B - QCAT Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal

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Under the Biosdiscovery Act 2004 decisions about collection authorities.

Births, deaths and marriages

Under the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 2003 decisions made by the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages.

Blue card applications

Body Corporate and Community Management Schemes

Under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 decisions made the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management.

QCAT also decides a range of disputes related to body corporate and community management schemes and reviews decisions made by adjudicators.


Under the Prostitution Act 1999 decisions made by an assessment manager about development applications for brothels.

Building and construction industry

Under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 decisions made by the adjudication registrar relating to the registration of an adjudicator and authorised nominating authority.

Building certification

Under the Building Act 1975 certain decisions about building certification for building development applications.

Queensland Building and Construction Commission decisions

Under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 decisions made by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission regarding the rectification of work, insurance claims, exclusions and bans for domestic building work.

QCAT also decides domestic and commercial building disputes and conducts disciplinary proceedings against building certifiers and contractors.

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
9 November 2011
Last updated
6 December 2013

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