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Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Bill 2008
This submission proposes the introduction of a Bill which addresses issues identified during extensive reviews of Queensland’s two rental laws – the Residential Tenancies Act 1994 (Tenancies Act) and the Residential Services (Accommodation) Act 2002 (Accommodation Act). The Tenancies Act regulates accommodation such as rented houses, flats and moveable dwellings which are self-contained and where
Review of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act
The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 regulates residential tenancies and rooming accommodation in Queensland. It applies to rented houses, flats, townhouses, caravans and rooming accommodation.
The Act is being reviewed to ensure its provisions remain relevant and appropriate to the changing residential rental sector.
The objectives of the review are to ensure that:
Appointments to Residential Tenancies Authority
The Residential Tenancies Authority’s Board of Directors (the Board) is established under Chapter 10, Part 3 of the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008. The role of the Board is to ensure the Authority is performing its functions and exercises its powers in an appropriate, effective and efficient way.
The Board is required to include representatives of industry and consumer or
Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill 2013
The Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (the Bill) amends the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (RTRAA) to facilitate a smooth transfer of public housing tenancies to Community Housing Providers.
The legislative amendments will enable a Community Housing Provider to capture Commonwealth Rent Assistance in the rent charged to
COVID 19 Response for residential tenancies
The COVID-19 public health emergency is having unprecedented health and economic impacts on many sectors of the economy, including residential tenancies.
Activity restrictions to support social distancing measures have resulted in reduced or lost income for many Queenslanders. More renting households are in or at risk of housing stress due to the health and economic impacts of COVID-19 and may fa
COVID-19 Emergency Response Bill – Non-residential Tenancies & Small Business Commissioner
The economic impacts of COVID-19 are continuing to evolve and it is likely that there will be long-term effects on the Queensland economy and for the business community.
On 7 April 2020, the Prime Minister announced the National Cabinet agreement on the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct – SME Commercial Leasing Principles, to be legislated by the State-Territory Governments to aid commer
Appointments to the Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority
The Board of the Residential Tenancies Authority (the Board) is established under the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 (the Act). The Board is responsible for the way that the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) performs its functions and exercises its powers, and for ensuring the RTA performs its functions in an appropriate, effective and efficient way.
The Board has a r
State Penalties Enforcement (Modernisation) Amendment Bill 2022
The State Penalties Enforcement (Modernisation) Amendment Bill 2022 (the Bill) amends the State Penalties Enforcement Act 1999 (SPE Act), State Penalties Enforcement Regulation 2014 (SPE Regulation), Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 and Traffic Regulation 1962 to reflect the integration into the Queensland Revenue Office (QRO) of certain fine administration functions undertaken