Successes | 7th Sep, 2018

Secured commitment to energy efficiency standards for rental properties

On 6 September, the Victorian Upper House passed landmark reforms to our rental laws, giving government the power to set minimum efficiency standards for rental properties.

This is a huge win for Victoria’s 1.2 million renters, and it came after a two year campaign by Environment Victoria, in collaboration with other community and social justice organisations in the One Million Homes alliance.

More than 15,000 Environment Victoria supporters signed our petition to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Marlene Kairouz, and these messages from supporters were mentioned in the parliamentary debate on the legislation.

Read more in our media release >>