SACAT is a state tribunal that helps people 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.
On Thursday 22 February 2018, SACAT was conferred jurisdiction by the Statutes Amendment (SACAT No 2) Act 2017 under the following acts:
On Monday 26 February 2018, SACAT was conferred jurisdiction by the Children and Young People (Safety) Act 2017.
Under these changes, SACAT can review decisions made by different decision-makers.
Further jurisdictions under the No 2 Act will be conferred on SACAT at a later stage.