How state governments will change tenancy laws in 2020

State governments are responding to the surge in long-term renting by introducing a raft of new reforms aimed at boosting the rights of tenants. Tenants’ advocates have welcomed the proposed changes but argue governments should go even further by abolishing ‘no grounds’ evictions. Landlords have said the reforms will discourage investment and consequently drive up…

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ATO focusing on holiday homes rentals

Media release: Focus on holiday home rentals https://www.ato.gov.au/Media-centre/Focus-on-holiday-home-rentals/ Is your property genuinely available to rent? 1. Advertise the property Advertise the property to a wide audience. Advertising through a real-estate agent or an online site is not always enough evidence to demonstrate that a property is genuinely available for rent, and nor is advertising locally…

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