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Consultation submission analysis

Proposed reforms

The proposed reforms of the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 aimed to:

  • Improve the security and stability of tenure for tenants
  • promote good-faith relationships in the rental environment, and
  • ensure there are appropriate protections in place for both landlords and tenants.

Published: September 23, 2021