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' Engagement begins for engineers' registration scheme - Media release Media releases 3 December 2019 Work is underway on the planning for a new registration scheme for professional engineers. Specialist disability accommodation and the Residential Tenancies Act - Legislation update Legislation updates News alerts 2 July 2019 From 1 July 2019, specialist disability accommodation (SDA) comes under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 (the Act). 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. New renting laws pass through Parliament - Legislation update Legislation updates News alerts 7 September 2018 The Victorian Parliament has passed the Residential Tenancies Amendment Bill, which features more than 130 reforms designed to increase protections for renters, while ensuring those who provide rental housing have the tools they need to effectively manage their properties. 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.