27 August 2019

Following Royal Assent on 30 July 2019, this Act comes into force today.

The Act was created to address issues related to:

  • liability for damage to rental premises caused by a tenant
  • methamphetamine contamination in rental premises
  • rental premises that are unlawful for residential use.

Full information about how this new law affects tenants and landlords is available here.

View the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 brochure. [PDF, 527 KB]

The Act also allows for:

An updated Residential Tenancy Agreement and Boarding House Tenancy Agreement is now available.

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