Preparing for a hearing in the Owners Corporations List

Use this guide if you are preparing for a hearingDefinitionThe time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. in the Owners Corporations ListDefinitionA List is an area in VCAT that deals with cases of a similar nature. For example, the Residential Tenancies List decides cases between tenants and landlords, and the Civil Claims List handles disputes about buying or selling goods and services. .

Process of having a determination made ‘on the papers’ - frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about having your Planning and Environment case determined 'on the papers'.

Renting and personal or family violence

Use this guide if you want to change your tenancyDefinitionThe agreement between a landlord and a tenant for the rental of a property. agreement because you have been (or are being) subjected to personal or family violence.

Responsibilities of guardians, administrators and supportive roles

Find out about the roles and responsibilities of guardians, administrators, supportive guardians and supportive administrators.

Sample affidavit in support of an interstate summons to appear

See an example of an affidavitDefinitionA written statement where the contents are sworn or affirmed to be true. Affidavits mu​st be signed in front of a witness who is an 'authorised person'. in support of a summonsDefinitionA formal document issued by the tribunal which says someone must appear at VCAT on the date stated in the document. that will be served outside Victoria

Sample directions order

This is an example of what a directions order made in the Human Rights List

Sample particulars of claim

Use this sample as a guide if a VCAT memberDefinitionA person who hears and decides cases at VCAT. Some members are specialists in particular areas of law. has directed you to provide 'Particulars of claim'

Short Cases List fact sheet

The Short Cases ListDefinitionA List is an area in VCAT that deals with cases of a similar nature. For example, the Residential Tenancies List decides cases between tenants and landlords, and the Civil Claims List handles disputes about buying or selling goods and services. deals with cases in the Planning and Environment Division that are suitable for hearingDefinitionThe time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. and determination within three hours.

Statutory declaration proforma

Use this form to complete a statutory declarationDefinitionA written statement that a person signs and declares to be true and correct before an authorised witness. if you need to provide one as part of your application.

Technology options at VCAT

View the range of hearingDefinitionThe time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. room technology options available at VCAT.