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Outasite Lite is our land lease community email newsletter, sent 3-4 times a year. Subscribe hereOutasite magazine is printed once a year and distributed via post. Both are free for residents and their advocates. Full archive here.

 

29/08/2017

Hastings Point Holiday Park: Closure

Hastings Point Holiday Park was once a thriving residential park nestled between the Tweed Coast Road and Cudgera Creek. That changed in 2006 when the park owner discussed gradual closure and…
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24/08/2017

Electricity in land lease communities - it's complicated

Electricity in land lease communities is a complex issue governed by a range of laws, regulations and guidelines that overlap but do not always correspond, writes Julie Lee, Residential Parks…
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12/07/2017

Out now! Outasite issue 3

Outasite issue 3 is hot off the presses and finding its way into mailboxes in land lease communities all over NSW. this issue contains articles including: Park closure; Tara Steers - Tenants…
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30/03/2017

Which agreement?

People who live in residential land lease communities do so under an agreement or contract. The Tenants’ Union and Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services are frequently asked questions about…
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07/02/2017

You can't do that! Operator Conduct in Land Lease Communities

The Tenants’ Union regularly hears complaints from land lease community residents about the behaviour of operators. During the review of the Residential Parks Act 1998 the behaviour of park…
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14/11/2016

Land Lease Community residents get their day in the Supreme Court

Paul Smyth (Tenants' Union Residential Parks Legal Officer) has been working with the residents of Hasting Point for the past five years on their court case for compensation for eviction.…
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12/11/2016

Out now! Outasite issue 2

Outasite issue 2 is hot off the presses and finding its way into mailboxes in land lease communities all over NSW. This issue contains articles including: The Act: one year on; Community…
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04/11/2016

Report: NORTAAS Info Session for Residential Communities

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…
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03/11/2016

Fair market value: challenging site fee increases in new agreements

The Tenants’ Union was one of the stakeholders in the consultation with the Government on the review of residential parks legislation during 2011 and 2012. A key area of difference between the…
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03/11/2016

Recently at NCAT

The right of a home owner to be able to assign their site agreement to someone who purchases their home has become a key battle ground under the Residential (Land Lease) Communities Act 2013 (‘…
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03/11/2016

Age discrimination is ok, says NCAT

Age restrictions in land lease communities is an issue that has been a hotly disputed for many years. Home owners sit on both sides of the fence with some deliberately selecting communities with…
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03/11/2016

Electricity charges

In our September 2016 issue of Outasite Lite (an electronic publication sent out by email) we explored electricity charges and the laws and regulations that govern them. Since publishing the…
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