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.
Matters available for appeal – links to the relevant government agency:
- Licences and works approval
- Clearing permits (General)
- Clearing permits (Mining-related)
- EPA Reports/Decisions
For further information on other types of appeals not advertised online, please contact this Office.