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Trust funds managed by Consumer Affairs Victoria

We manage eight funds established by Acts of Parliament. The funds, and their expenditure purpose are reflected in the following table.

Trust funds administered by Consumer Affairs Victoria

Trust fund

Expenditure purpose

Domestic Builders Fund  Administration of the Domestic Building Contracts Act 1995, costs relating to the VCAT Domestic Building List and Domestic Building Dispute Resolution Victoria. 
Motor Car Traders Guarantee Fund  Administration of the Motor Car Traders Act 1986, guarantee fund claims. 
Residential Bonds Investment Income Account  Administration of the Residential Tenancies Bond Authority.
Residential Bonds Account  Bonds held on trust, repayment of bonds. 
Residential Tenancies Fund
Administration of the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, costs relating to the VCAT Residential Tenancies List.
Sex Work Regulation Fund
Administration of the Sex Work Act 1994
Victorian Consumer Law Fund
Administration of the Australian Consumer Law and Fair Trading Act 2012 Part 7, Division 2, s.102A to E, orders for payment to non-party consumers, special purpose grants. 
Victorian Property Fund
Administration of the Estate Agents Act 1980 and other real estate related legislation as permitted by s.75 of the Act, grants relating to property and housing as permitted by s.76(3) of the Act, operation of the Estate Agents Council, trust fund claims, costs relating to the VCAT Owners Corporation List.