The Social Security Appeals Tribunal (SSAT) is an independent statutory body which reviews decisions made by officers of the Department of Human Services (Cth) under the social security law, family assistance law, child support scheme and some other statutes.
The Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) provides independent review of a wide range of administrative decisions made by the Australian Government and some non Government bodies. The AAT also reviews decisions of the Norfolk Island Government.
Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm (Registry Counter 9.00am – 4.30pm).
This is an administrative review tribunal that conducts hearings to determine whether it is necessary for a person, who has been placed on an involuntary order under the Mental Health Act 1986, to continue to be treated as an involuntary patient.
The tribunal is independent and is not connected to any hospital or other facility or organisation that provides mental health services.
The Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal is an independent statutory body set up under the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal Act 1993.
The objectives of the tribunal are to:
- promote the sustainable development of natural and physical resources and the maintenance of ecological processes and genetic diversity;
- provide the fair, orderly and sustainable use and development of air, land and water;
- encourage public involvement in resource management and planning;
- facilitate economic development in accordance with these objectives; and
- promote the sharing of responsibility for resource management and planning between the different spheres of Government, the community and industry in Tasmania.
Independent statutory body set up to resolve complaints about decisions of trustees in relation to superannuation policies. Complainants should first lodge Registration of Complaint Form available from the Tribunal.
The Commission is an independent tribunal established under the Industrial Relations Act 1984.
The Commission’s role is related only to the Tasmanian State Service and is to:
- Conciliate and arbitrate to resolve industrial disputes, including claims of unfair dismissal
- Fix wage rates
- Set terms and conditions of employment by making industrial awards and approving enterprise agreements and industrial agreements
- Review an action in respect of which an application for review has been made under section 50(1) of the State Service Act 2000.
The Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal is an independent statutory tribunal created under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, with a primary responsibility to determine all disputes relating to workers compensation in Tasmania.
The functions of the tribunal are:
- To determine all claims for compensation referred to it under the Act.
- To determine such other matters as are referred to it under the Act.
- To exercise the powers conferred and the duties imposed on it in the Act.
- To hear and determine any appeal referred to under the Workers (Occupational Diseases) Relief Fund Act 1954.