Welcome to the AAT

The AAT provides a one-stop shop for the independent review of a wide range of decisions made by the Australian Government.  We can review decisions made under Commonwealth and Norfolk Island laws.  We aim to make our review process accessible, fair, just, economical, informal and quick.

What's new

Changes to AAT registry services at 83 Clarence Street, Sydney from 25 February 2016

From Thursday 25 February 2016, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) registry services at 83 Clarence Street, Sydney will move from level 11 to level 6.

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Longer Australia Post delivery times

When sending applications, submissions and evidence to the AAT by post, you should allow for longer mail delivery times. Australia Post regular mail delivery may take up to six days.

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Centrelink & Child Support

We review decisions made by officers of the Department of Human Services, including about social security payments, family assistance payments, child support, paid parental leave and student assistance payments.

Decisions which could be reviewed in the former Social Security Appeals Tribunal are now reviewed in our Social Services & Child Support Division.

Migration & Refugee

We review decisions made by officers of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection to refuse or cancel visas.  We can also review decisions relating to approval and cancellation of sponsorship and nomination.

Decisions which could be reviewed in the former Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal are now reviewed in our Migration & Refugee Division.

Other types of decisions

We review many other types of decisions made under Commonwealth laws, including decisions about Australian citizenship, Commonwealth workers' compensation, freedom of information, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, taxation and veterans' pensions.

These decisions are reviewed in one of our other Divisions.

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