Retirement villages research and reports
This page provides links to consultation and monitoring reports from the Commission on the effect of retirement villages’ legislation. It also has reports of retirement village dispute panel proceedings.
Code of Practice consultation documents
2011 consultation on proposed variations
This document reporting on proposed variations to the Code of Conduct 2008 was jointly issued by the Retirement Commissioner and the Department of Building and Housing in October 2011.
Recommendations by the Retirement Commissioner (PDF 131.93 KB, Sep 2013) to the Minister for Building and Construction (March 2012)
Summary of submissions (PDF 563.36 KB, Sep 2013) received by the Retirement Commissioner in November 2011 (March 2012)
Proposed variations to the Code of Conduct: Consultation Document (PDF 576.57 KB, Sep 2013) (73 pages)
Prior to the Code of Practice 2008 coming into effect, the Commissioner consulted on the proposed code and made recommendations to the Minister for Building and Construction.
Recommendations to the Minister for Building and Construction on the Retirement Villages Code of Practice 2008 (PDF 142.15 KB, Sep 2013) (9 pages)
Residents’ perspectives, 2011
Full report (69 pages)
Retirement Villages Act 2003 Monitoring Project: Residents' Perspectives - Report (2011) (PDF 315.33 KB, Sep 2013)
Executive Summary (8 pages)
Retirement Villages Act 2003 Monitoring Project: Residents' Perspectives - Executive Summary (2011) (PDF 66.85 KB, Sep 2013)
Compliance by operators, 2010
Monitoring Project on the Operators of Retirement Villages - Report (2010) (PDF 300.66 KB, Sep 2013) (30 pages)
Survey results (appendix to the report)
Monitoring Project on the Operators of Retirement Villages - Survey Results (2010) (PDF 331.35 KB, Sep 2013) (26 pages)
Statutory supervisors, 2009
Statutory Supervisors Monitoring Report (2009) (PDF 83.45 KB, Sep 2013) (9 pages)
Retirement village survey, 2006
This survey was conducted to provide a benchmark measure before the Retirement Villages Act 2003 (the Act) and associated regulations and Code of Practice come into force.
Retirement Village Survey (2006) (PDF 1.43 MB, Sep 2013)
Dispute panel reports
Reports of the proceedings and decisions of dispute panels are available at the disputes decisions page.