Christmas and New Year 2020-21 holiday arrangements

Announcement - 14 December 2020

The following arrangements will apply at NCAT over the 2020-2021 Christmas and New Year holiday period.


The last hearing day in 2020 for all NCAT Divisions except for the Guardianship Division is Wednesday, 23 December 2020.

NCAT will begin to resume its usual listing/hearing arrangements as follows: 

  • Consumer and Commercial Division from Monday, 4 January 2021 
  • Guardianship Division from Monday, 4 January 2021. 
  • Administrative & Equal Opportunity Division and Occupational Division from Monday, 11 January 2021. 
  • Appeal Panel from Wednesday, 13 January 2021. 

Urgent hearings

The Guardianship Division is available to hear urgent applications over the holiday period. If you need to make an urgent application outside business hours or on a public holiday, please contact the Guardianship Division on 1300 006 228.

Other NCAT Divisions will hear urgent applications on business days over this period as required. 

Registry services

NCAT Registry services will be closed on 25, 28 and 29 December 2020 and 1 January 2021. 

Telephone enquiries

Telephone enquiries to 1300 006 228 will be available on all business days 9:00am to 4:30pm.

Registry counters

Please try to avoid attending NCAT in person to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19. Learn more about our arrangements during COVID-19.

Last updated:

21 Dec 2020

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.
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