What to do if you miss your VCAT tenancy hearing

This fact sheet will help you understand your next steps and arrange another hearing.

If you, or someone you know, missed a tenancy hearing at VCAT, you might be able to apply to have that order reheard. This is often called a review hearing or review application.

This fact sheet covers:

  • Getting a copy of the VCAT order
  • Preparing a review application
  • What if there is a warrant of possession?
  • Review hearings at VCAT
  • Seeking legal help
How to reopen an order at VCAT after missing a tenancy hearing Download PDF (164 KB)
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