Councils are able to take action that may result in the sale of land in order to recover overdue rates or charges. This is an action that Council prefers to avoid and every effort is made to recover overdue rates or charges prior to commencing.
Inspecting the Land
Prospective purchasers are not able to inspect the land (or any dwellings or fixtures etc on the land) as Council does not have possession and cannot grant access to the land.
Current Auction Notice(s)
The link(s) below contain current auction notices:
There is currently no auction scheduled
Substituted Service of Notice of Intention to Sell and Auction Notice(s)
Council is giving a notice of intention to sell and/or auction notice by way of substituted service pursuant to section 239(3) of the of the Local Government Act 2009 (Queensland), because Council does not know, or is uncertain about, a land owner’s current address.
The link(s) below contain current copies of these notices for the attention of the land owner(s):
No current notices
Sample Conditions of Sale and Contract
The links below contain samples for information purposes only and may not be the actual documents used in the sale of land proceedings. Prospective purchasers should seek their own legal advice regarding sale of land proceedings and related documentation.
Potential bidders should undertake whatever searches they consider appropriate prior to the auction.
Settlement terms are 10% deposit on the fall of the hammer with settlement being within 14 days.
Land is sold “as is, where is”. Council neither guarantees nor infers compliance with development approvals, building codes or use etc. Prospective purchasers should undertake any searches they consider appropriate as due diligence prior to the auction.
The purchaser will be responsible for any stamp duties and lodgement fees.
Gaining vacant possession is the responsibility of the successful bidder.