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 Conditions Applied to Works Approval W5800/2015/1 – Class II Landfill (Stage 1) Facility, Chitty Road, Toodyay
Publish Date: 19-MAY-2016 03:25 PM
Appeal Numbers: 068 to 074 of 2015; Appellants: H Evans, B and L Sharman, M Leggett, R Madácsi, W Manning, G McGill and the Shire of Toodyay; Works Approval Holder: Opal Vale Pty Ltd; Premises description: Construction of Stage 1 of a Class II putrescible landfill facility (Category 64 prescribed premises); Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 19 May 2016
Appeal against amendment of licence number L8326/2008/5, Bluewaters I and II Power Station, Boys Home Road, Palmer
Publish Date: 19-APR-2016 04:05 PM
Appeal Number 079 of 2015; Appellants: Conservation Council of WA; Licence Holder: Bluewaters Power 1 Pty Ltd and Bluewaters Power 2 Pty Ltd; Description: Bluewaters I and II Power Station; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 19 April 2016
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority's report and recommendations - Report 1552 Yoongarillup Mineral Sands Project
Publish Date: 13-APR-2016 09:52 AM
Appeal Numbers: 037 to 048 & 066 of 2015; Appellants: Busselton Water; Busselton-Dunsborough Environment Centre; F Wood; J & J George; L Koroveshi; Hon Libby Mettam MLA; Margaret River Regional Environment Centre Inc; R Collet; S & E Chidgey; S Smith; South-west Forests Defence Foundation Inc; W Slee; and H Jones; Proponent Doral Mineral Sands Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: To develop, mine, rehabilitate and decommission the Yoongarillup Mineral Sands Mine, approximately 17 kilometres south east of Busselton; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 12 April 2016
Appeal Against the Conditions Applied to Works Approval W5687/2014/1 - Intensive piggery, Lot 502 Sutters Lane, West Pinjarra, Shire of Murray
Publish Date: 07-APR-2016 04:11 PM
Appeal Number: 077 of 2015; Appellant: West Pinjarra Community Group; Works Approval Holder: GD Pork Pty Ltd; Premises description: Expansion of intensive piggery; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 7 April 2016
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s report and recommendations – Report 1554 Hazelmere Wood Waste To Energy Plant
Publish Date: 16-MAR-2016 12:31 PM
Appeal Numbers: 051 to 065 of 2015; Appellants: I. Johnson, K. Stephenson, Guildford Primary School P&C Assoc Inc, South Guildford Community Association, C. Chambers and J. Woodward, P. Irwin, B. Dundas, Alliance For Clean Environment Inc, K. James, S. Deering, D. Mardesic, Hon Michelle Roberts MLA; Proponent: Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council; Proposal Description: To construct and operate a four megawatt waste to energy plant at the existing Hazelmere Resource Recovery Park on Part Lot 100 and Lot 301, Lakes Road, Hazelmere; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 16 March 2016