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Long Term Caravan Parks Gold Coast QLD – Abandonment Requirements

Posted by holidaylife on March 18, 2018
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Park management for long term Caravan Parks Gold Coast have various responsibilities while following abandonment orders set in place by the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT). These laws follow long-term caravan parks tweed heads. The responsibilities include the following;


The park management of caravan parks should always ensure that

  1. Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) authorises the sale of manufactured homes in a long-term caravan park. Park management shouldn’t get rid of any belongings of a homeowner without the body’s consent.
  2. The park management of a long-term caravan park is only allowed to give the belonging of the homeowner to friends or family only if the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) agreed to it and gave them consent to go ahead.

Distribution of Sale Proceeds

The following process should be followed in the distribution of sale proceeds after obtaining abandonment orders from the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT).

  1. The park management is solely responsible for taking care of the costs of selling the home and the costs of storing the homeowner’s personal effects.
  2. The park management of permanent caravan sites for sale in the gold coast is responsible for paying the proceeds of the home to a reliable security interest with details of the homeowner.
  3. The park management is responsible for paying any payments regarding the home after the sale of the proceeds obtained from selling the home.
  4. The remaining balance from proceeds of the sale should be paid to the legitimate homeowner. If they’re unreachable payments should be made to a public trustee within 10 days of the initial sale.

Loss Recovery

Long Term Caravan Parks Gold Coast QLD may have faced such issues at one point or the other. The following methods are used by park management for loss recovery during the whole process.

  1. Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) will check whether you made a hasty decision to recover losses without trying to contact or reach out to the homeowner before selling of their home in order to determine whether you need to get compensated for loss recovery or not.
  2. Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) will also have to check whether you’d have avoided the losses incurred in case the site agreement was still in place. The body is responsible for making sure both parties which in this case are the park management and the homeowner are fairly treated at all costs while making their decision regarding the issue of loss recovery brought to them.

How Caravan Parks Permanent Living Works

Are you curious to find out how caravan parks permanent living works? Read the points below to help you understand how it works.


Committees are set in place in caravan parks by homeowners to make sure that caravan parks permanent accommodation is a great experience for all members who opt to purchase manufactured homes as permanent dwellings or as holiday homes as substitutes to brick and mortar homes. These committees are also in charge of discussing any conflicting issues that may affect residents staying within the caravan parks.


Rent paid in regard to caravan parks permanent living is fixed by the park management depending on the space given to homeowners. Park management can also decide to increase or decrease park fees as whenever they feel to do so as stipulated in the Manufactured Homes (Residential Parks) Act 2003. Rent payment can be done through various methods; this may include the use of cash, credit cards, and cheques among other methods. When signing site agreements it’s important to ask and get clarification on which method the park management likes to receive rent to avoid unnecessary issues during your stay in the caravan park.

For more information please contact

Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)

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