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  • Maintenance and repairs Information
    The property manager/owner or provider must keep the property in good condition. The tenant/resident is responsible for keeping it clean and free from damage. Read more
  • Who's responsible for repairs? Information
    The property manager/owner or provider must keep the property in good condition. The tenant/resident is responsible for keeping it clean and free from damage. Read more
  • Drains and gutters Information
    Drains and gutters need to be kept in good condition during a tenancy. Read more
  • Emergency repairs Information
    Emergency repairs are repairs for serious or dangerous faults or damage to the property. Read more
  • Lawns, gardens and trees Information
    Maintenance of lawns, gardens and trees should be included in the tenancy agreement. Read more
  • Pool laws and pool maintenance Information
    If a swimming pool is included as part of the rental property, the maintenance should be covered in the special terms of the tenancy agreement. Read more
  • Smoke alarms Information
    By law, owners of all houses and units in Queensland must install at least one smoke alarm. Read more
  • Mould Information
    The Act does not make specific reference to mould, but it does detail requirements about the standard maintenance of a property throughout the agreement. Read more
  • Light bulbs Information
    The provision of light bulbs should be specified in the Entry condition report (Form 1a) at the start of a tenancy. Read more
  • If the property becomes unliveable Information
    A tenancy does not automatically end when a property is declared unliveable. The unliveability of a property must be considered on a case-by-case basis. Read more