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 the Department of Environment Regulation's refusal to grant clearing permit application CPS 6422/1 - Lot 10320 on Deposited Plan 206636, Boothendarra, Shire of Dandaragan
Publish Date: 19-MAY-2017 12:32 PM
Appeal Number C014 of 2016; Appellant: Seatons Engineering Pty Ltd; Applicant: Seatons Engineering Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The clearing of up to 469 hectares (ha) of native vegetation for the purpose of agricultural activities; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 18 May 2017
Appeals in objection to the decision of the Environmental Protection Authority not to assess sand quarries within Gnangara Pine Plantation
Publish Date: 19-MAY-2017 11:37 AM
Appeal Numbers: 094 to 095 of 2016; Appellants: Mr C Fourie, Mr P Willmott; Proponent: Hanson Australia Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The proposal is for the development and operation of three sand quarries and associated infrastructure on tenements E70/3279 (Smokebush Hill), E70-3275 (Tamega Road) and M70-1306 (Mulga Road); Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of Decision: 18 May 2017
Appeal in objection to requirements of vegetation conservation notice CPS 6897/1 The Lakes Road, Green Head
Publish Date: 19-MAY-2017 10:16 AM
Appeal Number: 091 of 2016; Appellant: Shire of Coorow; Land Holder: Shire of Coorow; Property Description: Lots 709, 710 and 712 on Deposit Plan 219608, The Lakes Road, Green Head; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 18 May 2017
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation's refusal to grant clearing permit application CPS 6951/1 - Lot 2269 on Deposited Plan 251514, North Boyanup
Publish Date: 18-MAY-2017 04:29 PM
Appeal Number C019 of 2016; Appellant: Adam and Wanda Colvin; Applicant: Adam and Wanda Colvin; Proposal Description: The clearing of 4.23 hectares (ha) of native vegetation for the purpose of fire hazard control, in North Boyanup, Shire of Capel; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 18 May 2017
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation's refusal to grant clearing permit application CPS 6620/1 Lot 3 Buller Road, Waroona
Publish Date: 31-JAN-2017 04:54 PM
Appeal Number C016 of 2016; Appellant: AMG (WA) Pty Ltd; Applicant: AMG (WA) Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The clearing of up to 20.8 hectares (ha) of native vegetation for the purpose of sand extraction; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 31 January 2017