For DFV Workers

Tenancy law toolkit for domestic and family violence service providers in Queensland 

Purpose

This integrated tenancy toolkit aims to build the capacity of domestic and family violence service providers, when assisting women affected by domestic violence to START, STAY or LEAVE their rental accommodation.

Advice line for service providers

In support of the toolkit, Tenants Queensland provides domestic and family service providers in Queensland with an advisory line at (07) 3708 4833.

Structure of the toolkit

This toolkit provides tenancy law information and procedure in relation to STARTING, STAYING AND LEAVING a tenancy. Each of these three tenancy options is explored in detail including the relevant procedural steps a domestic and family violence professional may be required to follow when working through a tenancy issue.

This toolkit is provided in the following sections:

STARTING
a tenancy

STAYING
in a tenancy

LEAVING
a tenancy

RTA

QCAT

Magistrates
Court

DFV referral
listings

Overview

Definitions &
common terms

Sample letters & forms

Acknowl-
edgements

Interactive
guide