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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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Community Justice Centres can help you to resolve your dispute quickly and for free using mediation.
This chapter of the Law handbook deals with planning controls, development consent, threatened species legislation, heritage protection, pollution and taking action against development.
This website from the Tenants' Union of NSW provides specialised legal information, fact sheets and referral options relevant to the unique housing situation of park residents.
This short guide from NSW Fair Trading covers the responsibilities of residents and owners, repairs and maintenance, owners corporation meetings, strata managing agents, resolving disputes and going to NCAT.
Find information from NSW Fair Trading about tenants and landlords, buying and selling, strata, agents and managers, holiday parks and retirement villages.
Find information from the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) about fencing notices, conciliation, the hearing, and orders.
Looking for more? The State Library has a wealth of legal information in its collections. Try searching our various resources to find more.