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Posted on 09 Mar 2018
From 12 March 2018, new laws on medical treatment decisions will be introduced which expands VCAT’s role.
Posted on 22 Feb 2018
VCAT's new Accessibility Action Plan 2018-2022 sets out how we will assist people with a disability Definition A condition that restricts a person's physical or mental capacity to interact in their environment. Disability can be temporary, situational or permanent. to gain better access to VCAT.
Posted on 14 Feb 2018
From 22 Feb 2018, people in Barwon South West will have access to fast track mediation Definition Mediations are confidential meetings where parties discuss ways to resolve their dispute, with the help of an impartial mediator. and hearing Definition The time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. service for goods and services disputes under $5000.
Posted on 02 Feb 2018
People giving evidence and providing interpreter services can make a simpler promise to tell the truth at VCAT hearings, beginning Monday 12 February 2018.
Posted on 08 Dec 2017
To help people resolve goods and services disputes, we are offering an expanded mediation Definition Mediations are confidential meetings where parties discuss ways to resolve their dispute, with the help of an impartial mediator. service three days a week.
Posted on 05 Dec 2017
This afternoon Victorian Attorney-General Martin Pakula launched our new Strategic Plan: VCAT for the future 2018-2022.