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This information is a guide and should not be used as a substitute for professional legal advice.


If you are a student renter in Melbourne or regional Victoria, we have lots of information on our website on your legal rights when looking for your next home, when renting, and on things you need to know before you leave your rental.

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We are currently updating this page – please check the rest of our website for general information on topics including these:

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New rental laws


International students

International students, who frequently live in rooming houses or share houses, often don’t know their rights as renters or what support is out there for help with food, health, legal advice and other matters. Find out more on our International students page.

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