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 Clearing Permit CPS 7176/1 McKinley Road Sand Extraction Project, City of Wanneroo
Publish Date: 12-JAN-2018 04:30 PM
Appeal Number C006 of 2017; Appellant: Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd; Permit Holder: Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Clearing Permit CPS 7176/1 authorises the clearing of up to 600 hectares of native vegetation within an Application Area of 2,311.86 hectares for the purpose of mining at the McKinley Road Sand Mine, in the City of Wanneroo; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 12 January 2018
Appeal against Requirements of Vegetation Conservation Notice - CPS 6583/1 Ė Lot 32 Cantabilling Road Hill River
Publish Date: 08-JAN-2018 03:19 PM
Appeal Number 004 of 2017; Appellant: Corniche (WA) Pty Ltd; Land Holder: Corniche (WA) Pty Ltd; Property Description: Lot 32 Cantabilling Road Hill River; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal; Date of Decision: 8 January 2018
Appeal against appeal against Conditions of Licence L9007/2016/1 Solid and Liquid Waste Depot Welshpool
Publish Date: 08-JAN-2018 02:13 PM
Appeal Number 021 of 2017; Appellant: National Toxics Network; Licensee: SUEZ Recycling & Recovery Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Solid and liquid waste depot on 2 Carney Road, Excised portion of Lot 341 on Diagram 85560, Welshpool; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 8 January 2018
Appeal against Amendment of Clearing Permit CPS 6084/4 Lot 253 on Plan 238348 Meda Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
Publish Date: 05-JAN-2018 02:19 PM
Appeal Number C012 of 2017; Appellant: Environs Kimberley; Permit Holder: Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation; Proposal Description: Amendment of a clearing permit to clear additional 40 hectares (up to 116 hectares in total) of native vegetation for the purpose of pivot irrigation and dryland cultivation of fodder crops.; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 5 January 2018
Appeal against Conditions of Clearing Permits CPS 7122/1 and CPS 7342/1 Forshaw Pastoral Company Pty Ltd Ė Irrigated Agriculture Purpose Permits, Nita Downs Station
Publish Date: 22-DEC-2017 04:03 PM
Appeal Number: 013 of 2017; Appellant: Environs Kimberley; Applicant: Forshaw Pastoral Company Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The permits authorise the clearing of up to 200 and 250 hectares of native vegetation within Lot 39 on Deposited Plan 238417 and Lot 41 on Deposited Plan 238418, Eighty Mile Beach, Shire of Broome, for the purpose of irrigated agriculture; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 22 December 2017