Defacto/Same Sex Property Settlements

The law in relation to de facto and same sex couples has changed in Tasmania. A de facto relationship is between two adults of the opposite sex or two adults of the same sex. A de facto property settlement is now governed by the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth).

Phone: 1800 682 468

Web Address: http://womenslegaltas.org.au/wordy/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/De-facto.pdf

Link Owner: Women's Legal Service Tasmania

Also in: De Facto relationships , Separation and Divorce

Australian Human Rights Commission

The Commission was established in 1986 as an independent statutory organisation reporting to the Commonwealth Parliament through the Attorney-General. Their vision is human rights: everyone, everywhere, everyday.

A Guide to the Residential Tenancy Commissioner

A guide to the roles and responsibilities of the Residential Tenancy Commissioner

Organisation Address: 110 Collins St, Hobart, Tasmania, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 135 513

Web Address: http://www.consumer.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/336881/Guide_to_Residential_Tenancy_Commissioner_V2.4_-_March_2017.pdf

Link Owner: Department of Justice

Also in: Owning Property , Renting Property , Tenants' Responsibilities , Tenants' Rights

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Access and Privacy

As a tenant you are entitled to quiet enjoyment of the property that you are renting, meaning that the landlord/agent must not interfere with your peace, comfort or privacy in using the premises.

Organisation Address: 166 Macquarie Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000, Australia

Phone: 1300 652 641

Web Address: http://tutas.org.au/factsheet/access-privacy/

Link Owner: Tenants' Union of Tasmania

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