Legislative Council: Tuesday, August 29, 2023


Rental Affordability

In reply to the Hon. R.A. SIMMS ().2 May 2023).

The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Attorney-General, Minister for Industrial Relations and Public Sector): The Minister for Consumer and Business Affairs has advised:

1. The government received 5,565 responses to the YourSAy survey and 156 written submissions. Of these written submissions, 60 were from stakeholder groups and the remaining submissions were from interested individuals.

2. Consumer and Business Services has advised of its intention to publish submissions received from stakeholder groups on the CBS website, excluding those marked as confidential. CBS has also advised that it intends to publish a summary of the YourSAy survey outcome on the CBS website.

3. The Malinauskas government remains committed to introducing further reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act 1995 in the second half of 2023.