This information is useful for legal practitioners - see Preparing for a hearing for general advice.
In any SACAT matter, the Tribunal will be operating under at least two pieces of legislation -
- the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 2013
- the other Act relevant to the application (e.g., the Residential Tenancies Act 1995).
See our jurisdiction list for more details.
Making an application
SACAT is a digital tribunal - this means all applications are made online through our website.
You can register for an account to keep track of your applications or apply as a guest for one-off applications.
Accompanying documentation can be uploaded with your application or sent by email at email@example.com using the lodgement number or SACAT reference number.
Affidavit Affidavit of Service Amended Grounds of Review Interlocutory Application Notice of Acting and Address for Service Notice of Withdrawal of Proceedings Outline of Argument Response Section 35 Statement of Reasons and Book of Documents
Representing a party
Most parties who appear in SACAT are unrepresented.
Whether a party has a right to representation will depend on their rights under both the SACAT Act and the relevant conferring legislation.
To determine if your client has a right to be represented - or if an application will need to be made - see: