Reviews of Government decisions

Decisions that SACAT can review

SACAT is able to conduct reviews of certain decisions in the following areas:

Area Description of decisions SACAT may review
Community Housing - tenants

Decisions of community housing providers, housing cooperatives and housing associations.

Community Housing Providers (National Law) (South Australia) Act 2013.

Community housing - providers

Decisions of the Registrar under the National Law, the Minister or Housing SA.

Community Housing Providers (National Law) (South Australia) Act 2013.


Decisions of the Registrar of Firearms under the including firearms licenses, permits, registrations and prohibition orders under the Firearms Act 2015 

Freedom of information

Determinations made under the Freedom of Information Act 1991.

Housing & construction grants

Decisions by the Treasurer or an objection to a grant relating to first home owner grants, housing construction grants and seniors housing grants under the First Home and Housing Construction Grants Act 2000.

Housing improvment branch 

Reviews of orders made by the Housing Improvement Branch under the Housing Improvement Act 2016.

Land valuation

Decisions under the Local Government Act or Valuation of Land Act.


Decision in relation to the registration of lobbyists under the Lobbyists Act 2015.

Poppy cultivation

Decisions relating to the issue or holding of a poppy cultivation licence or poppy processing licence under the Controlled Substances Act 1984.

Public housing

Decisions of Housing SA - public housing.


Decisions made by the Registrar-General under the Real Property Act 1886.

Required documentation

If you wish to review a government decision, please scan and upload a copy of the decision you wish to have reviewed and provide this with your application.