Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) may provide a grant of assistance to a person for a possession order application at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) if they are the tenant and the application is due to tenant fault (other than for rent arrears).
Assistance will only be granted where there is a reasonable chance that the matter will succeed.
It is required that no alternative service (such as VLA duty lawyer or other funded service) is available.
- documentation/legal opinion that there is a reasonable chance that the matter will succeed, and the matter must meet the .
Reviewed 26 April 2023