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Legal and dispute support

Rental disputes may occur when:

  • there is poor communication
  • the terms of the tenancy agreement are not met
  • people do not understand their rights and responsibilities.    

Resolving disputes

The best way to avoid disputes is for the people involved to talk to each other as soon as an issue arises. You also need to be aware of your rights and responsibilities when renting.

If your landlord or rental agent or manager breaches the tenancy agreement, you can issue them with a Notice to remedy breach.

To resolve problems during a tenancy, you can:

Advice and support

Free advice about your rights and obligations under a tenancy agreement is available from the:

Financial help

To help cover your expenses, check if you’re eligible for:

Helpful links

Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0)
Last updated:
7 September 2016

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