Reserves and trust land

Over 27,000 parcels of land throughout Queensland have been set aside under the Land Act 1994 for public or community purposes. These are either reserves or deeds of grant in trust, and are collectively referred to as 'trust land’. For more information on reserves and other land tenures, read our guide on types of land tenure.

Day-to-day management of a reserve is generally the responsibility of the trustee.

Reserves and trust land

In this guide:

  1. Community purposes for dedicating trust land
  2. Model by-laws for trust land
  3. Trustee leases
  4. Roles and responsibilities of trustees
  5. Deed of grant over an operational reserve
  6. Land management planning

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