The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) is responsible for ensuring the interests of real estate professionals are represented in dealings with parliamentarians, government departments, community stakeholders and state and national media.

As the industry’s collective voice, the REIQ advocates on a diverse range of issues relevant to real estate businesses as well as to property owners and investors, aspiring homeowners and communities across Queensland. This includes legislative and regulatory reforms regarding the sale of property, rental tenancies, taxation and recommendations to fiscal policy that encourage responsible economic growth to ensure the stability of Queensland’s property market. Furthermore, the REIQ also plays an integral role in advocating on policy issues on behalf of the State’s 46,000 real estate professionals and 5,000 agencies.

The REIQ takes a leadership position with respect to responsible standards of service and policies to ensure vibrant and sustainable property industry.

The Corporate Affairs team at the REIQ proactively promotes industry issues and initiatives, as well as assist members with enquiries and responses. To access our most recent media releases, click here. For all media enquiries and to arrange an interview with our Chief Executive Officer, please contact our Corporate Affairs Manager via phone 0417 623 723 or email media@reiq.com.au (monitored 24 hours).

 

QLD Flag

2020 Election Wishlist

Protecting and sustaining the Queensland real estate sector is critical to safeguarding our property market and supporting our local economy. In order to do so, strong action needs to be taken.

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RECENT CAMPAIGNS

 

REIQ COVID-19 Response

1 Oct 2020

Access The REIQ’s online toolkit for the latest comprehensive information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic along with a range of working solutions designed to assist real estate professionals in the management of day-to-day operations during this highly unpredictable period for the industry.

 

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Everyone Matters Campaign

14 April 2020

Your support of the REIQ’s Everyone Matters in Real Estate campaign for more balance and fairness in our property market has been heard.

Hundreds of thousands of Australians have not just heard our case, but acted to send a clear message to the Queensland Government that we’re all in this together and both tenants and property owners need their support.

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Rental Reforms Campaign

20 November 2019

Just after Christmas, the REIQ submitted its response to the Consultation Regulatory Statement (“RIS”) – Review of the Residential Tenancies Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (Qld) (“RTRA Act”) regarding the proposed rental reforms, announced in November last year.

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SUBMISSIONS

Advocacy

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (“REIQ”) is seeking urgent action from the Queensland State Government to assist in maintaining…

2 Apr 2020
Advocacy

We write to seek confirmation that real estate services will be deemed ‘essential services’ in the event of further restrictions…

27 Mar 2020
Advocacy

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) welcomes the invitation extended by the Commercial and Property Law Research Centre (the…

10 Nov 2017

Previous Policy Statements

 

Advocacy

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) is committed to cultivating and maintaining the highest professional standards in the Queensland…

8 Oct 2018
Advocacy

The REIQ is urging the Government to reform stamp duty. In our view, it is an inefficient and regressive tax…

8 Oct 2018
Advocacy

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) is urging the federal government to reject any proposals to reform negative gearing…

8 Oct 2018
Advocacy

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) firmly believes that home ownership provides a range of benefits to both individuals…

31 Oct 2015
Advocacy

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) is committed to cultivating and maintaining the highest professional standards in the Queensland…

31 Oct 2015