Make renting fair in Queensland

Tenants Queensland asked each of the six political parties contesting the Queensland election for their views on our six key proposals to Make Renting Fair in Queensland.  Here’s how they responded to date.

We will update this table as we receive their responses.

 

Australian Labor Party Liberal National Party Queensland Greens Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party Katter’s Australian Party Civil Liberties, Consumer Rights, No-Tolls

1. Requiring lessors to always give a reason for terminating their tenancy.

Support inclusion in discussion paper in new term of gov’t….READ MORE   No
Response
Support..READ MORE  

  No
Response

Unclear.. No comment   No
Response

2. Developing and enforcing minimum standards for rental properties.

Support…READ MORE Support..READ MORE Unclear.. No comment

3. Allowing tenants to keep pets.

Support inclusion in discussion paper in new term of gov’t….READ MORE Support..READ MORE  Unclear.. No comment

4. Making it easier for tenants to get their bond money returned

Support inclusion in discussion paper in new term of gov’t….READ MORE Support – No further comment  Unclear.. No comment

5. Ensuring tenancy agreements are fair.

Support: include in discussion paper in new term of gov’t….READ MORE Support – No further comment Support.. No comment

6. Continuing funding for independent tenant advisory services.

Support…READ MORE Support – No further comment  Support.. READ MORE

Any other intitiatives?

 A re-elected Palaszczuk gov’t will introduce tenancy law changes by June 2019, after
community consultation.
Imposition of rent controls ..READ MORE

Link to policy statement

 ALP Policy Statement Greens Policy Statement  READ MORE on KAP’s commitments

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