Urgent and non-urgent disputes

A list of urgent and non-urgent residential disputes heard by QCAT.

Most disputes are non-urgent including a:

  • dispute about a rental bond
  • general dispute between parties
  • breach of a conciliation agreement
  • general dispute between sub-tenants and head tenants.

The following are considered urgent tenancy dispute types:

  • ending a residential tenancy or rooming accommodation agreement for reasons such as:
    • repeated breaches
    • excessive hardship
    • objectionable behaviour
    • damage or injury
    • abandoned premises
  • handling of abandoned goods or documents
  • emergency repairs
  • proposed or existing tenancy database listings
  • entry to the premises
  • caravan park issues such as:
    • excluding a person
    • changing park rules
    • relocation within the park
  • rooming accommodation issues such as:
    • house rules
    • ending of agreements
    • abandoned goods
    • entry to the premises
  • domestic violence issues
  • determining if an agreement is covered under the Residential Rooming and Accommodation Act 2008
  • warrants of possession.