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Welcome to the Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal
NTCAT is the Northern Territory’s main forum for resolving smaller legal disputes, reconsidering government decisions and helping ensure that certain important human rights are respected.
Making an Application
NTCAT is much less formal than a court and aims to be user friendly. For this reason, there is one application form to commence most proceedings in NTCAT. Find out more about the application process
As of 1 July 2022 the NTCAT fees have changed.
NTCAT is going paperless, with a new Practice Direction relating to Electronic Case Files.
As of 3 December 2018, NTCAT has the power to award costs under section 132 of the Northern Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act.