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Solicitor 12 Month Contract – Launceston 22.5 hours per week negotiable The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania is a not-for-profit community organisation that represents Tasmanian residential tenants through legal advice and referral, court work, law reform, policy development and political representation. We seek a motivated solicitor that is committed to social justice and tenants’ rights to […]

Last week temporary changes to the Residential Tenancy Act came into effect for the duration of the COVID-19 Emergency period. Find some of the frequently asked questions about the changes and answers below. We will add more questions and answers over time as they arise. I have heard about the “Emergency Period”. What is it? […]

Yesterday, a coalition of community groups wrote to the Premier calling for an extension of the moratorium on evictions and rent increases until the end of the year and calling for further financial support for tenants who can demonstrate ongoing financial hardship.

COVID-19 has had an impact on rents as the latest data demonstrates.  Out of the 16 local government areas we look at in Tasmanian Rents, there was a decrease in rental prices for 3-bedroom properties in most (13 out of 16). In only two areas in the North West was there no change in price […]

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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.

Tenancy Education & Training

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

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We sell leases that comply with Tasmanian residential tenancy law. They can be purchased in Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.

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