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
After two quarters of the weighted median rent index decreasing in the South, the December 2023 quarter saw rents increase everywhere bar the North West, where rents decreased by $2. We might be seeing the return of the annual curve of rents peaking in the March quarter, then declining in the June quarter, staying subdued […]
The Tenants’ Union of Tasmania receives the least funding of any tenant advocacy service in Australia. From the State and Commonwealth Governments we receive $7.83 per rental household compared to $14.94 in Queensland, $16.34 in the Northern Territory, $16.46 in New South Wales and $19.08 in Victoria. Yesterday, in a submission to the Department of Treasury […]
Our Annual Report for the financial year 2022/23 is now available on our website. The report includes information about our organisation, services, advocacy projects as well as financial statements. You will also find statistics on renting in Tasmania from de-identified information provided by our telephone advice clients. Find the full report below, or along with […]
Rents in the South continue to decrease, albeit not as significantly as last quarter, causing the statewide index to drop as well. It’s the first time since September 2012 that rents in the South or statewide have decreased for two consecutive quarters, both times by around 5 per cent. Overall changes, both up and down […]
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.