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Types of appeal

There are different types of appeals that can be lodged with the Minister for Environment under the Environmental Protection Act 1986.

Select from the below links for details:

  • Environmental impact assessment
    For appeals against decisions of the Environmental Protection Authority in relation to assessment of development proposals and planning schemes
  • Works approvals and licences
    For appeals against decisions of the Department of Environment Regulation in relation to licensing and approval of prescribed premises
  • Clearing permits
    For appeals against decisions of the Department of Environment Regulation in relation to clearing native vegetation
  • Environmental protection notices
    For appeals against environmental protection notices, closure notices, vegetation conservation notices and prevention notices
  • Noise Regulations
    For appeals against approvals and notices under the Noise Regulations
  • Decisions of the Minister for Environment
    For appeals against certain decisions of the Minister for Environment

Appeals under legislation dealing with water entitlements are determined by the State Administrative Tribunal.

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