Application for Review of Public Transport Fines

Please ensure you have completed this application in full and if required attached any supporting documentation. Questions marked with (*) asterisk are mandatory, the form will not submit if its left blank.

Only one Internal Review may be submitted per Infringement Notice.

If you do not provide sufficient detail, the enforcement agency may request further information.

If you do not provide the information requested within the specified time frame, the enforcement agency may decide on your application without it.


Applicant details

Contact details

Contact details of person making this application

Details of person named on infringement

Fine details

(your infringement number is located in the top right hand section of the notice)

Please select one of the following grounds. A description can be found by clicking on the (?) for more information. The law only allows a public transport fine to be reviewed on one of these grounds.

  • (?)

    Exceptional circumstances are where you have committed the offence due to unforeseen or unpreventable circumstances, e.g. medical emergencies, traumatic events or events outside your control.

  • (?)

    The reasons why you consider the decision to issue you with an Infringement unlawful. For example, do you believe the Authorised Officer made a mistake in deciding to report the offence?

  • (?)

    Requires an explanation of why you rely on the grounds of mistaken identity, and attach supporting evidence.

  • (?)

    An application made on the grounds of ‘person unaware’ must:

    • be made within 14 days of you becoming aware of the infringement notice (you may evidence the date that you became aware of the infringement notice by executing a statutory declaration)
    • state the grounds on which the decision should be reviewed, and
    • provide your current address for service.
  • (?)

    Please provide the reason(s) why you believe the Penalty Reminder Notice Fee should be waived.
    Note: The original penalty amount is still applicable under this request.

  • (?)

    Special circumstances include:

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

    You must provide evidence (e.g. letter, report, statement that is not more than 12 months old) 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.

    Evidence (e.g. letter, statement or a report) from a practitioner, case worker or agency should include the following information:

    • the practitioner/case worker’s qualification and relationship with you, including the period of engagement
    • the nature, severity and duration of your condition or your circumstances:
      1. whether you were suffering from the relevant condition or circumstances at the time the offence was committed, and
      2. whether, in the opinion of the practitioner/case worker, it is more likely than not that your condition/ circumstances resulted in your inability to understand or control the conduct constituting the offence.

    The practitioner, case worker or agency report must show that because of your condition/situation you could not understand or control the offending behaviour.

Supporting material

Please explain in the text field provided or attach a document file on the specified grounds to be reviewed.

Note : Maximum 20MB per file

Declaration details

I understand that this is the only Internal Review for this Infringement that I can 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.

Page last updated: 18 July 2018