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.


SACAT System Outage

From 3pm Friday 30th October to 3pm Saturday 31st October, SACAT will be undertaking a system upgrade.

During this time, applications will not be able to be created or submitted to SACAT.

Further information on the system upgrade can be found on Changes coming to SACAT Online Services of the online services page - http://www.sacat.sa.gov.au/bringing-a-case/applying/online-services.

If your application relates to a guardianship and administration or consent to medical treatment matter and you seek an urgent hearing on the afternoon of Friday 30 October, you should email SACAT directly at sacat@sacat.sa.gov.au with the subject line: “Urgent Hearing Sought”, and in the content of your email provide a summary of the reasons you need an urgent hearing and attach a medical report. Registry will then contact you for further information. This arrangement is only in place until 4:30pm on Friday 30 October 2020.


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