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RTRA Act review - Queensland tenancy law reform

Updates are and will be provided to Real Estate Excellence member offices via the Real Estate Excellence Member Update and posted in the Member Facebook and Instragram groups Real Estate Excellence - Stacey Holt SHREE members private group and SHREE members.   Updates and information are also provided as part of training events. 

Scroll down to 29th June 2021 for information regarding the Bills and submission information.


RTRA Act review - Queensland tenancy law reform

13th September 2021

The Bill is due for its second reading during the next Parliament sitting which starts from tomorrow. Sitting Date | Queensland Parliament

We shall update Real Estate Excellence Members via the Latest Member update email service.

17th August 2021 - RTRA Act review update Listen to short podcast regarding below here.

The Parliamentary Community Support and Services Committee have released their report regarding the RTRA Act review of the Labor Government and Greens tenancy law proposed bills. The Parliamentary Community Support and Services Committee have recommended the passing of the Housing Legislation Amendment Bill (Labor Bill) currently in Parliament. The bill has had its first reading in Parliament on the 18th June 2021, with Parliament sitting again on the 31st August 2021. The Bill is currently number 4 on the Notice Paper for the next Parliamentary sitting which is subject to change.

I am currently reviewing the Committee's paper.. Real Estate Excellence members will be advised via email in future Real Estate Excellence Member Updates, and will be included in the upcoming PME half day training events being held throughout Queensland. 

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3rd August 2021 - Rental law reform proposals

Bills under consideration

Housing Legislation Amendment Bill 2021

On 18 June 2021 the Queensland Government introduced the Housing Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 to the Queensland Parliament.  

Proposed reform areas include: 

  • ensuring all parties have appropriate approved reasons for all parties to end a tenancy 
  • prescribing Minimum Housing Standards 
  • options for people experiencing domestic and family violence to end a tenancy 
  • frameworks for all parties to negotiate renting with pets. 

The Bill was referred to the Community Support and Services Committee for detailed consideration and submissions were invited on the proposed changes through the Committee process until 12 noon on 13 July 2021. 

The Committee’s report on the Bill is due on 16 August 2021. 

Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation (Tenants' Rights) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 

On 26 May 2021, Dr Amy MacMahon MP, Member for South Brisbane, introduced the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation (Tenants’ Rights) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021 (Bill) into the Queensland Parliament. The Bill was referred to the Community Support and Services Committee and public submissions were invited until 12 noon on 13 July 2021.   

The Committee’s report on the Bill is due on 16 August 2021. 

More information on both Bills is available on the Committee webpage

Sourced from Rental law reform proposals | Residential Tenancies Authority (rta.qld.gov.au)


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