The Tenants Union of NSW

Aboriginal Liaison Project Worker

Tenants’ Union welcomes Labor’s flagged shift on renters’ rights

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NSW Labor has flagged a new policy agenda that could change the game for renters, says Tenants’ Union NSW.
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NSW Housing and Homelessness peaks welcome Commonwealth funding

TUNSW has joined with other Housing and Homelessness peaks to welcome funding commitments made in the Commonwealth Government’s Budget 2017-18. 
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Community support for fair laws

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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 have called upon the NSW State Government to make renting fair, and ensure renters in New South Wales are protected against unfair evictions.
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Position vacant: Aboriginal Project Officer

The Tenants Union of NSW is advertising the position of Aboriginal Project Officer. This is a Part-time temporary (21 hours per week) position which will be for 12 months. There is a possibility of extension after the 12 months.

The Aboriginal Project Officer focuses on Aboriginal housing and involves development of policy, networks and projects to enhance housing outcomes for Aboriginal tenants. The position works closely with Dtarawarra the Aboriginal Resource Unit for TAASs.

This is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identified position.
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CLCNSW welcomes crucial funding from NSW government

NSW Attorney General Mark Speakman today announced over $6 million over two years in additional funding for community legal centres in NSW, stepping in to fill the void created by a pending reduction in funding by the federal government of 23 per cent in NSW. 
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Transfer of tenancy management from public housing to community housing providers

What do public housing tenants need to know about how the transfer of management of their tenancy to a community housing provider will affect them.
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Tenants' Union releases results of survey of share house residents

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Sharehouse residents have voiced their support for fair share-house rules in a new survey from the Tenants' Union of NSW. The current legal situation for share house residents is confusing, and leads to disputes which are difficult to resolve the survey found.
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A Compact for Renewal: What tenants want from Renewal

A Compact for Renewal: What tenants want from Renewal

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Respect for tenants, acknowledgment that renewal has damaging and disruptive impacts, that impacts will be mitigated and minimised, a commitment to real engagement, and that tenants receive a fair share of the benefits of renewal. These are the Principles for a proposed Compact for Renewal between agencies undertaking urban renewal and social housing tenants affected by renewal. 
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