SACAT can review certain decisions made under the Environment Protection Act 1993 and the Environment Protection Regulations 2009.

Types of decisions SACAT can review

SACAT can review the following decisions made by the Environmental Protection Authority in relation to site contamination auditors:

  • refusing to grant an application for accreditation or renewal of accreditation
  • determining the term of the accreditation
  • imposing or varying a condition of accreditation or determining a matter in relation to such a condition
  • suspending or cancelling accreditation or imposing a disqualification.

Applying for a review

Generally, an application for review of a decision must be lodged within 1 month after the decision is made, or you receive a written statement of reasons.

Before applying to SACAT for a review of a decision by Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development you must:

  • have a copy of the decision which you want to challenge – you should include this with your application
  • ensure you are ready to pay the required fee for making an application.

1. Start an online application

2. In the keyword field in Step 2 type the word ‘Environment’ as shown below and then scroll down to select the correct application type.

3. Attach a copy of the decision you are seeking to review. You can do this by either:

  • uploading a copy of the decision with your online application
  • emailing the decision to us at
  • post the decision to us at GPO Box 2361 Adelaide SA 5001.

You will need to quote your tracking code or file number when sending any correspondence to SACAT.

There is a filing fee applicable for this type of application.

Payment can be made online by credit card at the time of completing the online form, or by using one of the other options outlined in the payment section of the application form.

Current fees and information about payment methods and fee waiver options

I need more help

If you have further questions call SACAT on 1800 723 767 (menu option 4 then option 5 - for reviews of government decisions).

A staff member from SACAT can also help you complete your application over the phone

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