Minister: Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport
Agency: Department of Housing and Public Works


Housing Act 2003 No. 52

Housing Act 2003 No. 52

date of assent 15 September 2003

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2004 (2003 SL No. 332)

Note— (1) This Act contains provisions that were relocated from the State Housing Act 1945 (2003 No. 52 s 109 sch 1).
(2) ss 22B, 24 were relocated to the Housing Act 2003 as ss 112–113 (2003 No. 52 s 109 sch 1)

Local Government (Community Government Areas) Act 2004 No. 37 ss 1–2, 86 sch 1

date of assent 27 October 2004

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2005 (2004 SL No. 266)

Housing and Other Acts Amendment Act 2005 No. 33 pts 1–2

date of assent 18 August 2005

ss 7, 11 commenced 31 December 2003 (see s 2 (1))

s 8 (4) commenced 1 January 2004 (see s 2 (2))

remaining provisions commenced on date of assent

Housing Legislation Amendment Act 2005 No. 46 pts 1–2

date of assent 14 October 2005

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2006 (see s 2)

Inala Shopping Centre Freeholding Act 2006 No. 7 ss 1–2, 31–32

date of assent 15 March 2006

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 32 (2) commenced 1 September 2007 (see s 2 (2) and 2006 SL No. 216)

remaining provisions commenced 1 September 2006 (2006 SL No. 216)

Queensland Building Services Authority and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007 No. 47 pts 1, 3A

date of assent 25 October 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 21 December 2007 (2007 SL No. 330)

Local Government and Other Legislation (Indigenous Regional Councils) Amendment Act 2007 No. 59 ss 1–2, 152 sch

date of assent 22 November 2007

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 15 March 2008 (2007 SL No. 336)

Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 No. 73 ss 1–2, 554 sch 1

date of assent 11 December 2008

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 40)

Financial Accountability Act 2009 No. 9 ss 1, 2(2), 136 sch 1

date of assent 28 May 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2009 (2009 SL No. 80)

Local Government Act 2009 No. 17 ss 1, 2(4), 331 sch 1

date of assent 12 June 2009

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 July 2010 (2010 SL No. 122)

Housing and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 No. 5 pts 1–2

date of assent 14 March 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

s 57 (2) (to the extent it ins defs funded property, relevant agreement) commenced 1 January 2014 (2013 SL No. 238) (amdts could not be given effect)

remaining provisions commenced 1 January 2014 (2013 SL No. 238)

Directors’ Liability Reform Amendment Act 2013 No. 51 ss 1–2(1), pt 28

date of assent 29 October 2013

ss 1–2 commenced on date of assent

remaining provisions commenced 1 November 2013 (see s 2 (1))

Queensland Building and Construction Commission and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 No. 57 ss 1–2(b), pt 3

date of assent 27 October 2014

commenced on date of assent (see s 2)

Plumbing and Drainage and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 11

date of assent 24 March 2016

pts 1–4A, ss 24–25, 36 sch 1 commenced on date of assent

Planning (Consequential) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2016 No. 27

date of assent 25 May 2016

ss 1–2 comm on date of assent

pts 2–69 comm 3 July 2017 (automatic commencement under AIA s 15DA(2))

Housing Legislation (Building Better Futures) Amendment Act 2017 No. 42

date of assent 10 November 2017

ss 1–2, pt 3, ss 8, 13, 14, 53 (to the extent it ins new pt 16), 59–63, 66–70, 72–74, 77–80, pt 6, ss 87, 109(1), (2), 114, 140, 144, 146, 147A, 150 (to the extent it ins new pt 15, div 3 hdg and new s 237M) comm on date of assent (see s 2)

Plumbing and Drainage Act 2018 No. 17

date of assent 11 September 2018

pt 1 div 1 (other than ss 12), div 2, pts 27, pt 8 div 1, ss 159173, 174, pt 9 div 1, s 176F(2), pt 9 div 2, div 4, sch 1, sch 2 (other than amdts of Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017) comm 1 July 2019 (2019 SL No. 41)

Economic Development and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019 No. 11

date of assent 11 April 2019

pts 1–2, pt 4–5, 6 divs 1–2, 7 divs 1–2, 8–9, 11, 13, 14 divs 1–2, 15–20, sch 1 pt 1 comm on date of assent

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Housing Act 2003

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