What do the new Queensland renting laws mean for you?

October 14, 2021

New tenancy laws finally passed in Queensland parliament, concluding stage one. In brief, here is what you can expect: Changes include: the reasons tenancies can be ended, the introduction of minimum housing standards  renting with pets; and increased protections for people experiencing domestic and family violence. 1: Reasons tenancies can be ended (commencement date not … Read More

MEDIA RELEASE: Government passes new renting laws.

October 14, 2021

MEDIA RELEASE Today, the Palaszczuk Government passed its new tenancy legislation with some amendments, calling it ‘striking the right balance between renters and property owners’. Advocates from the community sector have welcomed the long overdue rental reform acknowledging some amendments will improve Queensland renters’ rights but expressing concern that protections do not go far enough. … Read More

Our Rally for Renters’ Rights

October 8, 2021

On Thursday 7 August, the Make Renting Fair in Queensland campaign hosted a COVID safe in person rally and an online virtual rally, encouraging all Queenslanders to get on board and raise their voices for renters’ rights. We had guest speakers – Penny Carr, CEO Tenants Queensland and Make Renting Fair Qld Alliance member – … Read More