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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 have provided a submission to the Inquiry into Energy Prices in Tasmania. Our submission calls for improved energy efficiency minimum standards in Tasmania (like insulation and energy efficient appliances) as has already occurred in other Australian jurisdictions. 

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We offer telephone advice statewide and face-to-face advice in three locations, Hobart, Launceston and Devonport.

Legal Representation

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.

Purchasing Leases

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

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