How appeal works

If, after a dispute, either party is not satisfied with an expert decision, they can appeal the decision. Learn about the appeal process and how it works.

Two ways to submit an appeal

You can submit a notice of intent to appeal, or you can submit a full signed appeal. 

1. Submit a notice of intent to appeal

Along with a non-refundable deposit ($800 + GST) within 10 working days of the Expert's decision. This should be followed with the balance of the fees ($6,400 + GST) and the full appeal within a further 15 working days. The full appeal should be submitted with the details of the appeal and the balance of the fee without adding new evidence.

2. Submit a signed full appeal

And pay the full fee ($7,200 + GST). It should be sent within 10 working days of being advised of the Expert's decision. The document has a limit of 1000 words to explain your full reasons for appealing without adding new evidence. 

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