Welcome to SACAT 

the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

SACAT is a state tribunal that helps South Australians resolve issues within specific areas of law, either through agreement at a conference, conciliation or mediation, or through a decision of the Tribunal at hearing. SACAT also conducts reviews of Government decisions.​

Public health at SACAT: Coronavirus (COVID – 19)

We understand that current circumstances are creating challenges for all organisations. 

SACAT is carefully monitoring the official public health advice in order to provide a safe environment for all participants at SACAT.

Visit the Public Health at SACAT page for further Coronavirus information.

In response to COVID-19, SACAT has introduced temporary practice directions available here.

For information on COVID-19 impacts to housing matters please refer to the fact sheets on Residential Tenancies Act 1995 and FAQs Tenancies.

For information on COVID-19 impacts to guardianship matters please refer to the fact sheets on applications, advice and directions and reviews.


New SACAT Opening Times

SACAT’s opening times are changing. From 7 September 2020, SACAT’s registry will be open from 9:00am to 4:30pm on Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays.)

The 1800 723 767 free call telephone line will operate from 9:00am to 4:30pm on Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Applications can be filed 24 hours a day through our website at www.sacat.sa.gov.au and documents can be filed via email 24 hours a day by emailing sacat@sacat.sa.gov.au.

There is more information about contacting SACAT here.

You can provide your feedback here.


Travelling to SACAT?

Please see the SACAT facilities page for further information regarding accessibility. Here are some useful links on how to get to SACAT;

  • ​The CBD Accessibility Map (from Adelaide City Council) will assist in identifying appropriate services and parking  

  • ​The CBD Loading Zone Map (for immediate surrounds to 100 Pirie Street) will assist in identifying nearby drop off and pick up points for parties with mobility restrictions

  • ​The CBD Wayfinding Map (from Adelaide Metro) - will assist in identifying appropriate public transport options (i.e. bus stops, tram stops etc.) 

  • ​The CBD Public Transport Map (from Adelaide Metro) - will assisting in identifying specific bus numbers and where they collect / drop-off