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 L8974/2016/1 Abercrombie Road Resource Recovery Centre, Abercrombie Road, Postans
Publish Date: 21-MAY-2018 04:02 PM
Appeal Number 013 of 2017; Appellant: Eclipse Soils Pty Ltd; Licence Holder: Eclipse Soils Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The premises operates a solid waste and composting facility; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 21 May 2018
Appeal against Refusal to Grant Clearing Permit CPS 7101/1 Lot 31 on Plan 13707 Shire of Gingin
Publish Date: 17-MAY-2018 02:58 PM
Appeal Number C017 of 2017; Appellant: Paul Glavocich; Applicant: Glavocich Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The clearing of 12.35 hectares of native vegetation for the purpose of horticulture; Ministerís Decision: The Minister dismissed the appeal; Date of Decision: 17 May 2018
Appeal against Amendment to Clearing Permit CPS 1891/3 Road Reserves in Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes
Publish Date: 26-APR-2018 04:46 AM
Appeal Number C011 of 2017; Appellant: Wildflower Society of Western Australia (Inc); Permit Holder: Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes; Proposal Description: Clearing Permit CPS 1891/3 authorises the clearing of 19.9 hectares of native vegetation in various locations in the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes for the purpose of gravel extraction, road widening and fire hazard zone establishment; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 24 April 2018
Appeals against Grant of Clearing Permit CPS 7227/1 Toodyay-Goomalling, Pinjarra-Williams and Williams-Kondinin Road Reserves
Publish Date: 06-APR-2018 01:49 PM
Appeal Number C008 of 2017; Appellants: Wildflower Society of Western Australia (Inc) and Ms Meg Wilson; Permit Holder: Commissioner of Main Roads Western Australia; Proposal Description: Clearing Permit CPS 7227/1 authorises the clearing of 18.16 hectares of native vegetation along various road reserves in the Wheatbelt region for the purpose of road widening to improve public road safety; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 6 April 2018
Appeal against Requirements of Vegetation Conservation Notice - CPS 6651/1 on Lot 9510 on DP 56143, Sutton Street, Pinjarra
Publish Date: 06-APR-2018 01:06 PM
Appeal Number 008 of 2017; Appellant: Ivo Nominees Pty Ltd; Permit Holder: Ivo Nominees Pty Ltd; Proposal Description: The notice was issued on the basis of suspected unlawful clearing of 14 hectares of native vegetation at the above location; Ministerís Decision: The Minister allowed the appeal in part; Date of Decision: 6 April 2018