Category: LINKS

This page provides members with links to websites of government, non-government agencies and organisations that the ARQRV believes may be useful information for retired people. Click on the headings to go to each section.

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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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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LINKS – Government

The links below, under the headings, cover a myriad of interests too numerous to mention. The gateway to visiting these links is shown where you see ‘click here’. AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT For a huge selection of information you can go to the Australian Government website www.gov.au and search yourself or we have listed some places below […]

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LINKS – Know Your Rights –

AUSTRALIAN COMPETITION & CONSUMER COMMISSION (ACCC) The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is an independent Commonwealth statutory authority whose role is to enforce the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 and a range of additional legislation, promoting competition, fair trading and regulating national infrastructure for the benefit of all Australians. The ACCC also regulates and monitors industries […]

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LINK – Seniors Information –

SENIORS ENQUIRY LINE Speak to a real person at Seniors Enquiry Line Seniors Enquiry Line is a statewide information and referral service. For the cost of a local call, Seniors Enquiry Line gives Queensland seniors, their family, friends, grandparents and carers access to information on topics of interest to seniors.  – ‘click here‘ VILLAGES Once you […]

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LINKS – Health & Wellbeing –

There are thousands of websites on health and wellbeing so we have chosen a select few that may be of interest to you. HEALTH DIRECT AUSTRALIA: This is a large authoritative website which provides a range of free health services on behalf of the governments of Australia. Depression symptoms – ‘click here’ Diagnosed with diabetes – […]

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LINKS – Free Legal Advice –

DISPUTE RESOLUTION The ARQRV is able to assist its members if they have a dispute with the retirement village operator. In retirement villages the Act states the grounds for a dispute must be either the Retirement Villages Act 1999 or the resident’s own contract. For residents living in freehold retirement villages there is an additional […]

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LINKS – Village Websites –

We are happy to be able to provide links to other Queensland retirement villages. Website managers simply have to email the ARQRV website manager with their request for inclusion in this section enclosing their website address and your village website address will be shown below. VILLAGE WEBSITE ADDRESSES Keperra Sanctuary Retirements Village Beachmere Sands PLR

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