Tenants' Union of NSW

The Tenants’ Union of NSW is the peak non-government organisation advocating for the interests of tenants and other renters in New South Wales since 1976.

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Farewell Ned (see you soon)

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The TU and friends farewell its Senior Policy Officer, Ned Cutcher, after 9 years working with the Tenants' Union and 16 years in the tenancy rights sector.
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Is your apartment fire safe?

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If you own, live in or manage an apartment, we encourage you to make sure your building is fire safe. Material that covers external walls, also known as cladding, can increase the intensity and speed a fire spreads if it’s the wrong type or not installed correctly. The NSW Government is working hard to address these fire safety risks and new laws have been introduced to ban unsafe building products in NSW. Read more about actions you can take and where to get further information.
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#MakeRentingFair campaign intro and update

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Now is a great time to get involved with the Make Renting Fair campaign. Jemima and Leo from the Tenants' Union provide a quick introduction and an update on where the campaign is up to, and how you can be involved!
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Position vacant: Senior Policy Officer: Permanent Part-time (28 hours)

The Senior Policy Officer is responsible for leading the policy team at the Tenants’ Union. This includes development of the TU’s policies on tenancy issues; undertaking research and consultation; representing the TU in the media and undertaking liaison with decision-makers.
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Tenancy rights for residents of group homes: consultation forums

Tenants' Union of NSW
The NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Ageing, Disability & Home Care is transferring the management of group homes to the non-government sector. As a result of this change, residents of transferred group homes will get a new landlord. Shelter NSW and the Tenants' Union of NSW are collaborating to deliver a number of targeted face-to-face forums in February 2018. It’s important that we hear from those within our community who will be directly affected by the transfer of supported group accommodation.
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