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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 LGA Permit Type Clearing Purpose Size (ha) Decision Date Bilateral Agreement Related Documents Clearing Permit System link
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation Lot 51 on Deposited Plan 91839 (Crown Reserve 41648) and Lot 40 on Deposited Plan 238420, Eighty Mile Beach Shire of Broome Purpose Providing safe access for drilling crews and the storage of equipment and machinery 0.1 07/09/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9736/Permit (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9736/1

Warwick Glen Grazing Pty Ltd and Molita Grove Grazing Pty Ltd Lot 230 on Deposited Plan 232802, Elgin Shire of Capel Area Extractive industry 5.44 08/09/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/8958/Permit (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 8958/1

Shire of Collie Lot 5220 on Deposited Plan 240066 and Minninup Road reserve (PIN: 11522508), Collie. Shire of Collie Area Construction road drainage, car park , toilet blocks and footpaths. 1.23 12/09/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9603/Permit (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9603/1

City of Swan Benara Road reserve (PIN 11823056) and Unnamed Road reserve (PIN 12024803), Caversham City of Swan Area Road widening 0.15 14/09/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9695/Permit (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9695/1

Peet Funds Management Limited Lot 3000 on Deposited Plan 44066, Burns Beach City of Joondalup Area Battering to facilitate road construction 0.46 14/09/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9620 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9620/1

Humphrey Pty Ltd Lot 4302 on Deposited Plan 229252, Quinninup Shire of Manjimup Area Installing a centre pivot for horticulture 5 15/09/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9089 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9089/1

Talison Lithium Australia Pty Ltd Various properties in Hester Brook and Bridgetown Shire of Bridgetown - Greenbushes Purpose Constructing a powerline 1.33 15/09/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/9746 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 9746/1

City of Wanneroo various properties in the localities of Banksia Grove, Carramar, Darch, Hocking, Jandabup, Madeley, Maranagoo, Neerabup, Nowergup, Pearsall, Pinjar, Tapping and Wanneroo City of Wanneroo Amended Purpose Amended permit - reduce the clearing footprint within the Flynn Drive road reserve and extend the permit duration - road upgrades, relocation of a golf tee and hazard reduction 16.1248 1/09/2022 No

Permit - Index of /permit/3731 (dwer.wa.gov.au)

CPS 3731/8

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