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 […]
The TUT will hold a Special General Meeting to discuss two changes to the Constitution. The first changes the Committee Meeting quorum from 4 down to 3, the second, means that General Meeting notices will be published online and sent to members via email, rather than being published in a Tasmanian newspaper. The meeting will […]
The amendments to the Residential Tenancy Act that were slated to take effect from 1st July this year have been pushed back three months until 1st October 2014. The reason given for the delay by the Office of Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading was the timing of the change of Government. The Tenants’ Union are […]
The National Welfare Rights Network has released a report recommending that Commonwealth Rent Assistance (CRA) be increased by 30% and that future increases be linked to housing rent inflation rates rather than the general CPI. It also suggests increasing the rates for Newstart, Youth Allowance and the end to ‘sharers’ rates for CRA.
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.