Renting

ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal

The ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal (ACAT) is an independent body, which has exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine disputes arising from private and public residential tenancy and occupancy agreements made in the ACT. ACAT also endorses additional or inconsistent terms in new leases.

ACT Office of Rental Bonds

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra is responsible for the receipt and management of Residential Tenancy Rental Bonds for the Australian Capital Territory.

Affordable Housing

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

The Affordable Housing Action Plan includes initiatives to provide more affordable housing and rental accommodation for Canberrans. It focuses on home ownership, private rental, community and not-for-profit housing, public housing and supported accommodation (including emergency housing), affordable housing for older Canberrans and homelessness.

Asbestos Awareness

ACT Government

Asbestos Awareness website with information about asbestos and the new Government Laws. This site has been setup to help and inform people about the dangers of asbestos.

Birth, death and marriage registrations and certificates

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra is responsible for the registration of certain events such as births, deaths and marriages that occur in the ACT, and the provision certificates of these registrations to authorised applicants

Tenants' Union ACT

Non-Government

Tenants' Union of the ACT provide advice and legal assistance through the Tenants' Advice Service, information on tenants' rights and responsibilities, and conduct community education on tenancy issues.

The Renting Book (PDF 622KB)

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

A guide to your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, property owner or real estate agent. Information booklet about the Residential Tenancies Act 1997.

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