These policies, which have been approved by the Minister administering the land Act, or the Director-General administering the land Act, as appropriate, fall into the following categories:
- land allocation
- reserves and roads and deeds of grant in trust
- land holdings
- matters affecting land holdings
- registrations and dealings
- continued rights and tenures.
All policies are available from DERM.
In making decisions on activities under the Land Act, DERM officers who exercise a delegation of authority from the Minister or Director-General must refer to these policies, and to any other DERM policies or legislative requirements that may affect the activity under consideration.
The policies must be used consistently with the Native Title Act 1993 (Cwlth) and the Native Title (Queensland) Act 1993.
The Government land policies contains whole-of-government policies and guidelines. These policies must be complied with by all state agencies which deal with government property. The policies aim to achieve consistent and effective management of the government's property holdings. They have been defined by the government as the minimum requirement to be adopted in the asset management process. All policies include a rationale and a specific objective.
The policies fall under the following categories:
- secondary use
- property tenure
- Government Land Register (formerly information technology)
- Property Management Committee (PMC)
- future infrastructure.
Last reviewed 26 April 2012
Last updated 16 April 2010