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About QCAT

Residential tenancy disputes

Our vision

Fair and just outcomes

Our mission

To actively resolve disputes in a way that is fair, just, accessible, quick and inexpensive.

What we do

QCAT is an independent tribunal. We resolve disputes and make and review decisions about: 

From 1 December 2009 QCAT combined 18 tribunals and 23 jurisdictions into one tribunal.

Organisational structure

QCAT is part of the justice services division of the Department of Justice and Attorney-General. The Minister responsible for QCAT is the Honourable Yvette D'Ath, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and the Minister for Training and Skills.

QCAT is led by the President and the Deputy President. The tribunal is made up by members, adjudicators and the registry.

The registry is the administrative section of QCAT.

Our strategic plan

Our strategic plan outlines four strategic priorities to achieve our vision for fair and just outcomes:

  • engaging with the community
  • service delivery
  • effective dispute resolution
  • managing the tribunal.

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Last reviewed
7 October 2016
Last updated
7 October 2016

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