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
Last week we appeared for a Senate Inquiry calling for the maximum rate of Commonwealth Rent Assistance be increased by a minimum of 30 per cent for all recipients with variation in increase above this minimum to take account of family or household type, as well as local housing market conditions and current rents. Find […]
The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania will hold its Annual General Meeting at 12.30pm on Thursday, 7th November 2019 at our offices in 166 Macquarie St, Hobart. The AGM is open to the public. Find our Annual Report for the financial year 2018/19 here.
Rents moderated throughout Tasmania in the June quarter with the North being the only region or centre to have a rise in rent. While this moderation is consistent with June quarters in the past it is still welcome news for tenants following the constant increases in rent since 2016. Rents in the South have markedly […]
Rents in Southern Tasmania rose by 5.5% according to the March edition of Tasmanian Rents. Seasonally, rents rise by more in the March quarter but the increase was still extreme. Rents in the North (comprising of Launceston and the North East) rose by a moderate 0.6%, while rents in the North West fell by 3.6%. […]
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.