Table W – Equal opportunity cases

Table W – Equal opportunity cases

Lump sum fees are payable for matters before the Equal Opportunity Commission and Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Separate appearance fees are provided at mediation state and final hearing. A discrete grant of assistance is required for each stage.

These fees are effective from 1 January 2019. For fees payable prior to this see Archived versions of the Handbook.

Service/proceeding Fee payable
Conciliation at Equal Opportunity Commission, including:
  • taking instructions
  • reading any material
  • representing client at conciliation.
$1042

VCAT up to and including mediation

Instructions, all perusals, attendances and correspondence and attending mediation – preparation

$743

VCAT up to and including mediation

Instructions, all perusals, attendances and correspondence and attending mediation – appearance at mediation

$794

Final hearing at VCAT

Preparation for hearing, including interviewing and arranging witnesses.

$743
Appearance at final hearing (daily fee) $1413

Practitioners can claim these fees using ATLAS or submitting a tax invoice.