Category: RV ACT

RV_13. Ministerial Working Party Outcomes Report, 26 November 2013, 118 pages + 3 attachments: 139 pages –

This final version of the Outcomes Report, dated November 2013, was received by the ARQRV Committee only in September 2015, after some persistent enquiries. “Attachment #1: Cumulative table of agreed outcomes (pages 119-125) gives the results from the Ministerial Working Party review on each of the 37 original recommendations from the Parliamentary Working Party.” – […]

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RV_09. STOP PRESS item (accompanying ARQRV Newsletter No. 85) re Property Council article published in the Courier Mail on 1st March 2013. –

The PC article was highly critical of the THLGC Review, claiming the recommendations led to red tape.  Newsletter No. 85 informed members of the THLGC Report, and before it went to the printers, the newspaper article had been published, hence this STOP PRESS item. – CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE

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RV_07a. Parliamentary Review Committee (Transport, Housing & Local Government Committee) Report No. 13 THLGC –

The Parliamentary Review Committee (THLGC) Report contained 37 recommendations for changes to the Act (including the majority of the ARQRV’s proposals), most of which aimed at improving consumer protection. – To read this Report, click on:  http://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/Documents/TableOffice/TabledPapers/2012/5412T1780.pdf

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RV_05. The ARQRV at the Public Hearing of the RVAct Review Committee (Transport, Housing & Local Government Committee, THLGC) Public Hearing 26 October 2012 –

The ARQRV President, Mr Les Armstrong, attended the Public Hearing of the Committee conducting the review of The Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld).  He referred to the detailed written submission from the ARQRV and then highlighted some of the key points, and presented the ARQRV’s key recommendations, stressing the urgent need to improve protections for […]

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