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 continue to rise without any major relief. Rents for 3-bedroom properties are particularly high in and around population centres, with Glenorchy recording the highest increase compared to last year’s prices of $60 per week and Kingston area recording the highest quarter change with an increase of $35 per week. Only in the North West […]
We have provided a submission to a Senate Cost of Living Inquiry calling for a significant increase in social housing and income support, a review of commonwealth rent assistance and a strengthening of residential tenancy legislation. Read our submission below.
On Friday, twelve community organisations, including the Tenants’ Union wrote to Premier Jeremy Rockliff calling on him to ease cost of living pressures by maximising the use of existing residential premises. Find the letter below:
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.