Title: ‘Fairer Safer Housing’
Music: ‘Twinkle’ – xylophone tune varying in volume throughout video
Length: 2 minutes 5 seconds
Description: Video begins – a hand begins drawing a tree, a house and a path leading to a letterbox. The words ‘Do you rent or own a rental property’ in green font appears next to the house. State Government of Victoria logo appears on the bottom right corner.
Voiceover: Do you rent or own a rental property?
Description: a hand draws a stick figure scratching his head looking confused. A question mark appears over the stick figure’s head.
Voiceover: Do you find the renting process confusing or difficult?
Description: a hand draws the word ‘Change’ in green font
Voiceover: Do you think renting laws need changing?
Description: a hand draws the words ‘We want to hear from you’ in green font
Voiceover: We want to hear from you.
Description: a hand begins erasing the screen with an eraser, and the Fairer Safer Housing logo appears.
Voiceover: The Victorian Government’s plan for Fairer Safer Housing will include a review of the Residential Tenancies Act…
Description: a hand draws a double-storey house, a beach shack and a mansion.
Voiceover: … to see whether the law suits the modern rental market…
Description: a hand draws a set of justice scales
Voiceover: … to maintain a fair balance between the rights of landlords and tenants…
Description: a hand writes out the word ‘Rules’ in green font, and then draws a black tick next to it. A hand then writes out the word ‘Processes’ in green font and draws a black tick next to it.
Voiceover: …. and to ensure rules and processes are clear and simple.
Description: a hand draws a grey computer screen and then an image of the Fairer Safer Housing logo moves onto the computer screen.
Voiceover: Over the next three years, information about the review will feature on the Fairer Safer Housing website.
Description: a hand draws a piece of paper with writing on it, then the hand draws a girl sitting at a table typing on her laptop, and then draws a speech bubble and writes the words ‘polls’ and ‘blogs’ in green font in the speech bubble.
Voiceover: You can get involved by making a submission and participating in online discussions, blogs and polls.
Description: a hand writes out the words ‘Be part of the change’ in green font.
Description: a hand draws a white and red lighthouse near the sea, with a For Lease sign on a post next to the lighthouse. The hand draws a bird sitting on the For Lease sign.
Voiceover: We want to make sure our laws keep pace with the modern rental market.
Description: a hand draws an elderly couple, a young couple with a child, and a teenage boy.
Voiceover: We also want you to understand your rights and responsibilities.
Description: a hand draws a crowd of people. Three people are holding up signs. The first sign reads ‘Have’, the second sign reads ‘Your’ and the third sign reads ‘Say’.
Voiceover: Join us and have your say on the future of renting in Victoria.
Description: a hand draws a black mobile phone. The screen zooms into the phone and the words ‘Register now at fairersaferhousing.vic.gov.au are written out.
Voiceover: For more information and to register, go to fairersaferhousing.vic.gov.au
Description: Black title screen with the words ‘Produced by Consumer Affairs Victoria’.
Description: Black title screen with the words ‘Authorised by Consumer Affairs Victoria. 121 Exhibition Street Melbourne. Spoken by Evelyn Vettivelu’
Voiceover: Authorised by Consumer Affairs Victoria. 121 Exhibition Street Melbourne. Spoken by Evelyn Vettivelu