Use this form if you are concerned that a person named in your application may be a potential security risk at the hearing, and/or you are seeking to appear at the hearing via a remote witness facility.
This guide explains what you will need to do as an applicantThe person or organisation applying to VCAT. if the respondentThe party against whom orders or relief is sought by an applicant. lives interstate.
Use our summonsA formal document issued by the tribunal which says someone must appear at VCAT on the date stated in the document. to appear form to ask us to issue a summons for a person to attend a hearingThe time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. and give evidence or produce certain documents. You will need to pay a fee for us to issue the summons.
We will allow a partyA person or organisation directly involved in a VCAT case, including a person or organisation that has brought the case before VCAT or who is defending claims made against them. or witnesses to attend hearings by telephone in some circumstances.