Review of the QLD Property Laws

The QLD Attorney General on 15 August 2013 announced that they will be proceeding with a review of the Property Laws. This is in line with a promise by the Newman Government to simplify the contractual process for selling residential property in QLD.

Mr Bleijie said the Newman Government will partner with the Queensland University of Technology to review the State's property law.

"The independent and broad-ranging review will be headed by highly-respected and experienced property law experts, Professor Bill Duncan, Professor Sharon Christensen and Dr Bill Dixon," Mr Bleijie said.

"The first two issue papers on seller disclosure requirements and body corporate lot entitlements will be released early in the New Year," he said
One of the issues they will be tackling is the form 30C. The original Act was drafted by the Beattie Government in 2000. The same Labour government then made the disastrous changes in 2005 without consultation with the industry or taking into account the recommendations of the QLD Law Society. The job of fixing this was then given to the law professors at QUT in 2010.
It is pleasing to see they are getting the same law professors to review the process.
Finally we wish Roland Taylor the best of luck in running for the senate. He is number 2 on an independent ticket. We are encouraging everyone to support him and his running partner Peter Keoiskie. If you want to vote for him simply put a 1 in column C on the senate ballot paper.
For further information please contact Roland Taylor on 0417 605 185 or email [email protected]