The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania Inc. is a not for profit community organisation offering free services including tenancy advice, advocacy and referrals. Our aim is to secure the rights of all tenants for the purpose of relieving housing related poverty, destitution, misfortune and distress.
Renting in Tasmania? We provide FREE
advice for public and private residential
The Tenants’ Union will be CLOSED over Easter for the following days: Telephone Advice: CLOSED from close of business Thursday 13th April. Re-opening 9.30am on Wednesday 19th April. Face to Face Advice in Hobart: CLOSED from 12.30pm on Thursday13th April. Re-opening 9.30am on Wednesday 19th April. Have a lovely Easter break and a stress-free tenancy!
Yesterday, we co-signed a letter with TasCOSS and Shelter Tasmania calling for standard application forms and lease agreements. We believe that Real Estate Agencies and private landlords should not be able to require credit and criminal history checks during the application process and we have called for consultation on the questions that should and […]
This is Bill Bryce. Bill is a 70 year-old-pensioner who has lived in his current home for two years. Bill is a tenant with one of the largest Real Estate Agencies in Tasmania. A couple of weeks ago Bill noticed wasps in and around his house. He contacted his real estate agent a week ago […]
Tenants in Australia do not have it easy. They fear eviction and rent increases, and have to put their privacy on hold for quarterly inspections by their landlord. We have heard these stories by the hundreds through our advice line, drop in service and at court. The report Unsettled. Life in Australia’s private rental market, jointly published by CHOICE, National Shelter and the National […]
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.