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Legal disclaimer

The information on this website is primarily intended to be for people who live in, or are affected by, the state laws of New South Wales, Australia. The Make Renting Fair website ( is a community campaign website. The information on this site is correct and up-to-date, but any information provided about the law is not intended as legal advice.

You should seek expert advice and assistance if you are faced with a specific problem. For free legal advice and assistance on tenancy issues contact your local Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service.


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When you visit this site, the following information provided by your browser may be logged for statistical purposes only: the type of browser and operating system you are using; your top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk); the address of the referring site (for example, the previous site that you visited); and your server's IP address (a number which is unique to the machine through which you are connected to the Internet: usually one of your service provider's machines).

In addition, our server logs the following information: the date and time of your visit; and the address of the pages accessed and the documents downloaded.

All of this information is used only for statistical analysis or systems administration purposes. No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities, except in the unlikely event of an investigation where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant.


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