Due to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, QCAT is currently experiencing longer than average times to finalise matters.
Average time to finalise an application
Every matter is different. These figures provide an average only. Your matter may take more or less time to finalise depending on its complexity.
|Jurisdiction||Average time to finalise application*|
|Motor vehicle||28 weeks|
*Figures as at 5 May 2022.
Average time to hearing for minor civil disputes
Every matter is different. These figures provide an average time to hearing only. Depending on its complexity, your matter may take more or less time to be scheduled for a hearing.
|Minor civil dispute||Average time from application to hearing within**|
|Brisbane (259 Queen Street)||South East Queensland||Outside South East Queensland|
Residential tenancy - urgent
|3 weeks||3 weeks||3 weeks|
Residential tenancy – non-urgent
|13 weeks||4 weeks||4 weeks|
|11 weeks||5 weeks||7 weeks|
**Figures as at 9 May 2022.