Use of photography or recording devices

It is an offence to take photographs or use recording devices in hearing rooms and NCAT premises.

Mobile phones in the hearing room

Mobile phones must not be used during a hearing and must be switched off. If you need to make a telephone call you will need to leave the hearing room.

Recording devices

Do not bring any cameras, video recorders or sound recording devices as they are not permitted in the hearing room and may be confiscated.

Reporters and media representatives

Reporters and representatives of the media should make their presence known to NCAT staff before entering a hearing room or at the beginning of the hearing.

Media is permitted to take notes during the hearing, provided it does not involve using a recording device to record or transmit sound or images. 

For more information, refer to  NCAT Policy 4: Access to, and Publication of, Information Derived from Proceedings in the Tribunal (PDF , 229.0 KB).

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