Changes to Queensland rental laws came into effect from 6 June 2024. Learn more about the changes and what they mean for you. 

Minimum housing standards came into effect for new tenancies (including renewed tenancy agreements) from 1 September 2023. They will come into effect for all remaining tenancies on 1 September 2024. Learn more.

The Talking Tenancies podcast is brought to you by the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) and explores everything you need to know about renting in Queensland. We are a state government statutory body that helps make renting work for everyone, providing tenancy information and support, bond management, dispute resolution, compliance and enforcement, and education services.

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Podcast - Secondary Dwellings
1 Mar 2024

Secondary Dwellings

Property owners can choose to rent out secondary dwellings, such as granny flats to non-household members. It’s important that property owners discuss all terms of an agreement with tenants/residents and ensure the property meets the required standards.
Talking Tenancies Stephen Watson
20 Feb 2023

How to deal with mould

Mould is something every Queenslander is familiar with, as our warm and wet weather is a key driver in the production of mould at different times of the year. Learn more by tuning in with RTA Expert, Stephen Watson.