QCAT Disciplinary Hearings 2018-06-28T14:57:17+00:00

QCAT Disciplinary Hearings

QCAT holds disciplinary hearings in a number of occupations including law, health, motor dealers, teachers, tattooists, racing personnel and vets. Should you be subject to disciplinary proceedings we recommend that you contact our office to discuss your matter.

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) was formed by the Queensland Government to deal with matters in a way that is accessible, fair, just, economical, informal and quick. It was also formed it take the strain off the Queensland Courts.

QCAT deals with matters with a value of under $25,000.00.

As a general rule, parties to a QCAT dispute are encouraged to self-represent. However, parties may be represented in certain circumstances or with leave of the tribunal. In determining whether leave should be granted for a party to be legally represented the tribunal may consider the following as circumstances supporting the giving of leave –

  • the party is a State agency;
  • the proceedingis likely to involve complex questions of fact or law;
  • another party to the proceeding is represented in the proceeding;
  • all of the parties have agreed to the party being represented in the proceeding.

QCAT holds disciplinary hearings in a number of occupations including law, health, motor dealers, teachers, tattooists, racing personnel and vets. Should you be subject to disciplinary proceedings we recommend that you contact our office to discuss your matter.

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