Northern Rivers Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service (NORTAAS)

 

CONTACT

Phone

(02) 6621 1022

1800 649 135

Advice Hours:

Mon:

9am - 5pm

Tue:

9am - 5pm

Wed:

Unavailable

Thu:

9am - 5pm

Fri:

9am - 5pm

Website:

northernriversclc.org.au

ABOUT

The Northern Rivers Tenants Advice & Advocacy Service (NORTAAS) provides free advice and referral for all tenants and residential parks residents in the NSW Northern Rivers. When you call, please listen to the answering service carefully and leave a message with the information required. Please note that advice is also available on Thursday evenings by appointment.

Our services are available to renters from Tweed Heads to Grafton and west to Drake.

We are based in Lismore and provide outreach services to Tweed, Grafton, Casino and other areas of the Northern Rivers.

NORTAAS is a program of Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre.

NEWS

Make Renting Fair gains momentum

Make Renting Fair campaigners and supporters in Redfern
Redfern tenants and community show their support for Make Renting Fair
In NSW current tenancy legislation allows landlords in the private market to end a tenancy without having to give a reason. This means renters are often scared to enforce their rights because they know they can get kicked out for things like asking for repairs or challenging an excessive rent increase. Make Renting Fair is a community campaign calling for law reform to end these unfair evictions. Support for the Make Renting Fair campaign continues to grow.
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Make Renting Fair – community support growing

Make Renting Fair
Make Renting Fair is a new community campaign to end unfair evictions. Bringing together a strong coalition of local community organisations, unions, and faith based organisations, the Tenants Union of NSW and Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services are calling on the NSW State Government to make renting fair, and ensure renters in New South Wales are protected against unfair evictions.
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Living in Residential Parks Workshop

Northern Rivers Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service
The Northern Rivers Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service (NORTAAS) is running a workshop about the legal rights and responsibility of home owners renting in residential parks.

The Workshop will be on Monday the 20th of March in Ballina.
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Report: NORTAAS Info Session for Residential Communities

Sarah from NORTAAS speaking at Gateway Lifestyle Residential Community
Sarah Drury from NORTAAS speaking at Gateway Lifestyle Residential Community
On 27th October 2016, Sarah Drury and Mary Flowers from Northern Rivers Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service (NORTAAS) attended Casino Gateway Lifestyles Residential Community to conduct an information session about the Residential (Land Lease) Communities Act 2013. The session was organised in in collaboration with community residents and the community operator, who advertised the event in the community newsletter.
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