Managing lease and bond issues, and any subsequent proceeding.
To request to have your name removed from a lease, you can lodge Form 2 – Application for minor civil dispute – residential tenancy dispute.
Pages 8-10 of the form list the relevant sections of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 that can be used to remove your name from a lease.
In addition to the completed Form 2, please provide all evidence and supporting documentation to support your case, see page 7 of the Form 2.
Please note, you cannot remove another person’s name from a lease, but you can remove your own.
To receive a refund of your bond, you need to:
The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008allows people to vacate a property under urgent circumstances and makes provision for storing goods.
See relevant sections:
You can apply to attend by phone. Please do so as soon as possible once your hearing date is set.
You can have a support person as long as that person does not speak on your behalf.
Please complete Form 56 – Application for leave to be represented as soon as possible once your hearing date is set. Leave to be represented is subject to the tribunal’s discretion. Access more information on legal advice .
Please supply as much supporting documentation as you can with this application.
If you wish to have security available at your hearing please provide your request in writing by email, post or fax.
Personal information may include your address or phone number. You can apply for a non-publication order by submitting Form 40 - Application for miscellaneous matters.
QCAT hearings are generally open to the public. You can apply to QCAT to make your hearing a closed hearing by submitting Form 40 - Application for miscellaneous matters.
This should not prevent you from submitting your application. This information can be filed at any time up to three days prior to the hearing.
The presiding QCAT member will decide if this evidence can or cannot be accepted.
We can find an interpreter for you and offer support for those who are hearing impaired or require a wheelchair. Please let us know your needs as soon as possible before your hearing.
If you need to seek legal advice, you can contact a private solicitor, Legal Aid Queensland or a community legal centre.
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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.