Meet the Commissioner
Learn about the Commissioner's experience in the housing sector.
Sets out the Commissioner's vision, mission and approach. Download the Commissioner's strategic plan.
Engaging with stakeholders
The Commissioner and her team will consult widely with renters, advocates and other stakeholders across the private rental sector to identify and act on systemic and community-wide issues.
News and updates
Get the latest updates including media articles, consultation opportunities, opinion pieces and other news.
About the private rental sector
Provides an overview of the Victorian rental sector.
Lists the key issues raised with the Commissioner during consultations after her appointment.
Victorian renting laws
Defines the main legislation and regulations for the rental sector in Victoria.
Where to get help
The Commissioner cannot provide renting advice for individuals.
Select below the dropdown item best suits your renting problem or situation.
Changes to renting laws
Explains changes to renting laws and terminology, due to the passing of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2018.
See the latest research about the rental sector in Victoria and Australia.
Strengthening renters' rights
The Commissioner will expose market practices and regulatory gaps that erode the rights of renters and progress opportunities to strengthen renters’ rights.
Renters exercising their rights
The Commissioner will support improved dispute resolution processes and pursue opportunities to better enable renters to exercise their rights.
Renters understand their rights
The Commissioner will pursue opportunities to increase renters' knowledge and understanding of their rights.