Fees

In accordance with regulation 10 of the South Australian Employment Tribunal Regulations 2015, fees are payable to SAET in relation to certain proceedings.

What fees are payable?

Fees are payable in proceedings under Fees that are payable
The Dust Diseases Act 2005 District Court (Civil Jurisdiction) fees apply as if these proceedings were undertaken in the District Court.

For the full set of up-to-date fees, please refer to the District Court Fees Regulations 2004 or the District Court website.

Section 10 of the Fair Work Act 1994 ie Employment contract disputes (civil actions)

It should be noted that a fee is not charged for monetary claims. Applicants and their representatives should consider whether Section 9 of the Act provides a preferable cause of action if the matter is a monetary claim.

Part 5 of the Return to Work Act 2014 ie Recovery of damages (civil action) in accordance with section 26D of the South Australian Employment Act 2014.
Section 6A of the South Australian Employment Tribunal Act 2014 in relation to criminal matters Magistrates Court (Criminal Jurisdiction) fees apply as if these proceedings were undertaken in the Magistrates Court.

For the full set of up-to-date fees, please refer to the Magistrates Court Fees Regulations 2004 or the Magistrates Court website.

In accordance with the Crown Proceedings Act 1992, the State Crown is not required to pay any fee.

When are fees payable?

In circumstances when a fee is payable, an application will commence in SAET when both the relevant form is lodged and the fee is paid.

To ensure that your application is not delayed, you should look to make the payment as soon as possible – ideally before or at the time of lodging the relevant form.

Should it later become evident that a fee has not been completely paid, SAET may subsequently cease proceedings.

How can I pay fees?

When paying a fee you should check the regulations to confirm what amount you need to pay.  If you have any doubt contact SAET.

You can pay your fee in one of the following ways:

  Online Over the phone In person Post
Credit card * * *
Cheque * *
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Transfers can be made from your bank to SAET.
Invoice Invoice arrangements may be used for certain types of fees.  SAET will communicate with the relevant parties (or representatives when required)

Fees may be waived on application to SAET by lodging an application to waive fees form.

Pay by Credit Card

Online

You can pay with your credit card (visa or MasterCard) online using the Commonwealth Bank BPoint facility.  In the reference fields include:

  • Customer reference 1: Name (provide your full name)
  • Customer reference 2: Reason for payment (describe the fee that you are paying)
  • Customer reference 3: Phone / Email (provide a way for us to contact you

Make sure you note your receipt number and include it on the relevant form to confirm payment.

Phone

If you do not have access to the internet, you can make a payment over the phone by calling the SAET Registry on 08 8207 0999.

Make sure you note your receipt number and include it on the relevant form to confirm payment.

In person

Registry staff will be able to assist you with making a payment in person at the SAET Registry.

Pay by cheque

Cheques should be made payable to the “South Australian Employment Tribunal”.

They can be delivered in person or sent by post to:

South Australian Employment Tribunal
PO Box 3636
Rundle Mall, SA, 5000

Electronic funds transfer (EFT)

You can make a payment from your bank to SAET (via the Attorney-General’s Department) with the following details:

Please include “SAET-<your name>” in the bank reference field.

Acc name: AGD Corporate Account
BSB: 065-266
Acc No: 10019434

Invoices

SAET will issue invoices to certain payers for certain fees.