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Event details
2 Jun 2022
02:30pm - 06:30pm
Mercure Townsville, 166-194 Woolcock Street Service Rd, Currajong, QLD 4812

Retention trust account training

Time: 2.30pm-4.30pm

Who should attend: Current and potential future trustees who need to complete mandatory training. 

Trust account laws have expanded to certain private sector, local government and other eligible construction contracts and to private sector principals and developers. Trust account experts are here to help you meet your training requirements as part of the expanding trust account framework.

This training will cover:

  • a detailed understanding of the preparation of trust accounts for accountants, auditors and trustees
  • account review and auditing requirements
  • access to an auditor/accounting professional to answer your questions.
  • available tools and resources.



Time: 4.00pm-5.20pm

Concrete defects are consistently in our list of top ten defects most commonly seen by QBCC building inspectors.

For this session, we have partnered with experts from Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA) to provide information on:

  • preparation for driveways and paths - best practice
  • surface cracking/crazing
  • curing of concrete
  • control joints.

A short Q&A session will follow.


Trust accounts framework

Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm

Are you ready for the next phase of trust accounts?

QBCC Trust account experts will provide knowledge and tools to help ensure you’re compliant with the next phase of project trust accounts in Queensland. This will include a half-hour Q&A after the main presentation.

We’re here to help prepare you for the 2022-23 phases of the trust account framework, including:

  • how to determine trust account eligibility and setting up a trust account
  • the responsibilities of trustees, contractors and the rights of beneficiaries
  • the extension of the framework roll-out phase dates
  • available tools and resources.


The safety and wellbeing of all attendees is our highest priority. Attendees will be required to follow current public health directions. Please check the Queensland Government’s public health and social measures webpage for the most up-to-date information.

Last reviewed: 20 Apr 2022 Last published: 20 Apr 2022
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