Notice of Annual General Meeting 2023

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Real Estate Institute of Queensland Ltd will be held at 12:00pm, on Friday, 27 October 2023.


Notice of Annual General Meeting


Register to Attend


2022 AGM Minutes

Director Elections

In accordance with clause 5.5 of the REIQ Constitution the following members of the Board of Directors shall retire at the 2023 Annual General Meeting to be held on 27 October 2023:

  • Mr Peter Camphin; and
  • Mr Les Freeman.

Mr Camphin is eligible to stand for re-election as a General Member Director at this election.


Following a recent call for nominations, the REIQ received nominations from the following eligible candidates for election to the Board of Directors:


General Member Director

  • Camphin, Peter
  • Early, Cameron
  • Grimwade, Darren
  • Luckhardt, Jason

Regional Director

  • Acton, Andrew
  • Spilsbury, Suzy
  • Spinella, Santo

As more than the required number of nominations has been received for the available positions of General Member Director and Regional Member Director, an election ballot (which will feature postal and electronic voting options) will be conducted as provided for under the Constitution and By-laws.


General Member Director Candidate Statements

Regional Director Candidate Statements


Election Process

The following positions are open for election:

  • 1 x General Member Director position; and
  • 1 x Regional Director position.

Votes for this election must be cast by 12pm on Friday, 20 October 2023.
These positions will be filled based on the candidates with the highest number of votes in each category of vacant Member Director position. Candidates will only be eligible for the vacant position they have nominated for.


Conduct of Election and Voting

The election and voting process will be conducted by Link Market Services (LMS) which is a leading share registry and financial services provider in Australia, managing over 10 million account records and over 1000 ASX listed securities. LMS has been engaged to ensure complete independence of the election process from the REIQ Board and its control framework has been assessed by KPMG and found to be appropriate for the provision of registry services.


Entitlement to vote

Only Life, Fellow, Practising or Associate Members as at 25 August 2023 are eligible to vote.

To lodge your votes, please complete and return the enclosed forms and Declaration of Eligibility to vote with the reply paid envelope enclosed or via email to

For the Director elections, each member is required to lodge only 1 vote for each of the above category of vacant Member Director positions.


Closing dates

  • For Director Elections – by 12pm on Friday, 20 October 2023
  • For 2023 Annual General Meeting – by 12pm on Thursday 26 October 2023

Any votes cast but not received by the Returning Officer by this time will not be included in the counting and scrutiny of votes.

If you have any problems accessing the proxy voting screen(s), please contact Link Market Services Limited on 1300 306 276 or email

Financial Statements

Members of the REIQ are directed to the financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2023 and the related director and audit reports.

2023 Financial Statements


The REIQ is governed by a Constitution which sets out clear rules and guiding principles for the organisation. With a focus on servicing its members and the Queensland real estate profession, the Constitution provides the framework to ensure the REIQ remains a leader in the profession.

The REIQ Constitution


The REIQ operates under a set of by-laws which reflect the organisation’s commitment to servicing the needs of its members and the profession.

REIQ By-Laws

Strategic Plan 2021-2024


For the Real Estate Profession.



To develop solutions that empower agents and improve community perceptions.



  • Agility – we are flexible and respond quickly to market changes and emerging external and internal needs.
  • Collaboration – we believe in the power of working together with internal and external stakeholders to achieve our goals.
  • Accountability – each of us is responsible for our actions and our results.

Strategic Objectives

Strategic Objectives: Deliver value, engage and advocate, collaborate, innovate and grow

Board Directors


Linda Bland

Institute Membership: Admitted in 2012
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent, B of Com, MAICD
Experience: Director since 17/12/2014, nearly 20 years in the real estate industry

Julie Boyd

Qualifications: Director FAICD, FAIM, B Nursing
Experience: Director since 01/01/2016, 21 years as a non-executive board member, 12 years in a mayoral position


Peter Brewer

Institute Membership: Admitted in 1992
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent, MAICD
Experience: Director since 31/10/2015, Appointed as Chairman from 29/03/2018, 40 years in the real estate industry

Peter Camphin

Institute Membership: admitted in 1997
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent
Experience: Director since 30/10/2020, more than 40 years in the real estate industry

Eddie Chung

Qualifications: Director B of Com, M of Com, M of Tax, FCA, CTA, GAICD
Experience: Director since 08/09/2014, nearly 30 years in public practice in accounting and business advisory

Leslie Freeman

Institute Membership: Admitted in 1980
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent
Experience: Director from 23/10/2001 to 31/12/2007, Reappointed on 30/10/2020, more than 40 years in the real estate industry

Josh Kindred

Institute Membership: Admitted in 2014
Qualifications: Licensed real estate agent
Experience: Director since 26/10/2018, nearly 20 years in the real estate industry

Laura Valenti

Institute Membership: Admitted in 2012
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Languages major), Licensed Real Estate Agent
Experience: Director from 25/10/2019, Property Management Chapter Chair (2018-2019), 20 years in the real estate industry


Jeff Batten

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (Computer Science), Master of Business (Administration), GAICD
Experience: REIQ Director since 23/05/2023, Co-founder UBH Group Pty Ltd 29/05/2020, over 20 years of technology experience across government and private sectors, Australian Defence Force Academy and Royal Military College – Duntroon graduate.


Chief Executive Officer

Antonia Mercorella

Experience: As Chief Executive Officer of the REIQ, Antonia has transformed the 104-year-old Institute into one of the most progressive and high-profile industry peak bodies in Australia. Backed by a 20-year legal and executive management career, Antonia has led and shaped some of the most significant real estate legislative reforms across multiple jurisdictions. Her ability to lead and develop advocacy programs has drawn national and international attention.

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