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Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (No 2)

Introduced on May 23. The Bill amends the Residential Tenancies Act to address issues related to liability for damage to rental premises caused by a tenant, methamphetamine contamination in rental premises, and tenancies over rental premises that are unlawful for residential use. Completed first reading on July 4 and sent to the Local Govt and Environment Committee for consideration. Just the Greens were opposed saying the Bill undermined tenants rights. Reported back from committee on April 16. Second reading completed on Nov 8 with all parties in agreement. Committee stage completed on July 23 and third reading on July 24 with all parties in support. Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill (No 2)