Code of Conduct

The Holiday Rental Code of Conduct was announced in March 2012 and became effective 1 May 2012.

The objective of the Holiday Rental Code of Conduct is to assist owner-managers (Owners) and agent-managers (Managers) of short term holiday rental accommodation to meet the residential amenity needs of all stakeholders including guests, neighbours, local communities, local councils and government. Some key residential amenity needs include reasonably low impacts from noise, parking and garbage. The Code of Conduct also seeks to encourage acceptable standards of behaviour for holiday rental Guests and their Visitors. These developments will ensure the sustainability of the holiday rental industry in Australia.

HRIA has relaunched a national Code on 24 March 2015 in conjunction with leading advertising portals Stayz, HomeAway and Flipkey, with Airbnb as a Supporting Organization of the Code. (effective 31 May 2015).

HRIA’s national Code replaces the trialled NSW Code.

Holiday_and_Short_Term_Rental_Code of Conduct - 24.03.2015.pdf

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