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
  
Appeals against Report and Recommendations, Blue Hills Mungada East Expansion, EPA Report 1598
Publish Date: 29-NOV-2017 01:44 PM
Appeal Numbers 019.001-045 of 2017; Appellants: See Appendix 1 in Ministerís Appeal Determination; Applicant: Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Limited; Proposal Description: To expand the existing iron ore mining operations on the Mungada Ridge; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 29 November 2017
Appeals against Report and Recommendations, Jackson 5 and Bungalbin East Iron Ore Project, Helena-Aurora Range, Shire of Yilgarn, EPA Report 1599
Publish Date: 24-NOV-2017 01:50 PM
Appeal Numbers 020.001-009 of 2017; Appellants: Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission; Rockingham Kwinana Chamber of Commerce; Graeme Campbell; City of Rockingham; Hon Robin Scott MLC; Association of Mining and Exploration Companies - Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chamber of Minerals and Energy; Elizabeth Sambo and Gina Sambo; Mineral Resources Limited; Wilderness Society WA - Helena and Aurora Range Advocates -West Australian Family Bushwalking Club; Applicant: Mineral Resources Limited; Proposal Description: Development of the Jackson 5 and Bungalbin East Iron Ore mines at Helena-Aurora Ranges, north of Koolyanobbing; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 24 November 2017
Appeal in Objection to the Decision to Grant Clearing Permit CPS 7393/1, Lot 410 Plan 216960 Brown Street, Busselton
Publish Date: 24-OCT-2017 04:17 PM
Appeal Number C005 of 2017; Appellant: Busselton Dunsborough Environment Centre Inc; Applicant: City of Busselton; Proposal Description: Clearing of four native trees for the purpose of recreation; Ministerís Decision: The Minister partly allowed the appeal; Date of Decision: 24 October 2017
Appeal Against Amendment of Licence L8492/2010/2 Redgate Holdings Pty Ltd, Part Lot 2 on Diagram 65863 Redgate
Publish Date: 12-OCT-2017 05:12 PM
Appeal Number: 003 of 2017; Appellant: Lyndon and Christine Rowe; Proponent: Redgate Holdings Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Redgate Lime Quarry; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 12 October 2017
Appeal against Amendment of Licence L6162/1986/15, Austral Bricks (WA) Pty Ltd, Military Road Bellevue
Publish Date: 09-OCT-2017 05:09 PM
Appeal Number: 097 of 2016; Appellant: Austral Bricks (WA) Pty Ltd; Proponent: Austral Bricks (WA) Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Appeal in objection to amendment of licence for brickworks at Military Road, Bellevue; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 9 October 2017