Fair Trading provides data for recent rental bond lodgements and refunds as well as data on the total rental bond holdings.
The data published by Fair Trading includes data provided by the agent or landlord at the time of lodgement. A legend is included in each file describing the content.
Data on rental bonds lodged is provided by postcode and may indicate recent rent values. The data includes dwelling type, weekly rent amount and number of bedrooms. This data is provided by the agent or landlord at the beginning of a tenancy.
Lodgement data is provided each month and annual data is also available for the previous calendar year.
Data on rental bond refunds is provided by postcode and may indicate the length of tenancy and the proportion of the bond typically refunded to the agent/landlord and tenant.
Refund data is provided quarterly and annual data is also available for the previous calendar year.
The number of residential rental bonds held is provided by postcode.