VCAT jurisdiction over interstate residents

August 25, 2021

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Some readers may recall a post that Callum Dawlings and I wrote a few years ago about problems with VCAT’s jurisdiction over interstate residents: see https://samhopperbarrister.com/2018/04/27/vcat-jurisdiction-over-interstate-residents/

This issue has now been addressed by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal and Other Acts Amendment (Federal Jurisdiction and Other Matters) Act 2021 (Vic).

My colleague Brett Harding (see https://www.vicbar.com.au/profile/8358) recently wrote a paper about the new legislation, that I have attached below:

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