A raft of new tenancy laws came into effect from October 1st and out factsheets have been updated to reflect this. Arguably of greatest benefit to tenants is the 42 day (7 week) notice period for an eviction at the end of a fixed term lease, up from a minimum of 14 days. This change […]
Minimum standards and a section referring to photographs will no longer start on October 1 following an eleventh hour change to the Residential Tenancy Act amendments by Minister Vanessa Goodwin, following industry lobbying. The remainder of the amendments are still set to commence on October 1, but the Minister held back two sections indefinitely in […]
People can now access training and join the Tenants’ Union as a member for free by clicking Log In/Sign Up in the top right hand corner. There are two options: Training Account and Membership. Training Account allows people free access to our training courses which use slides and video to explain the Residential Tenancy Act […]
The Australian Companion Animal Council has published two small publications about making tenancy in Australia more pet friendly. One is a guide for tenants and the other a guide for landlords and agents. Reading through their literature, you really start to understand the level of prejudice against pets in tenancies and the lengths some tenants […]
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.