I would like to advise residential tenants who are concerned or already experiencing tenancy insecurity and other problems during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) period that state and federal governments are now working on new measures to protect renters Government initiatives to assist renters - Sky News 20 March 2020. (External link)We are seeking an outcome that prevents evictions during this period without building up rental debts that cannot be repaid even once the renter’s income recovers.

Tenants Victoria (External link) have some specific advice on what you can do if Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacts your tenancy.

Please also take a bit of time if you can to let us know about specific problems that you are encountering so that we can include this in the design of the new measures Tell Us Your Story. (External link)