Latest news Skip listen and sharing tools Listen Filter by category All News alerts Industry updates Legislation updates Media releases Public warnings Enforceable undertakings Court actions Showing articles tagged with 'Legislation' Victorians have their say on decriminalising sex work - News alert News alerts 13 August 2021 The Victorian Government is inviting feedback from the community to inform the implementation of sex work decriminalisation reforms, including how the government can better work with and support the sex work industry. Electronic delivery of guides and yearly rent increases - Legislation update Legislation updates 19 June 2019 From 19 June 2019, Victorian landlords can give tenants who consent the prescribed renting guide in electronic form, instead of a printed guide. In tenancy agreements entered into on or after 19 June 2019, rent increases are restricted to no more than once every 12 months. Sale of Land Amendment Act 2019 - Legislation update Legislation updates 5 June 2019 The Victorian Government has passed new laws that will remove the ability of developers to use sunset clauses to intentionally delay building projects and exploit buyers. Residential Tenancies Amendment (Long-term Tenancy Agreements) Act 2018 - Legislation update Legislation updates 1 February 2019 From 1 February 2019, the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 will apply to all fixed-term residential tenancy agreements, regardless of length. Retirement Villages (Contractual Arrangements) Regulations 2017 - Legislation update Legislation updates 30 July 2017 The Retirement Villages (Contractual Arrangements) Regulations 2017 replace the previous 2006 regulations, which were due to expire on 31 July 2017. Residential Tenancies Amendment Regulations 2016 and Residential Tenancies Further Amendment Regulations 2016 - Legislation update Legislation updates 30 September 2016 The Residential Tenancies Amendment Regulations and the Residential Tenancies Further Amendment Regulations commence today. Licensing scheme for rooming house operators - Legislation update Legislation updates 12 May 2016 New legislation, the Rooming House Operators Act 2016, was enacted on 11 May 2016. Veterans and Other Acts Amendment Act 2015 - Legislation update Legislation updates 22 April 2015 The Veterans and Other Acts Amendment Act 2015 changes legislation within Consumer Affairs Victoria's portfolio.