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Queensland seniors protected under new housing laws

  – The Queensland Cabinet and Ministerial Directory “The department will work with five key organisations to confirm how best to invest this funding – Association of Residents of Queensland Retirement Villages (ARQRV), Associated Residential Parks Queensland Inc (ARPQ), the Council on the Ageing (COTA), National Seniors Australia (NSA) and Tenants Queensland (TQ).” http://statements.cabinet.qld.gov.au/Statement/2017/10/25/queensland-seniors-protected-under-new-housing-laws – 18k  

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AGM 2017 REPORT

A very successful AGM was held on 11 September. In all, 120 members attended to celebrate 25 years of ARQRV.  We were pleased to welcome Paul Leo from the Office of the Qld Ombudsman as well as two staff representatives from the Residential Services Unit. The Annual Report included written information from the various portfolios […]

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION RV ACT Revision

      Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Sport The Honourable Mick de Brenni Palaszczuk Government brings on consumer protection laws for Queensland retirees The Palaszczuk Government will increase consumer protections for Queensland seniors in retirement, introducing into Parliament new laws focussing on retirement villages and manufactured homes. Minister for Housing […]

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FAQ

Options Do you need a lease or a loan licence agreement Exit fees are expensive. How to understand them Freehold vs Licence vs Leasehold. Which is best for you Get it in writing Have you put your house in order How to deal with elder abuse in villages How do reinstatement or refurbishment costs effect […]

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NEWSLETTER ARTICLES

NEWSLETTER ARTICLES ON IMPORTANT, LASTING SUBJECTS (AUG.2016) Where there are two articles referred to for one subject, both should be read. General subject, Title Issue No, date, page(s) Committees Committees and all that … 89, February 2014, pp.2-4 Dichotomy between Committees 89, February 2014, p.3 Committees – Incorporated Associations 89, February 2014, p.3 Committees – […]

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