Every state and territory in Australia, other than the Northern Territory, has said that you will not be able to be evicted from your rental property for six months. However, the Northern Territory States are also offering help for renters if they are finding it difficult to pay rent because of COVID-19. If you need help, ask your landlord if you can get some help with your rent. The rules are different for each state or territory.
You can read the rules for your state or territory here:
This page provides information from the NSW government about renting during the coronavirus.
This page covers common questions about renting and Coronavirus COVID-19 in NSW.
This page explains how coronavirus has affected the rights of renters and landlords, and also businesses and those providing services.
If you’re a private renter in Victoria, this resource can help you understand your rights during COVID-19.
This gives you information to help you work through Queensland residential tenancies matters during the COVID-19 response.
This lists factsheets for people renting in Queensland about how COVID-19 affects their rent.
This page lists some of the common situations arising from the COVID-19 crisis and advice for landlords and tenants in South Australia.
This page has a list of frequently asked questions for tenants in South Australia.
The frequently asked questions below address residential tenancy issues and how they are covered by legislation in WA.
This information is to help people understand the changes to residential tenancies in Tasmania during the COVID-19 crisis.
Find some of the frequently asked questions about the changes to renting in Tasmania with the COVID-19 crisis.
This page will be updated once the Northern Territory has decided how to deal with people facing difficulties paying rent during the COVID-19 crisis.
This page provides information on coronavirus and its effects on rental laws in the Northern Territory. It also includes a template letter to ask for a rent reduction.
Australian Capital Territory
This factsheet explains how the ACT Government is helping private renters during the COVID-19 crisis.