Neighbours, housing and the environment

Having problems with neighbours over fences or trees? Or with your landlord? Or are you concerned with issues relating to planning or the environment?


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An easy to understand guide to the law relating to neighbours, including dividing fences, retaining walls, overhanging branches, animals and noise.
Designed to provide practical and legal information for people in share housing, this book covers living in a share house, the legal situation, domestic violence, and moving out.

Guided pathways are self-help tools that aim to help you resolve your legal problems quickly, cheaply and fairly without having to go to court. Two guided pathways are available: Unpaid council rates and Mortgage stress.


A legal guide for people living in boarding houses in NSW. It explains the ins and outs of the Boarding Houses Act 2012 (NSW) as well as other laws that can apply to boarding houses.

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