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.​

Equal Opportunity

From 2 September 2019, the Tribunal will have jurisdiction under the Equal Opportunity Act (EO Act) 1984 to determine complaints referred by the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, make orders exempting persons or organisations from a part of the EO Act, and to review a decision of the Commissioner for Equal Opportunity to refuse to extend the time to lodge a complaint. Read more here.


Health Practitioners Regulation

From 9 August 2019, SACAT will have a disciplinary jurisdiction under the Health Practitioners Regulation National Law (South Australia) Act 2010. This will allow SACAT to receive and determine disciplinary actions against health practitioners. Read more here


Form upgrade

SACAT changed its online form platform from the 1 July 2019. The new forms provide the same functionality but have a different look and feel. Registered users having difficulty accessing their account may need to reset their password following the instructions here




Consultation regarding SACAT Rules

In light of the Statutes Amendment (SACAT) Bill 2019 recently passed by parliament and currently awaiting assent SACAT is amending its rules in anticipation of the conferral of the jurisdictions under the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (South Australia) Act 2010. SACAT is seeking feedback on the proposed amendments by close of business Wednesday, 7 August 2019. Click here to see a copy of the proposed amendments and a consolidated draft of the rules.

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