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 conditions of licence L4504/1981/17 Worsley Alumina Refinery, Shire Of Collie
Publish Date: 01-JUL-2016 12:39 PM
Appeal Number: 080 of 2015; Appellant: South32 Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd; Licence Holder: South32 Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Worsley Alumina Refinery; Minister’s Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 30 June 2016
Appeal against the decision of the Department of Environment Regulation to grant a clearing permit - CPS 6863/1, Lot 350 on Deposited Plan 64841, Reserve 22521, Green Head, Shire of Coorow
Publish Date: 16-JUN-2016 04:01 PM
Appeal Numbers: C002 to C005 of 2016 Appellants: K. Pickering; J. and L. Birch; C. Duncan and M. Winton; and C. and G. Wells. Permit Holder: Shire of Coorow Proposal Description: Clearing of up to 1.336 hectares of native vegetation for the purpose of a coastal node, campsite, and access paths. Minister's Decision: The Minister dissmissed the appeals. Decision date: 16 June 2016
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation refusal to grant clearing permit CPS 6592/1 Lot 14267 on Plan 225464 North Trayning, Shire of Mt Marshal and Shire of Trayning
Publish Date: 07-JUN-2016 02:37 PM
Appeal: C027 of 2015; Appellant: Mandiga Holding Pty Ltd; Permit Applicant: Mandiga Holding Pty Ltd; Application description: Clearing of 17 hectare (ha) of native vegetation within Lot 14267 on Deposited Plan 225464 in the Shire of Trayning for the purpose of cropping; Minister’s Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 7 June 2016
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