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 decision by Department of Environment Regulation to grant clearing permit CPS 6378/1 Purpose Permit, Lot M 1919 on Diagram 13691 Ė Hoddys Well, Shire of Toodyay
Publish Date: 19-MAR-2015 03:17 PM
Appeals C002 to 003 of 2015; Appellants: Sharon J Hook and Jeanette Appleby; Permit Holder: Boral Bricks Western Australia Pty Ltd t/a Midland Brick Company; Permit description: Clearing of up to five native trees within Lot M 19191, in Hoddys Well, Shire of Toodyay, for the purpose of expanding an extractive pit in a southerly direction; Ministerís decision: The Minister dismissed the appeals; Date of decision: 19 March 2015
Appeal in objection to the conditions applied to licence L8809/2014/1, Marbelup Pork Piggery, Location Number 3426, Redmond South Road, City of Albany
Publish Date: 11-MAR-2015 04:40 PM
Appeal Number 191 of 2014; Appellant: Brenda Reardon; Licence Holder: John Charles Bunn; Proposal Description: Intensive piggery in Redmond, City of Albany; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 11 March 2015
Appeal against the Department of Environment Regulation refusal to grant clearing permit CPS 6107/1 Ė Lot 7082 on Deposited Plan 225081, Helena Road in St Ronans, Shire of York
Publish Date: 10-MAR-2015 03:17 PM
Appeal: C020 of 2014; Appellant: Mr Andrew Johnston on behalf of Mr Ralph Thomas McColl; Permit Applicant: Mr Ralph Thomas McColl; Application description: Clearing of 280 hectares of native vegetation on Lot 7082 on Deposited Plan 225081, Helena Road in St Ronans, Shire of York, for the purpose of grazing and pasture; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 10 March 2015
Appeal against conditions of licence L8174/2007/4, Wagerup Cogeneration Plant, Willowdale Road, Wagerup
Publish Date: 06-MAR-2015 04:29 PM
Appeal Number 195 of 2014; Appellant: Community Alliance for Positive Solutions Inc.; Licence Holder: Alcoa of Australia Ltd; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 6 March 2015
Appeals against the Environmental Protection Authorityís report and recommendations Ė Report 1530 3D Seismic Acquisition Survey, Norwest Energy NL, Eneabba
Publish Date: 02-FEB-2015 03:54 PM
Appeal Numbers: 156 to 178 of 2014; Appellants: Wildflower Society of Western Australia; Hon Robin Chapple MLC; P Hodgson; C and U Clarke; P Winrow; 350 Australia; J Koch; S. Reed; Dr G Glazov; B Glossop; P Skippings; R Ding; No Fracking Way; The Wilderness Society WA; K McCreery; R Crump; Conservation Council of Western Australia Inc; WA Native Orchid Study and Conservation Group Inc; T Bates; V Westcott; Dr J E Wajon; N Stick; G Adam; Proponent: Norwest Energy NL; Proposal Description: 3D Seismic Acquisition Survey within exploration permit area EP413, north-west of Eneabba; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals in part; Date of Decision: 30 January 2015