We provide :

…Legal advice on tenancy and occupancy issues through our Tenants’ Advice Service. We also provide information on renters’ rights and responsibilities and conduct free community education and training on renting issues for community groups, workplaces, schools and other groups of interested people.

We represent:

…Renters’ interests to a range of organisations – government and non-government at all levels of decision-making and participation, local, national and international.  We provide a voice for renters and represent renters’ interests in changes to tenancy, occupancy and related law in the ACT.

Are you a tenant or occupant? Tell us what you think our position should be on inspections, repairs, rent increases and resolving disputes.

We liaise with:

…The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Housing ACT, the ACT Government, the Office of Rental Bonds, the Real Estate Institute and other relevant bodies to ensure tenants’ rights are upheld and that rental housing is fair.



Tenants’ Union ACT publishes this website as a free service to the public. Please note that the information on this site is only relevant to renters in the ACT.

This website provides information about the law designed to help users understand their legal rights and obligations. However legal information is not the same as legal advice (the application of law to an individual's specific circumstances). Although we make all efforts to ensure our information is accurate and useful, we recommend you consult the Tenants Advice Service for advice specific to your circumstances. You are also free to consult an independent solicitor for a second opinion.

Please note that this website is NOT intended to be used as a substitute for specific legal advice or opinions and the transmission of this information is NOT intended to create a solicitor-client relationship between the Tenants’ Union ACT and members of the public.

Tenants’ Union ACT makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currency, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use.  Please also note when the page was last updated, as the law may have changed.