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Government Releases a Timeline for Consultation and Implementation of Amendments to the Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act


On 10 November 2017, the Governor of Queensland granted assent to the Housing Legislation (Building Better Futures) Amendment Bill 2017 (Bill) which made changes, amongst other Acts, to the Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003 (Act).

See our article on the key amendments to the Act here.


The Department of Housing and Public Works has now released its plans for further consultation and implementation of the amendments.

See the extract of the Department’s timeline on the amendments to the Act below:

Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003

Stage Activity Timing
Stage 1


  • Dispute resolution
  • Site rent
  • Utilities
  • Park liason
  • Visitor access
May and June 2018
Implementation August, September, and October 2018
Stage 2


  • Pre-contractual disclosure
  • Cooling off period
  • Emergency plans
September, October, November, and December 2018
Implementation April, May, and June 2019

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