A person can apply to NCAT for the administrative review of certain community services decisions made by a government or non-government agency. These include decisions about children services, authorised carers, adoption services and community welfare.
NCAT reviews community services decisions under section 28 of the Community Services (Complaints, Reviews and Monitoring Act 1993 and Regulations.
In most cases, you will receive a letter informing you of your right to have the decision reviewed by NCAT. Not all decisions made by an agency can be reviewed.
Learn more about the steps in an administrative review matter.
NCAT can review decisions made under the Children (Education and Care Services) National Law (NSW) including:
NCAT can review decisions made under the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 including:
NCAT can review certain decisions made under the Adoption Act 2000 (or Adoption Information Act 1990) including:
NCAT can review decisions under the Disability Inclusion Act 2014 about financial assistance to persons with disability.