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For DFV Workers

 

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

Good news – Tenancy Regulations have been extended until 30 April 2022. 

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

Tenants Queensland provides domestic and family service providers and workers supporting women with DFV related tenancy issues in Queensland with an advice.

Phone (07) 3708 4833 Or email DFVProject@tenantsqld.org.au 

Funding acknowledgement

Tenants Queensland acknowledges the funding received from the Department of Justice and Attorney General and the Department of Social Services – ‘Keeping Women Safe in their Homes Initiative’.

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

Downloadable
PDF (4 MB)