State Administrative Tribunal

Structure of SAT

A Supreme Court judge is the President of SAT. The President is assisted by two deputy presidents, who are District Court judges, and a number of members who are experienced in relevant fields. See Key Personnel.

SAT falls under the portfolio of the State Attorney General. The Department of Attorney General's Court and Tribunal Services division is responsible for its administration, including the provision of an Executive Officer and support staff.

SAT Matters

SAT matters are dealt with by lists based on the legislation giving the Tribunal authority to hear the matter. Matters that can be brought to the Tribunal fall into four broad areas, which are:

Human Rights
Makes decisions that affect some of the most vulnerable people in our community in relation to guardianship, administration and discrimination, and reviews decisions of the Mental Health Review Board and Gender Reassignment Board.

Commercial & Civil
Deals with strata title disputes, retirement village disputes, commercial tenancy reviews, credit reviews, taxation decisions, Commissioner of State Revenue decisions and other commercial and personal matters.

Development & Resources
Reviews decisions made by Government regarding planning, development and resources, and hears matters relating to land valuation and compensation.

Vocational Regulation
Hears complaints concerning occupational misconduct and reviews decisions concerning vocational licensing.

SAT Structure

Last updated: 30-Sep-2016

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