Access to documents for renting cases

Read this guide for information on who can access documents in a residential tenancies case.

Accessibility Action Plan

This is the first Accessibility Action Plan for the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). It sets out how we will assist people with disability An impairment or combination of impairments – physical, neurological, or acquired brain injury. To be defined as a disability, the impairment would be permanent, result in significantly reduced capacity to communicate, move around or manage day-to-day activities and require ongoing support. to gain better access to the tribunal, and provide a supportive and inclusive workplace. 

Account by administrator

Use this online form to lodge your annual account by administrator A person who makes financial and legal decisions on behalf of someone with a disability. (ABA).

Lodge ABA application

Account by Administrator frequently asked questions

This summary of frequently asked questions (FAQs) will assist VCAT appointed administrators to prepare and lodge the annual online Account by Administrator A person who makes financial and legal decisions on behalf of someone with a disability. (ABA).

Adjournment application form

A change to the date of a directions hearing A directions hearing is a hearing where a VCAT member decides how a case should be managed and how much time it will take. , mediation Mediations are confidential meetings where parties discuss ways to resolve their dispute, with the help of an impartial mediator. , compulsory conference Compulsory conferences are confidential meetings where parties discuss ways to resolve their dispute with the help of a VCAT member. or hearing The time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. is called an adjournment A change to the date of a directions hearing, mediation, compulsory conference or hearing is called an adjournment. . Use this form if you want to ask VCAT to change the date of your hearing.

Adjournment application: Request for consent to an adjournment

Use this form to seek consent to an adjournment A change to the date of a directions hearing, mediation, compulsory conference or hearing is called an adjournment. from all parties.

Administrators - Lodging additional ABA supporting documents online

This fact sheet outlines how administrators can submit additional supporting documents online for an Account by Administrator A person who makes financial and legal decisions on behalf of someone with a disability. (ABA).

Affidavit in support of enforcement of a monetary order

Use this affidavit A 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'. if you want a Court to enforce a VCAT monetary order.

Affidavit proforma

Use this template to create an affidavit

Alternative procedure affidavit - section 335 of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997

Use this affidavit A 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'. template for a possession order where the tenant owes at least 14 days’ rent to the landlord.