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 grant of clearing permit CPS6334/1, Area Permit, Lot 263 on Deposited Plan 194605, Waterbank, Shire of Broome
Publish Date: 13-JUL-2015 02:05 PM
Appeal Number: C005 of 2015; Appellant: Mr J Burton and Ms V Burton; Applicant: Environs Kimberley; Proposal Description: Clearing of up to 493.13 ha of native vegetation on Lot 263 on Deposited Plan 194605, Waterbank, for the purpose of pastoral diversification; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 13 July 2015.
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s report and recommendations – Report 1544 Exploration Drilling Mungada Blue Hills East
Publish Date: 13-JUL-2015 11:39 AM
Appeal Numbers: 026 and 027 of 2015; Appellants: Wildflower Society of WA; The Wilderness Society WA Inc; Proponent: Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Limited; Proposal Description: To undertake an exploration drilling program on the Mungada Ridge; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 13 July 2015
Appeal against the refusal of Department of Environment Regulation to grant Clearing Permit CPS 6308/1 Lot 18717 on Deposited Plan 87429, Balkuling, Shire of Quairading
Publish Date: 08-JUL-2015 11:14 AM
Appeal Number: C006 of 2015; Appellants: Mr F Pace Permit Holder: Mr F Pace; Proposal Description: Clearing of 65 ha of native vegetation within Lot 18717 on Deposited Plan 87429, Balkuling, for the purpose of pasture; Ministers Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 8 July 2015
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authority’s report and recommendations – Report 1538 Kwinana Waste to Energy Project
Publish Date: 01-JUL-2015 03:00 PM
Appeal Numbers: 009 to 015 of 2015; Appellants: S. McFarlane; L. Used; Bel Air Homes Pty Ltd; C. Emmerson; M. Fisher; D. Roberts; J. Drinan; Proponent: Kwinana Waste to Energy Project Co Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: To build and operate a waste to energy plant and brick making facility on Lot 9500 Leath Road, Kwinana in the Kwinana Industrial Area.; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 1 July 2015
Appeal against the Environmental Protection Authority’s decision not to assess - McKinley Road Neerabup Sand Extraction within Gnangara Pine Plantation, City of Wanneroo
Publish Date: 01-JUL-2015 03:40 AM
Appeal Number: 108 of 2014; Appellant: Rocla Pty Ltd; Proponent: Rocla Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Sand quarry (excavation area of 1,979 hectares (ha)) within the 2,922 ha McKinley Road Neerabup Project Area (Mining Tenement M70/1316); Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 1 July 2015