Legislation

Residential Tenancies Act 1997

The Act defining landlord and tenant rights and obligations.

Co-Operatives Act 1996

Victorian Consolidated Legislation

The purpose of this Act is to provide a legislative framework for the formation, registration and management of co-operatives which enables flexibility in the operation of co-operatives and promotes the development of co-operatives.

Owners Corporations Regulations 2007

Victorian Consolidated Legislation

The objective of these Regulations is to prescribe—

(a) the classes of prescribed owners corporations for the purposes of the Owners Corporations Act 2006;

(b) certain insurance requirements relating to owners corporations;

(c) when an existing owners corporation must establish an owners corporation register and information to be included on owners corporation certificates;

(d) fees, costs and charges payable under the Owners Corporations Act 2006;

(e) model rules for owners corporations;

(f) other matters authorised or required to be prescribed for the purposes of the Owners Corporations Act 2006.

Owners Corporations Act 2006

Victorian Consolidated Legislation

The main purposes of this Act are:

(a) to provide for the management, powers and functions of owners corporations; and

(b) to provide for appropriate mechanisms for the resolution of disputes relating to owners corporations; and

(c) to amend the Subdivision Act 1988 in relation to the creation of owners corporations.

Equal Opportunity Act 1995

Victorian Consolidated Legislation

The main purpose of this Act is to re-enact and extend the law relating to equal opportunity and protection against discrimination, sexual harassment and victimisation. 

Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006

In January 2008, the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (The Charter) came into full force. The Charter enshrines a set of rights derived from the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and applies to all processes and decisions made by the Victorian State Government’s departments and public authorities.

Housing Act (2004)

As amended in 2004