Cassidy Knowlton | 1 June 2011

Useful links for landlords in Victoria

Residential tenancy legislation
Laws regarding residential tenancies in Victoria are outlined in the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 and the Residential Tenancies Regulations of 2008.

Further information for residential landlords
Consumer Affairs Victoria has produced a guide to residential tenancy for both landlords and tenants.

Dispute resolution for residential tenancies
Disputes regarding residential tenancies in Victoria are handled by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Further resources
Other useful resources include the Real Estate Institute of VictoriaProperty Owners Association of VictoriaProperty Council of AustraliaNational Tenancy Database and Consumer Affairs Victoria.

Commercial tenancy legislation
Retail tenancy in Victoria is governed by the Retail Leases Act 2003 and the Retail Leases Regulations 2003.

Dispute resolution for commercial tenancies
The Victorian Small Business Commissioner is responsible for mediating disputes arising from commercial tenancies. Should mediation prove unsuccessful, matters can be escalated to VCAT.