Legal change needed to enforce renter’s rights

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Many tenants are finding it hard to uphold their rights. Image: Richard Klein, Flickr

Brisbane Councillor Jonathan Sri is giving a voice to tenants who have been abused by Australia’s rental system, pledging to ‘name and shame’ landholders in Queensland.

But advocates say Australia’s pattern of property ownership make tracking landlords difficult and the law needs to be updated to hold them accountable.

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