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2018-19

OffenderDate of OffenceAddressChargesSummaryDate of ConvictionPenaltyLegal Costs*Other Costs*Media Statements
Christopher Paolo 30/05/2017 Warbrook Road, Jandabup Failure to comply with a requirement from an inspector – to answer questions Failed to answer questions asked by an inspector,  under section 90 of the Environmental Protection Act    12/09/2018 $3,000 $849.35  
Kingstripe Pty Ltd Between 01/09/16 and 18/9/2017 Waddington and Walebing Unauthorised Clearing of Native Vegetation Unlawfully cleared approximately 39 hectares of native vegetation. 12/09/2018 $25,000 $328.70 N/A Company convicted for illegal clearing in the Wheatbelt
Francois Julian Conradie 02/06/2017 Indian Ocean Drive, Cervantes Littering Contested infringement for littering of a drinks can 09/08/2018 $200 $1158.35    
Colin Jason Butera 05/06/2017 Warbrook Road, Jandabup Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) x 2 On two separate occasions, the offender drove tip truck into State Forest and discharged waste, including vehicle parts and glass. 07/09/2018 $5,000 ($2,500 per offence) $433.67    

Hefty fine for dumping car body in bush

DOWNER EDI 07/10/2016 Urch Road, Roleystone Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Discharged liquid waste, being water, soil and vegetation onto the ground within a reserve under the control and management of the City of Armadale.  03/08/2018

$12,500
(Modified Penalty Notice)

N/A N/A  
Aaron Bradley Solomon 08/04/2017 Brookton Hwy Leslie.  State Forest 22 Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Offloaded waste, including an air conditioning unit, from the tray of his utility into State Forest. 27/07/2018 $1500 $696.85    

Armadale man fined for dumping household waste in forest 

Shayne Ronald Northey Around 5/07/2017 and 8/07/2017 Goomalling Road, Northam Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) x 5 Discharged septage waste into Water Corporation drainage system 9/07/2018 $7500 fine $328.70 $957.98  
Mirmehdi Mokhtari prior to 23/09/2017, and 06/09/2017, 04/10/2017 Warbrook Road, Jandabup Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) x 3 On three separate occasions, the offender drove his vehicle with a trailer attached into State Forest and discharged waste, being fibro-cement, plastic tubing and bricks. 6/07/2018 $4,000 $328.70    

$4,000 fine for illegal dumper

Damien Trevor Maher 28/02/2017 Kwinana Freeway, Anketell Littering Contested litter infringement for throwing cigarette butt out of the window of vehicle. 6/07/2018 $100 $1,500    

2017-18

OffenderDate of OffenceAddressChargesSummaryDate of ConvictionPenaltyLegal Costs*Other Costs*Media Statements
Jason Gardiner 14-Feb-2017 Mitchell Freeway Edgewater Littering Contested a litter infringement for throwing a cigarette butt out of the window of a vehicle. 03/05/2018 $200 $190.85    
David Anthony Cresswell 03-Sep-17 Lesley Track, State Forest 22, Lesley. Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Discharged a trailer load of waste, being plasterboard and insulation, into State Forest.  27/04/2018 $4000 (illegal dumping)
$300 (littering)
$742.50    
Stewart HUMES 13 instances between 24/11/2016 and 12/12/2016 819 Thomas Road Anketell 13 x Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Illegally dumped green waste and household waste on private property 13 times. 09/04/2018 $7500
(suspended for 18 months)
$1119.35    
Justine NIELSEN 30-Jul-17 Southend Road Hamilton Hill Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Dumped a mattress onto a road verge. 06/04/2018 $1000 $367.30    
 Lloyd Gabor NAGY 26-May-17 Warbrook Road, Jandabup Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Transported waste, including a television, tyres, concrete, building waste and soil in a trailer to Warbrook Road, where the waste was unloaded from the trailer and abandoned. 06/04/2018 $1000 $849.35 N/A  
Michele MONTE Between Feb 2014 and Feb 2016 Lot 53 Old Yanchep Rd, Carabooda Unauthorised Clearing of Native Vegetation Approximately 7500 square meters of native vegetation was unlawfully cleared after an application to clear the area was refused by the former Department of Environment Regulation. 29/03/2018 $22,000 $2000 N/A  
Hong Dung QUACH 07/03/2016 53 Yirrigan Drive, Mirrabooka 4 x Fail to comply with Investigation Notice Failed to investigate the contamination of soil and groundwater with dry cleaning chemicals under his dry cleaning business. 23/3/2018 $22250 $7242.50 N/A Dry cleaner convicted over failure to investigate contamination
Mark David IMISIDES 30/11/16 Albany Highway, Bedfordale Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Discharged liquid waste, namely bio-diesel, into State Forest within a Priority 1 Water catchment area. 12/03/2018 $1500 $2117.50 $3174.60
(clean-up costs)
 
Mark-Anthony Patrick MOORE 06-Jun-17 Warbrook Road, Jandabup Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Transported waste, including a couch and washing machine, in a trailer to State Forest, where it was unloaded and abandoned. 02/03/2018 $3500 $828.10 N/A Tax invoices identify illegal dumper
Jeffrey Frank JOHNSON  04/03/2017 Mitchell Fwy Glendalough Littering Contested a litter infringement for throwing a cigarette butt out of the window of a vehicle. 15/12/2017 $200 $100 N/A  
Avoca Mining Pty Ltd 19-Jan-17 Higginsville Gold Mine Environmental Harm Avoca Mining Pty Ltd caused hypersaline water to be released into the environment from its Higginsville Gold Mine impacting the environment 31/10/2017 $50,000.00
(Modified Penalty Notice)
N/A N/A  
Peter Carl ROBINSON  22/09/2016 Logger Rd Karragullen Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Transported waste, being 19 tyres and rims and carpet, in a Hino tip truck into Midgegooroo National Park, where the waste was abandoned.  24/10/2017 $2500 $744.35 N/A  
Duncan Edwards HEPPLE 20/02/2017 Pickering Brook Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping) Transported waste, including a fridge, car body parts and furniture in a trailer to bushland within a Crown Reserve, where the waste was unloaded and abandoned.  02/10/2017 $100 $1500 N/A Covert camera catches out illegal dumper

2016-17

OffenderDate of OffenceAddressChargesSummaryDate of ConvictionPenaltyLegal Costs*Other Costs*Media Statements
Steven Hill 10/02/2016
22/02/2016
Forrestdale 2 x Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping)
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Dumped green garden waste and household waste without authority (x2) 30/06/2017 $1,000 $1,250 None Cameras nab return dumper
Iain Mintern 6/04/2016 Malaga Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping)
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Dumped household waste without authority 14/06/2017 $10,000 Clean up cost of $685.28 and court costs of $742.50 None Tell-tale paperwork at scene foils illegal dumper
Nathan Green 4 instances December 2015 - September 2016 Jandabup 4 x Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping).
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
  5/05/2017 $3,000 $328 None Calendar bush dump costs man date in court
Jacek Kotnowski 31/7/14
19/3/15
19/3/15
28/3/15
1/4/15
Perth 5 x Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping)
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Dumped property refurbishment waste without authority (x4) 4/04/2017 $10,000 x 4 =$40,000 Clean-up costs of $1,114 and court costs of $1,515 None Serial dumper fined $40,000
Chichester Metals Pty Ltd 15/05/15 Cloudbreak Iron Ore Mine Mulga Downs Environmental harm
s 50B(2) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Unauthorised discharge of 2.5–3.6 million litres of hypersaline water to vegetation. 3/04/2017 $25,000   None FMG -owned company fined over hypersaline spill
Daniel Shelbourne 13/06/2016 Camillo Unauthorised discharge of waste (Illegal Dumping)
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Dumped building and household waste without authority at Camillo. 10/02/2017 $500 $742.50 None  
BHP Nickel West Pty Ltd 05/12/2015 Nickel West Kambalda Nickel Concentrator Breach Licence Condition
s 58(1) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Failed to maintain a 300mm freeboard at its return water dam. Modified Penalty Notice paid on 03/01/2017 $12,500 None None  
Avoca Mining Pty Ltd
Higginsville Gold Mine
14/02/2016 Higginsville Gold Mine, Higginsville Environmental Harm
s 50B(2) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Hypersaline water was released into the environment. Modified Penalty Notice paid on 19/12/2016 $25,000 None None  
Barry Bradley 18/03/2016 Nowergup Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Construction and Demolition waste dumped in State Forest. 02/12/2016 $7,500 $742.50 None Hidden cameras result in fine
SAWA Pty Ltd Between 25/08/2008 - 12/08/2012   Halls Creek Unauthorised clearing of native vegetation;
s 51C Environmental Protection Act 1986
Unauthorised clearing of 826 hectares of native vegetation. 23/08/2016 $40,000 $6,596.20 None  

2015-16

OffenderDate of OffenceAddressChargesSummaryDate of ConvictionPenaltyLegal Costs*Other Costs*Media Statements
Mincor Resources NL 24/03/2015 Miitel Mine Site
Widgiemooltha WA 6443
Environmental Harm;
s 50B(2) Environmental Protection Act 1986
30,000 litres of hypersaline water discharged into nearby native vegetation. 21/04/2016  $25,000 None None Mining company fined for hypersaline discharges
Mincor Resources NL 29/04/2015 Miitel Mine Site
Widgiemooltha WA 6443
Environmental Harm;
s 50B(2) Environmental Protection Act 1986
20,000 litres of hypersaline water discharged into the environment. 21/04/2016 $25,000 None None Mining company fined for hypersaline discharges
South Metropolitan Regional Council 22/03/2012 Canning Vale WA 6155 Unreasonable emission;
s 49(5) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Unreasonable odours emitted into the environment from the premises. 20/04/2016 $50,000 $130,000
99ZA order to publicise conviction
None Waste facility fined for unreasonable odours
Tragen Pty Ltd Between 5/09/2010 - 29/10/2012 South Yilgarn WA 6426 Unauthorised Clearing of Native Vegetation;
s 51(C) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Approximately 57.3 hectares of native vegetation cleared without a clearing permit. 19/04/2016 $9,000  $1,112 None  
Cliffs Asia Pacific Iron Ore Pty Ltd 5/01/2015 Cliffs Asia Pacific Iron Ore Pty Ltd Mine Site
Koolyanobbing WA 6427
Environmental Harm;
s 50B(2) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Approximately 288,000 litres of hypersaline water discharged into the environment. 16/04/2016 $25,000 None None Company fined for hypersaline discharge
Abe Kevin Thornton 18/09/2015 and 01/10/2015 Bedfordale WA 6112 2 x Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Household waste dumped in bushland. 8/03/2016 $5,000 $278 $2,402.40 (clean-up)  
Donald Maxwell Daniels Between 11/04/2015
- 15/04/2015
Leonora WA 6438 Burn Schedule 2 material to cause of allow visible smoke;
Regulation 4(1) Environmental Protection (Unauthorised Discharges) Regulations 2004
Visible smoke discharged into the environment. 8/03/2016 $750 $250 None  
Coogee Chemicals Pty Ltd 19/08/2015 Kwinana Beach WA 6167 Environmental Harm;
s 50B(2) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Approximately 126,000 litres of diesel discharged into the environment. 2/03/2016 $25,000 None None Coogee Chemicals fined for diesel spill
Ronald Patrick Wimbridge 19/06/2015 West Swan WA 6055 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Building waste dumped onto vacant land. 1/03/2016 $5,000 $469.30 None Rivervale man guilty of dumping construction waste
Heyden Charles McKenzie Estimated between 01/04/2013 - 5/08/2013 Paraburdoo WA 6754 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Up to 700 used tyres dumped onto vacant land. 9/02/2016 $1,000 $478.70 $8,831 (clean-up) Tom Price man guilty of dumping up to 700 used tyres
Samuel Michael Gossage 3/06/2015 Canning Mills WA 6111 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Fencing containing asbestos dumped in bushland. 19/01/2016 $10,000 $660.30 $1,284.80 (clean-up) Thornlie man fined $10,000 for illegal dumping
Luke James Chambers Between
01/11/2015
- 03/11/2015
Coolgardie WA 6429  Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Used truck tyres dumped in bushland. 14/01/2016 $2,000 $278.70 None  
Bruce Richmond MacPherson Between 01/05/2014 - 30/09/2014 Kookynie WA 6431  Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Between 128,000 and 144,000 litres of hypersaline water dumped into a creek system. 16/11/2015 $4,000 $278.70 None  
Paul William Burge 31/10/2014 Cowaramup WA 6284 Burn Schedule 2 material to cause or allow visible smoke
Regulation 4(1) Environmental Protection (Unauthorised Discharges) Regulations 2004
Visible smoke discharged into the environment. 16/11/2015 $2,000 $278 None  
Spent Conviction - cannot identify (the convicted 1) Between 1/01/2014 -29/01/2014 Kanowna WA 6431 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Approximately 2.5 tonnes of waste dumped onto a mining tenement. 22/10/2015 $2,500 $278.70 None  
Spent Conviction - cannot identify (the convicted 2) Between 1/01/2015 -29/01/2014 Kanowna  WA  6431 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Approximately 2.5 tonnes of waste dumped onto a mining tenement. 22/10/2015 $2,500 $278.70 None  
JPML Pty Ltd Between 26/09/2014 - 31/12/2014 Roebuck WA 6725 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Rubbish dumped. 1/10/2015 $12,500 None None  
Spent Conviction - cannot identify 11/12/2014 Yallingup WA 6282 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Concrete slurry dumped in bushland. 30/09/2015 $1,500 $556 None  
Spent Conviction - cannot identify 2/12/2014 Leeming WA 6149 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Demolition waste dumped onto the front yard and driveway of a property. 25/09/2015 $3,000 $278 $989.45 (clean up)  
Polaris Metals Pty Ltd Between 16/08/2013 - 20/09/2013 Carina Iron Ore Mine
Koolyanobbing  WA  6427
Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Hypersaline water dumped onto land owned by the Department of Treasury and Finance. 26/08/2015 $12,500 None None  
Polaris Metals Pty Ltd Between 16/08/2013 - 20/09/2013 Carina Iron Ore Mine
Koolyanobbing WA 6427
Alter method of operation causing emission;
 s 53(1)(a) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Hypersaline water discharged onto a waste rock dump at mine site causing an emission. 26/08/2015 $10,000 None None  
 Travis Ian Petricevich Between 12/05/2013 and 27/03/2014 Pinjar WA 6078 6 x Dumping waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Demolition waste dumped in bushland. 18/08/2015 $24,000 $4,039 $1,656.90 (s 99Y order) Balga man fined $24,000 for illegal dumping
Spent Conviction - cannot identify 2/12/2014 Leeming WA 6149 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Demolition waste dumped onto the front yard and driveway of a property. 14/08/2015 $3,500 $278 $989.45 (clean up)  
AngloGold Ashanti Australia Limited Between 5/09/2013
- 6/09/2013
Tropicana Gold Mine
Great Victoria Desert (Western Side)
Environmental Harm;
s 50B(2) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Diesel released into the environment. 31/07/2015 $50,000 None None  
Spent Conviction - cannot identify 4/08/2014 Rockingham WA 6168 Causing a premises to become prescribed without approval;
s 52 Environmental Protection Act 1986
Two tanks storing liquid waste were placed at the location, causing the premises to become an unlicenced prescribed pemises. 21/07/2015 $2,500 None $1,673.10 (laboratory costs)  
Daromi Pty Ltd 29/07/2014 Rockingham WA 6168 Unauthorised Discharge;
Regulation 3(1) Environmental Protection (Unauthorised Discharges) Regulations 2004
Soil confirmed as contaminated with diesel, motor oil and kerosene. 21/07/2015 $4,000 $556 None  

2014-15

OffenderDate of OffenceAddressChargesSummaryDate of ConvictionPenaltyLegal Costs*Other Costs*Media Statements
Adrian Nicholas Weir Estimated 17/03/2014 Middle Swan WA 6056 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Demolition waste dumped on a vacant residential block. 16/02/2015  $7,500  $328.70 None Man convicted of illegal dumping in Middle Swan
Shark Lake Food Group Pty Ltd Between 13/08/2013- 05/09/2013 Myrup WA 6450 18 x Dumping;
s 49A Environmental Protection Act 1986, or
Unauthorised discharge;
Regulation 3(1) Environmental Protection (Unauthorised Discharge) Regulations 2004
Animal blood waste dumped onto the ground. 13/01/2015  $10,000 $328.70 None  
Anthony David Radich  25/04/2012 Pearsall WA 6065 Pollution;
s 49(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Pollution caused by contaminating the air with a pesticide, metham sodium, from a market garden. 20/10/2014 $15,000 $900 None Market gardener fined $15,000 for pesticide pollution 
Spent Conviction - cannot identify 11/03/2014 Canning Mills WA 6111 Dumping Waste;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Buidling materials dumped in bushland. 3/10/2014 $12,500 $250 $181.50 (KABC analytical)
$1,277.10 (clean up)
Court fines illegal dumper $12,500
Brownes Foods Operations Pty Ltd Between 27/11/2011- 16/12/2011 Brunswick Junction WA 6224 Pollution;
s 49(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986 and
Serious environmental harm;
s 50A(2) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Between 70,000 and 140,000 litres of unprocessed milk discharged into a storm water drainage system. 28/07/2014  $10,000 $4,134.70  None Brownes fined for causing milk pollution in river

2013-14

OffenderDate of OffenceAddressChargesSummaryDate of ConvictionPenaltyLegal Costs*Other Costs*Media Statements
Bradley Peter McLeod Clark  12/01/2013 Canning Mills WA 6111; and
Hacketts Gully WA 6076
Dumping Waste x 2;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Household waste dumped at two locations. 9/05/2014 $3,000 $278 None  
Scott Lloyd Douglas Olsen  12/01/2013 Canning Mills WA 6111; and
Hacketts Gully WA 6076
Dumping Waste x 2;
s 49A(3) Environmental Protection Act 1986
Household waste dumped at two locations. 9/05/2014 $3,000 $278 None  
Boral Resources (WA) Ltd Between 8/10/2008 - 27/12/2008 Morangup WA 6083 Unauthorised Clearing of Native Vegetation
s 51C Environmental Protection Act 1986
Approximately 7.19 hecatres of native vegetation cleared without a clearing permit. 24/03/2014 $12,000 $328.70 None  

* Costs incurred by offender

Littering