You can apply to NCAT to make certain decisions, review decisions or resolve a dispute.
NCAT deals with a wide range of everyday issues and disputes. These include resolving disputes about tenancy and building works, decisions about guardianship, and administrative review of government decisions
The application process can vary for different types of cases. Time limits may also apply. Select the case type that best describes your dispute or issue.
To start proceedings at NCAT you will need to complete an application form and lodge with the appropriate fee.
You will need to provide the following information on your application:
If your case is about an urgent issue, find out how to apply for an urgent hearing.
An application fee may be payable depending on your case type. A reduced concession fee is available for eligible persons. View our fees and charges.
Time limits may also apply. Check if time limits apply by reading the information for your type of case.
If you are applying against a business or company, you must provide the name of the individual or company that owns the business, the registered name and address, and their ABN or ACN. You will also need to provide NCAT with a business name or company extract.
If the other party in your case a permanent resident in another State, your application may be affected by federal jurisdiction.
08 Sep 2022
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