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Children's Court - Notice of Appeal Form 58A

Children, parents and protective interveners can appeal an Interim Accommodation Order (IAO) made in the Children’s Court. Before appealing an IAO, you should read:

  • Section 271 of the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (Vic) (CYFA);
  • and Rules 58.17 to 58.21 of the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015 (Civil Procedure Rules), which set out the procedure for appealing an IAO.

To commence an IAO appeal, you must file:

  • Notice of appeal using Form 58A (see below), which includes the grounds of appeal;
  • and An affidavit in support of your appeal – what you need to include in this affidavit is set out in Rule 58.19 of the Civil Procedure Rules.

If your IAO appeal is urgent and needs to be heard and determined within 48 hours, visit Urgent applications – Practice Court.

Find out more: Appeal a decision made by the Children's Court