22/03/2021

The long road

Rivergum Holiday Park at Corowa is a small community with about 45 residents including Bob Myles who was one of the first home owners to take an electricity dispute to the Tribunal under the…
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22/03/2021

Kincumber Nautical Village Appeal update

On 13 November 2020, Liesl Tesch, MP and Member for Gosford made a Private Members Statement in the NSW Parliament regarding Kincumber Nautical Village (KNV). Ms Tesch had become aware of the…
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11/03/2021

Submission: Land Lease Communities Act Review

The Tenants’ Union welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the Discussion Paper on the Statutory Review of the Residential Land Lease Communities Act (2013).
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05/03/2021

40 organisations publish open letter calling for stronger protections during COVID transition

40 community organisations sign on today to Open Letter calling for stronger protections and additional financial support for COVID impacted renters through transition 
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25/02/2021

Open Justice and the Tribunal (NCAT)

The Tenants' Union NSW recently provided a short submission to the NSW Law Reform Commission's Open Justice Review currently underway. We focused on two key issues. First, the…
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22/02/2021

Responses to Homelessness, January 2021

Check out our submission to the NSW Audit Office's Audit of the NSW Government's responses to homelessness. Everyone deserves a safe, secure, affordable home, and the NSW Government is…
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06/01/2021

New housing news service launched

Read all about it! Check out our Housing News Digest … starting 4 January 2021, the Housing News Digest has an exciting new look and you can subscribe now! 
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17/12/2020

Practical advocacy for social housing tenants

Marrickville Legal Centre is home to two tenancy services – the Inner West Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Service (IWTAAS) and Northern Sydney Area Tenants Service (NSATS). The services provide…
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01/12/2020

No country for young renters?

Young renters do it tough. Expensive rents, share houses, problems with flatmates, the risk of eviction, dodgy landlords, worry about bonds and outstanding repairs are just the tip of the…
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30/11/2020

Using artificial intelligence to improve access to justice

Marrickville Legal Centre has launched a new virtual legal assistant named ‘NALA’ to help people with basic legal queries online.
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25/11/2020

Tenants' Union Annual Report 2019-2020

The past year has been an extraordinary one for the Tenants’ Union, by any measure. Unprecedented bushfires and then flooding across NSW drove many displaced tenants to tenancy services for…
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25/11/2020

Outasite Lite 38 – land lease communities news

Outasite Lite 38 is winging its way across the internet to subscribers' inboxes. Articles in this issue include, "Community recognition for land lease community advocate", "…
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