A snapshot of the changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997

On 6 September 2018 the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill 2018 was passed by Parliament and included more than 130 reforms which aim to increase protection for renters. The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2018 (RTAA) is due to come into effect progressively and completely, by 1 July 2020 and will amend the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 […]

Readmore

Mandatory data breach notification scheme now in effect – what you need to know

Amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) came into effect on Thursday 22 February 2018. Under the Privacy Act, regulated entities are obliged to take reasonable steps to protect personal information from misuse, interference and loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. The amended Privacy Act now includes a scheme under which certain organisations […]

Readmore