What to do if you miss your VCAT tenancy hearing

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

15 November 2017

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
Fact Sheet: How to reopen an order at VCAT after missing a tenancy hearing Download PDF (164 KB)

This resource was published 15/11/2017. This is legal information only and does not constitute legal advice. You should always contact a lawyer for advice specific to your situation.


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