When does a building dispute go to VCAT?

This fact sheet provides information about when a building dispute might go to VCAT.

2 October 2017

Generally, most disputes must first be taken to Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Victoria (DBDRV). If you have been through the DBDRV process and still haven’t reached a resolution, you may be able to take your dispute to VCAT.

This fact sheet covers:

  • when you can take your domestic building dispute to VCAT
  • What you should do if your builder or tradesperson has issued VCAT proceedings against you
  • The kinds of orders VCAT can make in domestic building disputes
Fact sheet: When does a building dispute go to VCAT?Download PDF (370 KB)

  This resource was last updated on 2 October 2017. This is legal information only and does not constitute legal advice. You should always contact a lawyer for advice specific to your situation. Please view our disclaimer for more information.

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