Due to the COVID-19 situation QCAT has implemented a number of changes to apply to proceedings listed for the week of 23 to 27 March 2020.

The changes are:

  • Urgent Minor Civil Disputes will go ahead as listed
  • All non-urgent Minor Civil Disputes shall be adjourned to a date to be fixed
  • Minor Civil Dispute Mediations will continue, but by telephone only
  • All other Mediations will be adjourned to a date to be fixed
  • All Directions Hearings and Compulsory Conferences will be conducted by telephone
  • All Guardianship matters will continue but parties are strongly encouraged to attend by telephone
  • In all other hearings parties are encouraged to attend by telephone
  • Persons are not encouraged to appear in person at QCAT but if they do, they will be required to sign a statement advising that they are not exposed to COVID

Please see the below link outlining in detail the changes implemented by QCAT:-

https://www.qcat.qld.gov.au/about-qcat/covid-19

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