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Construction industry matters before QCAT

From 1 December 2013, the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) replaces the Building Services Authority (BSA) as Queensland's building industry regulator. 

The QBCC will appear in the place of the QBSA in matters before QCAT.  Forms and documents are being updated to reflect these changes however during the transition documents referring to the QBSA will be accepted by the tribunal.

For more information:
- call QCAT on 1300 753 228 or your QCAT case manager
- see QCAT Practice Direction No 10 of 2013
- contact the Queensland Building and Construction Commission.


Welcome to new President

QCAT welcomes Justice David Thomas as its new President.

Justice Thomas took over on October 22, replacing Justice Alan Wilson who returns to the Supreme Court after a four-year term with the tribunal.

Prior to joining QCAT, Justice Thomas has most recently been a partner at Minter Ellison Lawyers, and held senior board positions with several organisations including the Royal National Agricultural and Industrial Association of Queensland (RNA), Queensland Ballet and the Queensland Maritime Museum.

His significant experience and proven qualities as a lawyer, administrator and proponent of alternative dispute resolution will be well utilised to oversee the diverse cases and issues dealt with at QCAT.

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Last reviewed
14 April 2014
Last updated
24 March 2014

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