NCAT reviews conduct by a government agency where an applicant alleges that there has been:
NCAT can also hold an inquiry into a complaint about a private sector person but only if you have first complained to the Privacy Commissioner and a report has been prepared.
If you apply to NCAT, your name will not be used in any public document created by NCAT. That includes the daily hearing list and the published reasons for decision. Instead you will be referred to by some initials so that your privacy is maintained. For more information read the Procedural Direction on Anonymisation, Suppression and Publication [PDF, 41kB].
For more information about applying to the Tribunal for a review of conduct by a government agency, see Steps in a privacy matter.
If you want the Tribunal to hold an inquiry into a complaint about a private sector person, you should complete a General application form [PDF 58kB].
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998
Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002
NSW Information and Privacy Commission