The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania is a specialist Community Legal Centre for residential tenants. Our aim is to secure the rights of all tenants by providing free legal advice, representation and education, as well as advocating for the improvement of tenants’ rights.
Renting in Tasmania? We provide FREE
advice for public and private residential
With the state election imminent, we have identified a number of areas of reform that will significantly improve housing conditions for the more than 54,000 Tasmanian households that rent. Late last month we sent correspondence to the Tasmanian Liberal Party, the Australian Labor Party and the Tasmanian Greens in which we outlined seven key areas […]
Thanks to additional funding from the Solicitor’s Guarantee Fund we will be able to provide a Duty Solicitor in the Launceston Magistrates Court once a week. Our solicitors will be able to support any tenancy case on the spot, but preparation will enhance your chances for a positive outcome. If you have a tenancy case scheduled […]
The September 2017 edition of Tasmanian Rents is out and here’s what it shows: Southern Tasmanian rents rose by 7.1% for 2 bedroom properties and 9.4% for 3 bedroom properties in the last year. The rents in Greater Hobart rose even faster, with the most extreme example being Hobart City 3 bedroom properties rising by […]
Tasmanian rents fell in all regions in the June quarter according to data collected from the Rental Deposit Authority. The 1.9% fall in Tasmanian rent in June is consistent with previous years where the statistics show rents fall in June following rises in March. The largest fall in regional rent occurred in the North (down […]
We offer telephone advice statewide and face-to-face advice in three locations, Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.
Our solicitors and tenancy workers can advise you on how to present your case if you need to go to Court, and in certain circumstances can represent you in Court with your tenancy matter.
Tenancy Education & Training
We teach about residential tenancy in Tasmania. Any interested group. Introduction to Advanced. Face-to-face and soon online.
We sell leases that comply with Tasmanian residential tenancy law. They can be purchased in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.