; Appellants: Ms S. Saberi; Fortescue Metals Group Ltd; Applicant: Fortescue Metals Group Ltd; Proposal Description: To increase the existing footprint of the Solomon mine to allow for the expansion of mining to maintain production for 35 years; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 6 July 2017
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 DerbyĖWest 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 DerbyĖWest Kimberley, for the purpose of expanding an existing pivot irrigation and dryland fodder crop enterprise; Ministerís 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; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 20 June 2017