Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) manual - CPD 2014

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Manual and assessment for mandatory CPD 2014 for real estate agents, business brokers and property managers.

You should download and read the manual before doing the assessment.  The manual is a handy reference and will help you answer the assessment questions.  

Online assessment

Complete the online assessment (19 questions).


Amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 and Associated Regulations

  1. Session Format 
  2. Part 1: Let’s look at some matters that require greater clarification…
  3. Part 2: The Residential Tenancies Agreement
  4. Part 3: The Property Condition Report
  5. Part 4: Lessor’s right of entry to conduct inspections
  6. Part 5: Increasing Rent
  7. Part 6: Rent in Advance
  8. Part 6: Urgent Repairs
  9. Part 7: Ending fixed term tenancies – section 70A
  10. Appendix A – Breaking a fixed term tenancy agreement
  11. Appendix B - Resources
  12. Extracts from the Residential Tenancies Act 1987
  13. Form 1AC

About the manual

© 2014 Department of Commerce

West Coast Property Training has produced this Mandatory CPD workbook and presentation in conjunction with the Consumer Protection Division of the West Australian Department of Commerce. This document is intended for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal or business advice by West Coast Property Training, the Department of Commerce or third parties delivering this training session. Readers requiring legal or business advice should seek out suitably qualified and experienced legal or business advisors.

This session topic is entitled “Implementation of the Residential Tenancies Act 1987 (RT Act) and the associated Regulations” for property managers and agents. Property managers and agents must also complete a session that covers trust accounting practices, security of client documentation and client identification verification. Agents have an additional topic on the disclosure of property interests.

Any questions arising from this training may be addressed to the Department of Commerce (the DOC) by calling the Consumer Protection Contact Centre on 1300 304 054 or by sending an email. Please be aware the DOC can provide you with general information pertaining to the application of the RT Act and the associated Regulations. If you have specific inquiries about matters relating to your situation then you are strongly urged to seek independent professional advice (including legal advice).

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Last updated 08 Sep 2017

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