The Code is intended to:
Provide guidance to RPEQs as to appropriate professional conduct or practice.
Set out the minimum levels of professional conduct required to be met by RPEQs so that they can carry out their roles within a framework of integrity, care for the public, and competency.
Assist the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal in determining whether the RPEQ has behaved in a way that constitutes unsatisfactory professional conduct, or practice.
The main principles of the Code are: