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Application process - civil disputes

To make an application in relation to a civil dispute complete and lodge the appropriate form.

Body corporate

Use this form to apply to resolve a complex dispute (excluding lot entitlement disputes).

Form 28 - Application to resolve a complex dispute (excluding lot entitlement disputes) – Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (PDF, 482.2 KB)

Use this form to apply for the adjustment of a lot entitlement schedule.

Form 29 - Application for the adjustment of a lot entitlement schedule – Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (PDF, 401.2 KB)

Debt collectors, motor dealers and property agents

The chief executive of the Department of Justice and Attorney-General uses this form to apply for reimbursement from debt collectors, property agents and motor dealers found responsible for causing a financial loss. 

Form 32 - Application for a reimbursement order - Property Agent and Motor Dealers Act 2000 (PDF, 312.8 KB)

The chief executive of the Department of Justice and Attorney-General uses this form to instigate marketeer proceedings against a marketeer where they believe the marketeer has engaged in false, misleading or unconscionable conduct in relation to the sale of residential property.

Form 33 - Application for a marketeering proceeding (complaint) - Property Agent and Motor Dealer Act 2000 (PDF, 301.6 KB)

Manufactured homes

Use this form to make an application about a manufactured homes dispute.

Form 30 - Application – Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003 (PDF, 507.5 KB)

Retirement villages

Use this form to seek mediation of a retirement villages dispute.

Form 3 – Dispute notice for referral to mediation – Retirement Villages Act 1999 (PDF, 461.2 KB)

Use this form to apply for a hearing in regards to a retirement village dispute.

Form 31 - Application for a tribunal hearing – Retirement Villages Act 1999 (PDF, 488.3 KB)

Response to an application or counter-application

Use this form to lodge a response or counter-application about an application made to QCAT.

Form 36 - Response and/or counter-application (PDF, 298.0 KB)

Appeals

Use this form to seek permission from the tribunal to appeal a decision or to lodge your appeal.

Form 39 - Application for leave to appeal or appeal (PDF, 283.6 KB)

Review of a decision

Use this form to apply to review a decision of a state agency.

Form 23 - Application to review a decision (PDF, 403.4 KB)

Making an application in relation to a legal cost agreement, Sanctuary Cove matter or integrated development matter

You need to write to QCAT outlining:

  • the type of application or referral being made and the reasons for it
  • the provision of the Act or enabling Act under the application or referral is made
  • your name and contact details
  • the name and contact details of any other party or representation
  • the decision you are seeking from QCAT.

The letter must then be signed by you.

What’s next?

Once your application and forms have been received, QCAT will review the information you provided and contact you about the next steps.

Descriptions of QCAT's jurisdiction on this website are general information only. They do not definitively describe the types of applications on which QCAT can make decisions. The relevant legislation determines QCAT's jurisdiction. If you are unsure about your legal rights, you should seek legal advice. Your individual circumstances should guide any actions taken to resolve your dispute.

Last reviewed
14 September 2012
Last updated
2 November 2015

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