2024-2025 Zone Chairs

The REIQ’s Zone Chairs are ambassadors for our profession, representing the REIQ at a local level across 16 regions throughout Queensland. With support from the REIQ, they are our local voice in the community, providing boots-on-the-ground representation in regional areas and helping to strengthen communication between the REIQ and our members.


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2024-2025 Chapter Committees

Our Chapter Committees are comprised of respected and experienced real estate professionals who play an important role in providing valuable insights to the REIQ about the real estate profession as well as providing critical feedback on the REIQ’s education, training, events and advocacy activities.


There are six Chapter Committees:


  • Auctioneers;
  • Business Brokers;
  • Buyer’s Agents;
  • Commercial & Industrial;
  • Property Management; and
  • Residential Sales.


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The REIQ operates under a set of by-laws which reflect the organisation’s commitment to servicing the needs of its members and the profession.

REIQ By-Laws

Board Directors


Andrew Acton

Institute Membership: Admitted in 2007
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent
Experience: Director since 27/10/2023, over 20 years in the real estate industry

Linda Bland

Institute Membership: Admitted in 2012
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent, B of Com, MAICD
Experience: Director since 17/12/2014, nearly 20 years in the real estate industry

Peter Brewer

Institute Membership: Admitted in 1992
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent, MAICD
Experience: Director since 31/10/2015, Appointed as Chairman from 29/03/2018, 40 years in the real estate industry

Eddie Chung

Qualifications: Director B of Com, M of Com, M of Tax, FCA, CTA, GAICD
Experience: Director since 08/09/2014, nearly 30 years in public practice in accounting and business advisory

Laura Valenti

Institute Membership: Admitted in 2012
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Languages major), Licensed Real Estate Agent
Experience: Director from 25/10/2019, Property Management Chapter Chair (2018-2019), 20 years in the real estate industry


Jeff Batten

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (Computer Science), Master of Business (Administration), GAICD
Experience: REIQ Director since 23/05/2023, Co-founder UBH Group Pty Ltd 29/05/2020, over 20 years of technology experience across government and private sectors, Australian Defence Force Academy and Royal Military College – Duntroon graduate.

Julie Boyd

Qualifications: Director FAICD, FAIM, B Nursing
Experience: Director since 01/01/2016, 21 years as a non-executive board member, 12 years in a mayoral position


Peter Camphin

Institute Membership: admitted in 1997
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent
Experience: Director since 30/10/2020, more than 40 years in the real estate industry

Josh Kindred

Institute Membership: Admitted in 2014
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent
Experience: Director since 26/10/2018, nearly 20 years in the real estate industry

Strategic Plan 2021-2024


For the Real Estate Profession.



To develop solutions that empower agents and improve community perceptions.



  • Agility – we are flexible and respond quickly to market changes and emerging external and internal needs.
  • Collaboration – we believe in the power of working together with internal and external stakeholders to achieve our goals.
  • Accountability – each of us is responsible for our actions and our results.

Strategic Objectives

Strategic Objectives: Deliver value, engage and advocate, collaborate, innovate and grow

Financial Statements

Members of the REIQ are directed to the financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2023 and the related director and audit reports.

2023 Financial Statements


The REIQ is governed by a Constitution which sets out clear rules and guiding principles for the organisation. With a focus on servicing its members and the Queensland real estate profession, the Constitution provides the framework to ensure the REIQ remains a leader in the profession.

The REIQ Constitution


Chief Executive Officer

Antonia Mercorella

Experience: As Chief Executive Officer of the REIQ, Antonia has transformed the 104-year-old Institute into one of the most progressive and high-profile industry peak bodies in Australia. Backed by a 20-year legal and executive management career, Antonia has led and shaped some of the most significant real estate legislative reforms across multiple jurisdictions. Her ability to lead and develop advocacy programs has drawn national and international attention.

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