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 that may be of interest to you:
Older Australians – ‘click here’

Aged care services (home and community) – ‘click here’

Aged care – ‘click here’ 

QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT

The Queensland Government website has several departments and sections of interest to village residents. You can go to www.qld.gov.au and search the different departments or we have listed some departments that may be of interest to you below:

Health department – Seniors – ‘click here’

Justice and Attorney-General Department – Body Corporate (Freehold village) – ‘click here’

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)‘click here’

Retirement village disputes‘click here’ 

Housing and Public Works department – Retirement villages – ‘click here’

Legislation:

All registered retirement villages come under the Retirement Villages Act 1999 –
(a) Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld) – ‘click here’

Freehold retirement villages also come under Act (b) and Regulation (c).

(b) Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld) – ‘click here’

(c) Body Corporate and Community Management (standard module) Regulation 2008 (Qld) – ‘click here’
NOTE:- In a freehold village, if there is a conflict between (a) and (b) or (c), the Retirement Villages Act (a) takes precedence.

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