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 link if you want to apply for a review of a decision made by an officer of the Department of Human Services (Centrelink) that has been reviewed internally, usually by an Authorised Review Officer. This includes decisions about social security payments, family assistance payments, paid parental leave and student assistance payments

General Division

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.

Child Support decisions

Social Services & Child Support Division

Use this link if you want to apply for a review of a decision made by an officer of the Department of Human Services (Child Support) that has been reviewed internally, usually by a Child Support Objections Officer.

General Division

Use this link if you want to apply for a review of any of the following types of decisions:

  • a decision made by an officer of the Department of Human Services (Child Support) about a departure prohibition order or departure authorisation certificate

  • a decision made by the Social Services & Child Support Division of the AAT:

    • to refuse you an extension of time to apply for a review of a child support decision

    • about a party's percentage of care for a child.

Migration and Refugee decisions

Migration & Refugee Division

Use this link if you want 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
  • relating to approval and cancellation of sponsorship and nomination

except for the decisions listed on the right.

General Division

Use this link if you want to apply for a review of any of the following types of decisions 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.

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):