Community Services Act 2007
The Community Services Act 2007 legislates the departmental investment in services delivered by non-government organisations, local governments and other entities.
The main objects of the Act are to safeguard funding for the delivery of products or services to the community that contribute to Queensland’s economic, social and environmental wellbeing; and enhance the quality of life of individuals, groups and communities.
Housing Act 2003
The Housing Act 2003 provides an accountable system for the delivery of housing and housing-related services by the Queensland and funded organisations in Queensland. The main objects of the Act are to improve the access of Queenslanders to safe, secure, appropriate and affordable housing, and to help build sustainable communities.
The Housing Act 2003 sets out the obligations for people that receive housing assistance and it applies the National Regulatory System for Community Housing to community housing providers that operate in Queensland.
The Housing Regulation 2015 is the supporting regulation for the Housing Act 2003.
For more information about the Act, please read the Housing Act 2003 - Information for clients (PDF, 88KB) (DOC, 104KB) fact sheet.
Visit Regulatory Services for more information about the National Regulatory System for Community Housing.
Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003
The Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003 aims to regulate, and promote fair trading practices in, the operation of residential parks, including by managing the relationship between park owners and home owners. The Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Regulation 2017 is the supporting regulation for the Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003.
Residential Services (Accreditation) Act 2002
The Residential Services (Accreditation) Act 2002 regulates the conduct of residential services, such as boarding houses, to protect the health, safety and freedom of residents, encourage service providers to continually improve the way they conduct residential services and to support fair trading in the residential services industry. The Residential Services (Accreditation) Regulation 2018 is the supporting regulation for the Residential Services (Accreditation) Act 2002.
Retirement Villages Act 1999
The Retirement Villages Act 1999 establishes the regulatory framework for the operation of retirement village schemes in Queensland and regulates the relationship between retirement village scheme operators and residents. The Act aims to promote consumer protection and fair trading practices and encourage the continued growth and viability of the retirement village industry in Queensland. The Retirement Villages Regulation 2018 is the supporting regulation for the Retirement Villages Act 1999.
Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008
The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (RTRA Act) establishes the rules for residential tenancies and rooming accommodation in Queensland and sets out the rights and obligations of renters, rental property owners and property managers. The RTRA Act:
- regulates the content, making, operation and termination of residential leases and processes for resolving disputes about these agreements, and
- establishes the Residential Tenancies Authority to provide a range of advisory, bond custodianship, dispute resolution, investigation and enforcement services to Queensland’s residential rental sector.
The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Regulation 2009 is the supporting regulation for the RTRA Act.
The Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) is the statutory authority that administers Queensland’s rental laws. More information is available on the RTA website.
- Last updated:
- 7 October 2020