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The Tenants' Union of NSW publishes two free newsletters for land lease community residents and advocates — Outasite and Outasite Lite. These contain useful articles and up-to-date information on a broad range of issues relating to land lease community living and the law.

 

Outasite is our print newsletter. It is published once per year and distributed via mail.

Outasite Lite is our email newsletter and is sent out regularly through the year.

 

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Free legal advice for park residents

Friday, 4 March, 2016 - 14:56

Following the introduction of the Residential (Land Lease) Communities Act 2013 on 1 November 2015, NSW Fair Trading has provided a small grant to five Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services.

Northern Rivers, Mid Coast, Hunter, Illawarra and South Coast and South West NSW Tenants Advice and Advocacy Services all received funding for a part time worker to focus on residential parks in 2016.

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On the road

Friday, 4 March, 2016 - 14:32

Following the Christmas break we are back on the road visiting parks and providing free information sessions for residents.

We have just been out and about with Tenant Advocates in South and South West Sydney, the Illawarra, Shoalhaven and on the far South Coast.

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Ombudsman for retirees?

Friday, 4 March, 2016 - 13:56

In Victoria a number of advocacy groups are campaigning for a special Ombudsman to administer complaints against the retirement housing sector, including residential parks.

The Consumer Law Action Centre (Victoria) has reported older people routinely calling for advice about unfair fees, complex contracts, bullying and intimidation. Sound familiar? Some of these issues are what we regularly hear about from park residents.

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