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Esther at GSATS

A day in the life of Esther Smith, Tenant Advocate

Esther Smith is a Tenant Advocate at the Greater Sydney Aboriginal Tenants' Service (GSATS). In this interview she talks about her day-to-day experiences as an advocate, as well as what…
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Tenants' Union of NSW Submission

Submission: Residential Tenancies Regulation 2019

The Tenants' Union made this submission to the Residential Tenancies Regulation 2019 Consultation. For this submission, the Tenants' Union consulted heavily with the advocates of the…
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Jane Bennett Lower Fort Street

Millers Point: through the looking glass

Robert Mowbray reflects on the forced relocation of public housing tenants from Millers Point. He collects a selection of posts that report and discuss on the events and issues.
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Brian with his dog Ruby in their apartment

#WeLiveHere community action

#WeLiveHere2017 was a community action led by local residents of Redfern Waterloo. Coloured lights lit up the two social housing tower blocks in Waterloo – Matavai and Turanga – that have…
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The cover of the Tenant's Union Annual Report

Tenants' Union Annual Report 2015-2016

This year the TU celebrated four decades of working for tenants’ rights. An anniversary such as this is an opportunity to celebrate achievements, acknowledge the many contributors to the journey…
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Robin and Kathy

More than bricks and mortar

Robyn Stafford lives in Minto, a suburb in south western Sydney. She has experience as a tenant who has been through a redevelopment process in public housing. She has been active in working…
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Tenants' Union of NSW Submission

Submission: Response to Fair Trading discussion paper "Statutory Review of the Residential Tenancies Act 2010"

The Tenants’ Union is pleased to provide this response to NSW Fair Trading’s discussion paper for the statutory review of the Residential Tenancies Act 2010. This contribution forms part of our…
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Millers Point - not for sale photo

You shall not covet your neighbour's house

On March 19th 2014 the O'Farrell Government announced the proposed sale of 293 public housing properties in Millers Point and the Rocks. Now, just over 18 months later, Dr Robert Mowbray…
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