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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NSW legislation dealing with tenancy, including residential tenancy agreements, rent, repairs, and termination of the agreement.


NSW legislation dealing with pets, including registration, dangerous and restricted dogs, and responsibilities for the control of cats.


NSW legislation dealing with fences, including liability for fencing work and the procedure to follow.


This looseleaf service has detailed information on topics including local government and environmental legislation, pollution, planning, heritage, and the Land and Environment Court.


Community Justice Centres can help you to resolve your dispute quickly and for free using mediation.

Legislation and case law

NSW legislation

Find all NSW legislation, including current and historical Acts, Regulations, Gazettes and Bills. 

NSW caselaw

Find cases from NSW courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court, Local Court, and the Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)


Find legislation and cases from all Australian jurisdictions.

Federal Register of Legislation

Find all Commonwealth legislation, including current and historical Acts, Legislative Instruments, Gazettes and Bills.