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Under the Agriculture Chemicals Distribution Control Act 1966 decisions made by the Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control Board about pilot chemical rating and commercial operator licences.

Under the Agriculture Chemicals Distribution Control Regulation 1998 decisions made by the Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control Board and standard officers about licences and distribution permits.

Under the Agricultural Standards Act 1994 decisions about agricultural standards, labelling, licensing and prohibited materials.

Animal care

Under the Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 decisions about registration, using an animal for scientific purposes, disclosure exemption applications and giving an animal welfare direction. 

Anti-discrimination matters

Under the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 decisions where the person who made the original complaint has lost interest in continuing with the complaint. 

QCAT also decides a range of anti-discrimination matters including complaints of alleged sexual harassment and discrimination, granting exemptions and providing opinions on anti-discrimination matters.


Under the Apiaries Regulation 1998 decisions about certificates, directions and refusing permission to move an appliance, bee, bee product or hive.


Under the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 decisions made about the incorporation of assocations.

Descriptions of QCAT's jurisdiction on this website are general information only. They do not definitively describe the types of applications on which QCAT can make decisions. The relevant legislation determines QCAT's jurisdiction. If you are unsure about your legal rights, you should seek legal advice. Your individual circumstances should guide any actions taken to resolve your dispute.

Last reviewed
9 November 2011
Last updated
27 March 2012

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