The Office of the Public Advocate is moving. From Tuesday 23 April 2019 they will be located at:​


Level 8, Chesser House,95 Grenfell Street, Adelaide



Travelling to SACAT

For information about parking, public transport and accessibility, visit the our facilities page.



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SACAT's expanding jurisdictions 

From 1 April 2019, SACAT will have review jurisdiction under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure (Accredited Professionals) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations).

This will enable reviews of certain decisions made by the Chief Executive of the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure in relation to the accreditation of planning and building professionals.

Under the Regulations, SACAT will have jurisdiction to review decisions of the Chief Executive to:

  • refuse to grant an accreditation
  • impose a condition on an accreditation
  • vary a condition of an accreditation
  • refuse an application to vary a condition of an accreditation
  • refuse to continue an accreditation
  • alter the accreditation of an accredited professional to a lower level of accreditation
  • cancel or suspend an accreditation.

Applications of this kind will be handled by SACAT’s Administrative & Disciplinary Stream. For further information click here.


UPDATE - NEW jurisdiction under the Land Agents Act 1994 – property managers

From 1 February 2019, SACAT was conferred further jurisdiction under the Land Agents Act 1994.

The new jurisdiction primarily involves registration decisions and disciplinary action in relation to property managers employed by registered land agents.

SACAT is now be able to review additional decisions of the Commissioner for Consumer Affairs, being:

  • refusals to register a person as a property manager;
  • cancellation, suspension or imposition of conditions on registration of a property manager; and
  • immediate suspension or imposition of conditions on registration in urgent circumstances where the agent, sales representative, auctioneer or property manager has engaged, or is engaging, in conduct that constitutes grounds for disciplinary action.

SACAT will also be able to receive and determine disciplinary actions against property managers.


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