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
Rents for 1, 2 and 3 bedroom properties in the South all increased by more than 10% in the last financial year, compounding upon 5% increases in the financial year prior to that. Meanwhile in Inner Launceston, rents for 1, 2 and 3 bedroom all rose by 6% or more in the last 12 months. […]
Earlier today, we appeared before Tasmania’s Upper House calling for urgent action to prioritise long-term tenants over short-term accommodation providers including Airbnb. A copy of the latest research was provided to members of the Select Committee including the fact that 40 per cent of rental stock in Glamorgan/Spring Bay Council, 17 per cent in Break O’Day […]
Two months ago we wrote to the Housing Minister asking that he abide by his commitment to “improve transparency in the rapidly changing sharing economy”. Specifically, we requested a list of the data sought by the Government from short-term accommodation providers and the data provided in response. Find our letter here. Read the Housing Minister’s […]
Two weeks ago we wrote to the Housing Minister asking that he abide by his commitment to “improve transparency in the rapidly changing sharing economy”. We asked that the Minister provide us with the data provided by Airbnb and other short-term accommodation providers . The data is due by the end of July and we […]
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.