New Appointment to Environmental Protection Authority

  • Jane Bennett appointed to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)
  • Ms Bennett to serve three-year term

Jane Bennett has been appointed to a three-year term with the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).

Ms Bennett joins Deputy Chair Lee McIntosh and Fiona Haslam McKenzie, Darren Walsh, and Hamish Beck on the independent authority's board.

EPA members are appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of the Environment Minister.

Ms Bennett is the Owner and Managing Director of CLE Town Planning + Design.

She currently sits on the board of WA Planning Commission and Development WA and is also an Urban Development Institute of Australia Councillor.

As stated by Environment Minister Reece Whitby:

"Jane Bennett's experience delivering major urban development projects, planning policy and legislative reform will further strengthen the EPA's commitment to the long-term protection of the Western Australian environment.

"We are currently implementing the most crucial environmental assessment reforms this State has ever seen, and Ms Bennett's expertise will be a valuable part of this process."

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