Timeframes

Average time to finalise an application

Every matter is different. These figures provide an average only. Your matter may take more or less time to finalise depending on its complexity.

Jurisdiction Average time to finalise application

Adult guardianship and administration

14 weeks

Anti-discrimination

35 weeks

Appeals

34 weeks

Building

36 weeks

Children  and young people matters

22 weeks

General  administrative review

25 weeks

Occupational  regulation

37 weeks

Other  civil disputes

23 weeks

Retail  shop lease

17 weeks

Tree disputes

25 weeks

Average time to hearing for minor civil disputes

Every matter is different. These figures provide an average time to hearing only. Depending on its complexity, your matter may take more or less time to be scheduled for a hearing.

Minor civil dispute Average time from application to hearing within*
  Brisbane (259 Queen Street) South East Queensland Outside South East Queensland

Residential tenancy - urgent

3 weeks 3 weeks 3 weeks

Residential tenancy – non-urgent

13 weeks 5 weeks 7 weeks

Other minor civil disputes

15 weeks 9 weeks 12 weeks

*Figures as at 31 August 2019.