Tenancy workshops and presentations

The TU offers workshops and/or presentations on basic tenancy rights and issues.

Who for?

  • groups of ACT tenants, and others renting their accommodation, can be organised by community groups, workplaces, interest groups
  • workers in organisations who come into contact with tenants and tenancy issues, as well as occupants and occupancy issues

What do they include?

  • overview of basic rights and responsibilities
  • overview of common issues and resolution of disputes
  • information kits covering presentation material
  • in some cases information manuals (eg for day long workshop on Domestic Violence and Tenancy Law)

How long are they?

They can be tailored to meet the needs of attendees and range from 15 minutes overviews to hour long presentations during lunch hours, staff meetings or special meetings.

Longer workshops are also offered on specific issues. An example of this is our annual day long Domestic Violence and Tenancy workshop

How much do they cost?

Most presentations and workshops are free of charge and are offered as part of the service we are funded to provided. If materials provided are our general materials they are also free of charge.

Longer training workshops for workers to assist tenants who may have tenancy issues do involve a fee to cover the cost of producing materials and any other costs such as venue/meals etc.

For more information about these services please call the TU office on 02 6247 1026

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Tenants’ Union ACT publishes this website as a free service to the public.

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.

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