The need for a national review of the rental market is the subject of this piece by The New Daily.
In Victoria, better protections for renters are being considered by the state government to address problems including excessive rent increases and a lack of security in living arrangements.
National Council CEO Dr John Falzon supports a national review of rental accommodation.
"The insecurity of housing experienced by many Australians is exacerbated by tenancy laws across the states and territories that do not consistently safeguard renters' rights," he says.
The Society launched its Ache for Home paper, a national plan to tackle the problem of homelessness in Australia, in March 2016.