SACAT can review certain decisions made under the Essential Services Commission Act 2002.
Types of decisions SACAT can review
SACAT can review the following decisions made by the Essential Services Commission:
- making a price determination
- requiring a person to provide information to the Commission
- disclosing confidential information.
The decision must first have been considered by the Essential Services Commission before SACAT can review it.
Applying for a review
An application for review of a decision must be lodged within 10 working days after receiving notice of the decision.
Before applying to SACAT for a review of a decision by the Essential Services Commission, 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 type the word ‘Essential’ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.