Queensland tenancy laws have changed

The Queensland Government’s Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2024 (the Bill) was passed by Parliament on Thursday 23 May 2024 and will become law on dates to be advised.

The RTA continue to work with the Queensland Government and the Queensland renting community to ensure everyone has access to timely, accurate and impartial information, resources and education about the changes to residential tenancy laws. 

What is changing and when?

While the new tenancy legislation has been made law, it’s important to remember that not all changes commence immediately.

The Bill amends the Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Act 2008 and Residential Tenancies and Rooming Accommodation Regulation 2009.

A number of reforms will commence on the date of to be advised.

Learn more about these changes and what they mean for your tenancy rights and responsibilities on our rental law changes web page.

We strongly encourage Queensland tenants and property managers/owners to subscribe to RTA News to stay up to date on the latest announcements. 

Original publication on 23 May 2024
Last updated on 23 May 2024

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