Other voices other rooms Stories from residents of Brisbane’s inner city boarding houses and hostels. A digital story telling project produced by Inner Northern Suburbs Tenant Advice and Advocacy Service.
A site developed by QUT to assist students renting in sharehouses. This site includes a great online game called Rentology which guides students through the pitfalls of renting.
Information in 10 languages for students renting in rooming accommodation in Queensland. This site was developed by the Inner North Tenancy Advice and Advocacy Service. Languages include Spanish, English, Thai, Urdu, Indonesian, Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Japanese and French.
The Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) oversees tenancy laws in Queensland. This link takes you to the RTA rooming accommodation fact sheets.
The Office of Fair Trading Residential Services Accreditation Unit oversees standards in residential services in Queensland.
Want to rent smarter? Here are links to the Griffith University Student Services “Rent Smarter” You Tube videos. These 3 episodes were developed by GU Welfare and Student Liasison Office for students.
Episode 1 – Starting a tenancy – what you need to know
Episode 2: During and ending a tenancy – your rights and responsibilities
Episode 3: Sharing a house – some useful tips