About State Administrative Tribunal
The State Administrative Tribunal is an independent statutory body established under the State Administrative Tribunal Act 2004. The Tribunal makes and reviews a range of administrative decisions. Individuals, businesses, public officials and vocational bodies can bring applications before the Tribunal under 160 enabling acts in the following areas:
- Human rights
- Decisions that affect vulnerable people in the community, relating to guardianship, administration, mental health, adoption, children and equal opportunity.
- Development and resources
- Decisions on matters regarding planning, development, land and water resources.
- Vocational regulation
- Decisions for a wide range of professional and vocational occupations including the determination of questions regarding serious misconduct.
- Commercial and civil
- Decisions for a wide range of jurisdictions including strata title and retirement village disputes, commercial tenancy, building disputes, credit and other commercial matters.
The State Administrative Tribunal is not a court and as such, the strict rules of evidence may not apply.