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Clearing decisions available for public appeal

 Most of our decisions on clearing matters under Part V of the Environmental Protection Act 1986 may be appealed. Appeals must be lodged in writing within 21 calendar days of the applicant/permit holder being notified of the decision.

The types of decisions that members of the public can appeal are when we:

  • grant or undertake to grant a new clearing permit – including those we assess in accordance with the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 under the assessment bilateral agreement
  • amend an existing clearing permit (other than an administrative amendment, such as to correct clerical errors or to implement a ministerial determination).

Decisions currently open for public appeal are listed in the table below.

The table does not include decisions when members of the public cannot appeal. These include where we:

  • refuse a permit or refuse to amend a permit
  • accept a permit surrender or grant a transfer
  • grant a permit pursuant to an undertaking to grant
  • make a determination on a clearing referral.

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) makes decisions to grant or amend clearing permits related to mineral and petroleum activities. Those decisions currently available for appeal are listed on the DMIRs website.

For further information, including how to lodge an appeal, go to the Office of the Appeal Convenor’s website.

The relevant application form, final decision report, and granted or amended permit (as applicable) for appealable decisions are available via the links below.

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Permit Holder Location Details Permit Type Clearing Purpose Size (ha) Decision Date Bilateral Agreement Related Documents Clearing Permit System link
Manjimup KW Pty Ltd Lot 101 on Deposited Plan 411364, Wilgarrup Area Construction of a dam and sheds. 6.2 13/01/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9338 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9338/1

Shire of Ngaanyatjarraku Lot 10 on Deposited Plan 93163, Warburton Lot 8 on Deposited Plan 91735, Gibson Desert South Purpose Construction of a new road bypassing the Warburton Community 60.32 19/01/2022 No

Permit Index of /permit/9300 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9300/1

Mr Kevin Kramer Various locations within the Shire of Moora Purpose To collect dead native vegetation for firewood for commercial sale 50 20/01/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9369 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9369/1

Public Transport Authority of Western Australia various properties in the localities of Beckenham, Bentley, Cannington, Carlisle, East Cannington, East Victoria Park, Kenwick, Lathlain, Queens Park, Victoria Park, and Welshpool, Purpose Removing six level crossings along the Armadale passenger rail line. 1.06 20/01/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9427 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9427/1

Electricity Networks Corporation, trading as Western Power Various location within Western Australia Amended Purpose Amended permit - due to the Minister for Environment’s appeal determination - Various project activities for the South West Interconnected Network N/A 21/01/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/1918 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 1918/9

Red Gully Forge Pty Ltd Brookton Highway Road reserve (PIN 11559717) Amended Purpose Permit amended - modify area to be cleared - upgrade to a residential power supply 0.05597 24/01/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9372 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9372/2

Western Australian Land Authority (T/A DevelopmentWA) Lot 4621 on Deposited Plan 221219, Cockburn Road Reserve (PINs 1203917, 1303208, 1203918, 1319504, 1345434), Quill Way Road Reserve (PIN 11920632), Munster and Cockburn Road Reserve (PIN 11242126) and Quill Way Road Reserve (PINs 1385853, 11242124), Henderson Purpose Upgrading road intersections (Quill Way and Cockburn Road). 1.3848 25/01/2022 No

Application documents - Index of /permit/9491 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9491/1

January 29, 2022: 7:13 pm