Application in Relation to the Disability Act 2006 - Victoria

Service summary

VCAT hears and determines applications under the Disability Act 2006. Under that Act "disability" is defined as:

  • a sensory impairment (eg. blindness)
  • a physical impairment
  • a neurological impairment (eg. cerebral palsy)
  • an acquired brain injury (eg. stroke)

(or a combination of these) that:

  • is or is likely to be permanent
  • causes a substantially reduced capacity in at least one of the areas of
  • self-care
  • self-management
  • mobility
  • communication
  • requires significant ongoing or long term episodic support
  • is not related to ageing
  • intellectual disability
  • developmental delay.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Administering agency

Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Act(s) name

Disability Act 2006 (Victoria)

Contact details


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Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal

Operating address:
Ground Floor 55 King Street
Victoria 3000
Mailing address:
GPO BOX 5408
Melbourne, Victoria 3001


03 9628 9755


03 9628 9788


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