Topic 4 fact sheet: Applying for adjudication
Adjudication is a dispute resolution process to assist parties resolve disagreements about a payment claim made for a progress payment. It is quick, cost effective and can be used as an alternative to court.
If a payment claim has been made under the Act and there is a disagreement, adjudication may provide the fastest way to resolve the issue and ensure you get paid. The whole process can take as little as 10 business days from making the application, but strict timelines apply so you must take early action.