You can apply online for a review of any type of decision that the AAT can review. The online form you must use varies depending on the type of decision you want reviewed. This page has information about the types of decisions we review with links to the right online form.

If you want more information or assistance about how to make an online application, call us 1800 228 333.


Centrelink decisions

Social Services & Child Support Division

Use this linkto apply for a review of a Centrelink decision, including decisions about:

  • social security payments
  • family assistance payments,
  • paid parental leave, or
  • student assistance payments

 

You can't normally appeal a decision to the AAT unless it has been reviewed by an Authorised Review Officer.

General Division

Have you already had your Centrelink decision reviewed by the AAT? Use this link if you want to apply for a review of a decision made by the AAT’s Social Services & Child Support Division about a Centrelink decision.

 

You can’t apply for a second review using this link unless the AAT’s Social Services & Child Support Division has already reviewed the decision. If you are applying to the AAT for the first time, use the link on the left.

Child Support decisions

Social Services & Child Support Division

Use this linkto apply for a review of a child support decision unless it is a decision listed on the right.

 

You can't normally appeal a decision to the AAT unless it has been reviewed by a Child Support Objections Officer.

General Division

Use this link to apply for a review of a child support decision about a departure prohibition order or departure authorisation certificate.

You can also use this link if you want to apply for a second review of one of the following types of decisions made by the AAT’s Social Services & Child Support Division:

  • to refuse you an extension of time to apply for a review of a child support decision
  • a decision about the percentage of care for a child.

 

You can’t apply for a second review unless the AAT’s Social Services & Child Support Division has already reviewed the decision. If you are applying to the AAT for the first time, use the link on the left.

Migration and Refugee decisions

Migration & Refugee Division

Use this link to apply for a review of a decision made by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection under the Migration Act 1958:

  • to refuse or cancel a visa
  • in relation to approval or cancellation of sponsorship or nomination

except for the decisions listed on the right.

 

This is the link to use to apply for most decisions about a visa.

General Division

Use this link to apply for a review of one of the following types of decision made by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection under the Migration Act 1958:

  • to cancel a business visa under section 134
  • to refuse or cancel a visa based on character grounds (including under sections 5H(2), 36(1C), 36(2C) and 501
  • to not revoke a mandatory visa cancellation under section 501CA.

 

You can only use this link to apply for a review of the specific decisions listed above. Use the link on the left to apply for a review of any other type of decision about a visa.

Other types of decisions

Use this link to apply online for a review of any other types of decisions not listed above,  including (but not limited to):