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Apply for an infringement review

Important information about fines

If you would like to learn about the grounds for review, please go to the how to request an infringement review page.

If you would like to review the Infringements Act, visit the Victorian Legislation and Parliamentary Documents website and search under the heading 'Victorian Law Today'.

How many times can I apply?

Only 1 review may be submitted per infringement notice unless a review is granted on the grounds of 'I was unaware of fine'.

What happens if further information is required?

We may request further information from you. If you do not provide further information within 28 days of the date of request, we may rule on the application without it.

What type of infringement do you have?
This is found on the top of the infringement notice.
Grounds for application
Exceptional circumstances

Please provide details of the exceptional circumstances (where you have committed the offence due to unforeseen or unpreventable circumstances, e.g. medical emergencies).

E.g. a letter, statement or report proving your circumstances

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Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Contrary to law

Please provide the reasons why you think the decision to issue you with a fine was unlawful. For example, you were booked outside the Bayside municipality or were fined for the wrong offence.

E.g. a letter, statement or report proving the infringement was unlawful.

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Special circumstances

Special circumstances includes:

  • a mental or intellectual disability, disorder, disease or illness
  • a serious addiction to drugs, alcohol or volatile substance
  • homelessness, or
  • family violence as per the Family Violence Protection Act 2008.

You must provide evidence (e.g. letter, report, statement) from one of the following parties to support you application.

  • a case worker, case manager or social worker
  • a general practitioner, psychiatrist or psychologist, or
  • an accredited drug treatment agency.

The practitioner or agency report must provide a connection between the offence and offending behaviour.

E.g. a letter, statement or report from your case worker, health professional or drug treatment agency.

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Mistaken identity

Explain why you think there has been a mistake in identity. For example, incorrect vehicle registration or owner details.

If you were not  in possession or control of the vehicle at the time of the offence, you can use the nominate another driver form.

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png pdf doc docx
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

I was unaware of fine

An application made on these grounds must:

  • Be made within 14 days of you becoming aware of the infringement notice. You may supply a statutory declaration indicating the date you became aware of the infringement notice.
  • State the grounds on which the decision should be reviewed.

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File must be less than 10 MB
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Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Reminder notice fee/cost waiver request
Please note: the original penalty amount will still need to be paid.

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
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Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Did you pay by card at a foreshore ticket machine and receive an infringement notice?
Card details
Your contact details
Address details
Please use if you live outside of Australia.
Appealing on somebody else's behalf
Please upload documentation

You must provide a signed letter of authority from the registered owner of the vehicle, or the driver in possession or control of the vehicle at the time of offence, confirming they have given their authority for you to act on their behalf, and, their proof of identity.

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png html pdf doc
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Allowed file upload: one file only
File must be less than 10 MB
Allowed file types: gif jpg jpeg png html pdf doc
Total upload limit per form is 20 MB

Declaration

I understand that this is the only review for this infringement I am able to submit pursuant to s.22 (2) of the Infringements Act 2006.

I declare that the information that I have supplied in this form, and any attachments to this form, are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

I understand that by making a false or misleading statement in support of this claim, I may be prosecuted.

I consent to my appeal outcome being sent via email

Do you understand the declaration?

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