Outside SAT's scope
Some of the matters that are not handled by SAT are listed here.
Consumer and fair trading complaints - contact the Department of Commerce.
Criminal Injuries - contact the Office of Criminal injuries Compensation Office of Criminal Injuries Compensation (justice.wa.gov.au)
Discrimination complaints - contact the Equal Opportunity Commission Equal Opportunity Commission (www.wa.gov.au)
Environmental Protection Act 1986 appeals - contact the Office of the Appeals Convenor Office of the Appeals Convenor - Home
Industrial relations, employment practices, worker's compensation, common law entitlements - contact the Department of Commerce.
Mental health reviews - contact the Mental Health Tribunal. (Appeals against the decisions of the MHT come to SAT.)
Racing penalties - contact the Racing, gaming and liquor Racing, gaming and liquor | DLGSC
Residential tenancy disputes - contact the Department of Commerce for information on or the Magistrates Court website to lodge an application.
Town planning, building approvals and other local government approvals - contact the relevant WALGA - WA Online Local Government Directory | WALGA (SAT deals with appeals arising from these types of decisions.)
Vocational complaints - complaints are dealt with by the relevant vocational board that may refer a matter to SAT if there are proper grounds for doing so. See Vocational Regulation.
Vocational matters - for matters relating to prison officers, emergency services personnel and auctioneers - contact the relevant Government department.
Last updated: 22 August 2023
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