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 decision of the Department of Environment Regulation to grant a clearing permit - CPS 5495/1, Lot 1 on Diagram 34893, Morangup
Publish Date: 26-AUG-2015 05:12 PM
Appeal Number: C008 of 2015; Appellant: The Wilderness Society WA; Applicant: Bristle Holdings Ltd trading as Austral Bricks (WA) Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Clearing of 11.54 hectares (ha) of native vegetation for the purpose of clay extraction at Lot 1 on Diagram 34893, Morangup; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 26 August 2015.
Appeals against decision of the Environmental Protection Authority not to assess proposed regional waste disposal facility, Lot 23 (3118), Wandering, Narrogin Road Shire of Cuballing
Publish Date: 13-AUG-2015 04:51 PM
Appeal Numbers: 020 to 025 of 2015; Appellants: Mr R McLean, Hon L MacLaren MLC, Dr N Marlow, Mr J Lawson, Mr S Van Alphen and Ms Douglas; Proponent: Wagin Voluntary Group of Councils; and Mr and Mrs Dowdell; Proposal Description: Regional Waste Disposal Facility, Lot 23 (3118) Wandering Narrogin Road, Shire of Cuballing; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeals; Date of Decision: 13 August 2015
Appeal against decision of the Environmental Protection Authority not to assess Hard Rock Quarry, Coalfields Road, Wellington Shire of Harvey
Publish Date: 04-AUG-2015 04:44 PM
Appeal Number: 028 of 2015; Appellant: Dr Jorg Dieter Krone; Proponent: B & J Catalano; Proposal Description: Hard rock quarry at Lot 501 Coalfields Road, Wellington, Shire of Harvey; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 3 August 2015
Appeal in objection to the conditions applied to licence L8769/2013/1 Compost manufacturing and soil blending: River Nominees Pty Ltd (Purearth), Horton Road, Woottating
Publish Date: 04-AUG-2015 04:03 PM
Appeal Number: 016 of 2015; Appellant: River Nominees Pty Ltd; Licence Holder: River Nominees Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: Liquid waste facility and compost manufacturing and soil blending at Purearth Woottating Facility at 324 Horton Road, Woottating; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 3 August 2015
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; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 13 July 2015.