Useful Management Rights Resources

Trade Organisations

  • Australian Resident Accommodation Manager’s Association (ARAMA):The management rights industry trade association originally founded on the Queensland Gold Coast it is now state wide with branches along the Queensland seaboard.. They operate a most useful website providing members with a wealth of information from their extensive library and they have branches in Cairns and Port Douglas.


  • Resort News: A very useful monthly magazine specialising in the Australian management rights industry containing a range of informative articles written by industry experts providing useful tips and information on legal matters, relief managers, industry issues and businesses for sale.                                                    
  • The Accommodation Manager’s Handbook: A comprehensive operations guide for accommodation managers and management rights operators prepared by a highly regraded Cairns accountant actively practising in the industry. An important manual providing details of office procedures, end of month accounting, marketing etc. To obtain a copy, contact Miriam Eagle of Eagle accounting.


  • Office Of Fair Trading: The Queensland State Government department responsible for administering the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act which controls the management rights industry.For information regarding LICENSING matters call 07 3246 1500.
  • Real Estate Institute Of Queensland (REIQ): Head quartered in Brisbane with branches throughout the state, the Cairns Branch is fully operational and able to answer any queries you may have. They are located at 1st Floor, 5 Anderson Street, Cairns and can be contacted on 07 4031 9558.
  • Regional Tourism Activity Monitor (RTAM): An informative website providing monthly tourism industry statistics especially with regard to occupancy levels, room rates for a wide cross section of accommodation types derived from figures supplied by accommodation managers and operators.
  • Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ): The major tourism body operating in Tropical North Queensland servicing members with wide ranging domestic and international marketing expertise and actively promoting the region. Call07 4031 7676