Tribunal

State Administrative Tribunal

The State Administrative Tribunal hears a broad range of matters, from large planning and development disputes to safeguarding the rights of vulnerable members of the community in guardianship and administration matters.

The Tribunal uses less formal procedures than other jurisdictions and is designed to encourage self-represented litigants and to increase access to the justice system.

Outcomes 2015/16

The Tribunal received 8,102 applications in 2015/16, an increase of three per cent on 2014/15.

Key application trends included:

The Tribunal finalised 8,303 matters during 2015/16 compared to 8,176 for the previous year.

On 20 July 2015, the Tribunal began operations at new premises located at 565 Hay Street, Perth.

The building includes a new registry and administration area, 22 hearing rooms, mediation rooms, and a large conference room. Open and accessible spaces and the latest in audio-visual technology add to the versatility, flexibility and efficiency of Tribunal operations.

Last updated: 27-Sep-2016
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