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State of Origin : Queensland Crown Leasehold - lessons from New South Wales

Cradduck, Lucy M. & Blake, Andrea (2011) State of Origin : Queensland Crown Leasehold - lessons from New South Wales. Journal of New Business Ideas and Trends, 9(2), pp. 1-10.

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Abstract

Throughout Australia freehold land interests are protected by statutory schemes which grant indefeasibility of title to registered interests. Queensland freehold land interests are protected by Torrens system established by the Land Title Act 1994. However, no such protection exists for Crown land interests. The extent of Queensland occupied under some form of Crown tenure, in excess of 70%, means that Queensland Crown land users are disadvantaged when compared to freehold land users. This article examines the role indefeasibility of title has in protecting interests in Crown land. A comparative analysis is undertaken between Queensland and New South Wales land management frameworks to determine whether interests in crown land are adequately protected in Queensland.

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ID Code: 48360
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Crown land, tenure, indefeasibility of title, leasehold tenure
ISSN: 1447-9184
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Journal of New Business Ideas and Trends
Deposited On: 01 Feb 2012 08:15
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2012 08:15

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