qcat

Australia's #1 for Law
Join 150,000 Australians every month. Ask a question, respond to a question and better understand the law today!
FREE - Join Now
The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) is statutory organisation responsible for reviewing administrative law decisions of some Government of Queensland departments and agencies, and also adjudicating some civil law disputes. The tribunal was established under the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act (2009)The Attorney-General of Queensland at the time of the tribunal's establishment was Kerry Shine.
Civil disputes in which the amount in dispute is more than $750,000 are heard by the Supreme Court of Queensland, while those in which the amount is $150,000 or less are heard by either the Magistrates Court or the QCAT.

View More On Wikipedia.org
  1. W

    QLD Are QCAT claims against business's covered by their insurance?

    I am helping a friend with several cases against a local Pest company and Builder for dodgy pre purchase inspections. This question is about the QCAT component we have lodged against the Builder who was not licenced to carry out a building inspection by QBCC. They investigated and fined him...
  2. C

    QLD QCAT Decision was made in my favour. I returned the product and got my refund

    Hi there, I was hoping someone out there could help me please. Back in December 2019 I bought an item online from a small shop. When I received the item it turned out to be not what it is. Needless to say they refused to refund my $6,000 that I paid for that item. Negotiations and the likes did...
  3. J

    QLD Paddleboard Lost During Transport - Is This a Debt Dispute?

    Hello all, I recently purchased a stand-up paddleboard from a guy in Adelaide. He had advertised the board through a website titled seabreeze.com.au where people sell used watercraft. We agreed on a price of $1100 AUD, which I paid to him via bank transfer and thus have copies of the...
  4. B

    QLD Orders to Make Payments on a Debt Not Being Complied?

    Hello, Background: I am the creditor in a very long debt battle where I am owed a significant amount of money from a deposit from work that was put down and the contractor then disappeared. I have been through qcat and got a judgement. This went unpaid and I filed it with the magistrates...
  5. J

    QLD Car Loan in Ex's Name - Separation?

    Hi. My ex-wife is making a Qcat claim towards me for 3k towards a car loan that is completely in her name. We have been separated and she still uses the car and its registered to her. I was never a guarantor. Also, I don't have a drivers licence and cannot drive. We are going through...
  6. T

    QLD Can I Sue the Bank Through QCAT?

    We have applied for a Construction home loan with Clickloans. We were informed that the bank approved for a Conditional. But after that the bank informed us that an Unconditional approval had been declined. It was so unreasonable for the reasons given, as all of them should be already verified...
  7. T

    QLD Long-term faulty aircon, property manager fighting against rent reduction

    I'm currently renting a townhouse in QLD and the ducted air conditioner has never worked properly, and I'd like to seek a rent reduction for the time it's been faulty. The property manager and owner have been notified but refuse to discuss a rent reduction until the issue has been resolved...
  8. S

    QLD Property Investment Trashed by Tenants - Ramifications of Revenge?

    Hello, My property investment has just been abandoned and totally trashed by tenants - the piles of rubbish and filth are huge, along with every item they have ever hoarded and didn’t want to move. Plus they owe me a small fortune in rent arrears. I do not have the physical or financial...
  9. Rebecca SCHAFFERIUS

    QLD Applying old legislation, but not the exemptions

    Good Afternoon Firstly, thank you for taking the time to read this information. To summarise: I am seeking any case law that pertains to changes in legislation whereby the government has made a decision based on old legislation, but not afforded a subject the other rights due in the same...
  10. B

    QLD Car Ownership Rights

    Good morning, I am wanting some advice on what to do on the following situation. My partners mum bought him a car 4-5 years ago as a gift, however they left the registration under her name because insurance etc. wasn't as expensive (he was only 18-19 at the time). A few months back they...