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 the Environmental Protection Authority’s Report and Recommendations – Report 1522 Kintyre Uranium Project
Publish Date: 30-JAN-2015 10:41 AM
Appeal Numbers: 136 to 152 of 2014; Appellants: Conservation Council of Western Australia (Inc); Hon Robin Chapple MLC; Parnngurr Aboriginal Community; Footprints for Peace; M Atkinson; J Bower; G Davies; K Fitzwater; R Gulley; P Hancock; A Hunter; K James; E Manna; D Vassallo; J Wheare; S Wylie; Proponent: Cameco Australia Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Kintyre Uranium Project; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 29 January 2015
Appeal against the report and recommendations of the Environmental Protection Authority Brockman Syncline 4 Iron Ore Revised Proposal (Report 1531
Publish Date: 27-JAN-2015 03:34 PM
Appeal Number: 181 of 2014; Appellant: Cheela Plains Pastoral Co Pty Ltd; Proponent: Hamersley Iron Pty Limited; Proposal Description: Brockman Syncline 4 Iron Ore Project – revised proposal, located approximately 60 kilometres (km) west-north-west of Tom Price; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 27 January 2015
Appeal against conditions of licence L5960/1983/11, Boddington Bauxite Mine, Pinjarra-Williams Road, Shire of Boddington
Publish Date: 12-JAN-2015 10:23 AM
Appeal Number 179 of 2014; Appellants: Mr M Olsson and Mrs J Hill; Licence Holder: BHP Billiton Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 9 January 2015
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s report and recommendations of the Roe Highway Extension (Report 1489)
Publish Date: 23-DEC-2014 03:29 PM
Appeals: 194 to 358 of 2013; Appellants: Various (see Attachment 1); Proponent: Main Roads Western Australia; Proposal Description: To extend Roe Highway approximately five kilometres from its current terminus at the Kwinana Freeway in Jandakot to Stock Road in Coolbellup; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 23 December 2014
Appeals against amendment of works approval W5391/2013/1 – Alcoa Wagerup Alumina Refinery, Willowdale Rd, Waroona
Publish Date: 22-DEC-2014 09:28 AM
Appeal Numbers: 124 to 132 of 2014; Appellants: Various (9 appellants, as listed in the Appeals Convenors Report); Licence Holder: Alcoa of Australia Ltd; Premises: Alumina Refinery (Wagerup), Waroona; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 19 December 2014