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Similarity 1:

Both involve an application fee and documents to be filed (writ/application form), although fees differ between VCAT and the courts

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Similarity 2:

Both engage independent third parties who hear the case and make a determination

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Similarity 3:

Both can refer a case to mediation in an attempt to resolve it before a hearing

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Similarity 4:

Both are binding

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Difference 1:

There is one VCAT with different lists and no hierarchy.

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Difference 2:

VCAT is much cheaper

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Difference 3:

VCAT decisions must be certified in the Magistrates' Court before it can be enforced

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Difference 4:

VCAT is much more informal

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