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: Housing , Owning Property , Tenants' Responsibilities , Tenants' Rights


Residential Tenancy and Smoke Alarms

The Residential Tenancy Amendment (Smoke Alarms) Act 2012 (the Act) requires smoke alarms to be installed in residential rental properties in Tasmania from 1 May 2013. This factsheet outlines the major requirements of the Act for both landlords and tenants.


Boarding premises are often tenanted by vulnerable members of society, including people with a disability.  These premises, and the rights of boarders, are covered by the Residential Tenancy Act 1997.

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

Phone: (03) 6223 2500

Web Address: https://www.hobartlegal.org.au/handbook/housing-renting-and-buying/residential-tenancy/boarders/

Link Owner: Hobart Community Legal Service Inc

Also in: Boarding , Housing , Tenants' Responsibilities , Tenants' Rights