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The third edition of Don’t Panic: A Tenants’ Guide to Renting in Tasmania is available now in pdf form.  It has been updated to include the latest changes to tenancy legislation in Tasmania.  Because of the uncertainty surrounding minimum standards legislation, we have decided to only publish Don’t Panic online until the status of the legislation […]

The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania Inc. will hold its Annual General Meeting at 1.00pm on Thursday 30th October at 166 Macquarie St, Hobart. Business will be conducted according to Rule 17(e) of the TUT Constitution. Jody Johnson, Public Officer

October 6th is International Tenants’ Day.  We thought we would be celebrating it by being the first state or territory in Australia to have minimum housing standards for tenancies.  But tenants must wait for Parliament to debate some sections again.  We can only hope that they have well and truly started by the next International […]

A raft of new tenancy laws came into effect from October 1st and our factsheets have been updated to reflect this.  Arguably of greatest benefit to tenants is the 42 day (6 week) notice period for an eviction at the end of a fixed term lease, up from a minimum of 14 days.  This change […]

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We offer telephone advice statewide and face-to-face advice in three locations, Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.

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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.

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We teach about residential tenancy in Tasmania. Any interested group. Introduction to Advanced. Face-to-face and soon online.

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