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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Appeals against report and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority - Report 1513 East Rockingham Waste to Energy and Materials Recovery Facility
Publish Date: 20-NOV-2014 04:52 PM
Appeal Numbers: 119 to 121 of 2014; Appellants: Conservation Council of WA Inc.; Alliance for a Clean Environment Inc.; and James Mumme; Proponent: New Energy Corporation Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: East Rockingham Waste to Energy and Materials Recovery Facility; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 20 November 2014
Appeal against the Environmental Protection Authorityís report and recommendations Ė Report 1514 North Star Magnetite Project
Publish Date: 10-NOV-2014 04:07 PM
Appeal Number: 122 of 2014; Appellant: Nyangumarta Warrarn Aboriginal Corporation; Proponent: Fortescue Metals Group Iron Bridge (Aus) Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: North Star Magnetite Project including a mine located 110 kilometres (km) south-south-east of Port Hedland, a borefield located in the West Canning Basin 160 km north-east of the proposal area, water pipeline infrastructure, and a slurry pipeline connecting the mine to facilities in Port Hedland; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 10 November 2014
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.; Proponent: Polaris Metals Pty Ltd; 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