This summary of frequently asked questions (FAQs) will assist VCAT appointed administrators to prepare and lodge the annual online Account by Administrator (ABA).
A change to the date of a directions hearingA directions hearing is a hearing where a VCAT member decides how a case should be managed and how much time it will take. , mediationMediations are confidential meetings where parties discuss ways to resolve their dispute, with the help of an impartial mediator. , compulsory conferenceCompulsory conferences are confidential meetings where parties discuss ways to resolve their dispute with the help of a VCAT member. or hearingThe time and place at which VCAT hears the parties argue their case and makes a decision. is called an adjournmentA 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.
Use this form to seek consent to an adjournmentA change to the date of a directions hearing, mediation, compulsory conference or hearing is called an adjournment. from all parties.
Use this form to make an affidavitA written statement where the contents are sworn or affirmed to be true. Affidavits must be signed in front of a witness who is an 'authorised person'. .
Use this for an existing application. Do not use this form to start a new application with VCAT.
Use this form if you want us to reduce or not charge (waive) fees for VCAT services relating to your case.
Use this form to apply for the appointment of an administrator and/or guardianA person who makes personal lifestyle decisions on behalf of someone with a disability, including decisions about their living arrangements, work arrangements, medical treatment and access to people and services. .Guardianship Hub