Can you serve VCAT proceedings on defendants outside Victoria?

In Gluyas v Google Inc [2010] VCAT 540, an Australian blogger sued Google in VCAT.  Google Inc is an American company.  VCAT struck out the suit on another basis, but indicated that there are no provisions for the service of VCAT applications on persons outside Australia, unlike in the Supreme Court, so that VCAT probably had no jurisdiction unless Google Inc consented to it exercising jurisdiction, which Google did not do.  Some tribunal proceedings with a link to Victoria may be served in other states and territories under Part 4 of the Service and Execution of Process Act, 1992.

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