Home sharing is an economic lifeline for many hosts helping pay the bills or mortgage as well as spreading the economic benefits of tourism to small businesses and communities beyond the usual tourist centres.
Keep the doors open for Airbnb hosts and guests. Support fair home sharing rules in Victoria.
Airbnb welcomes new rules in Victoria to stamp out party houses
Airbnb has joined with with the Victorian Minister for Consumer Affairs to welcome new legislation to deal with bad actors and isolated incidents of unruly behavioUr in home sharing and the short term rental market across the state.
Airbnb Partners with Victorian Government to Prepare for Emergencies
Premier Daniel Andrews signed a ground-breaking agreement with Airbnb in California to provide additional housing options for displaced Victorians and emergency workers during an emergency. The Premier met with Head of Global Disaster Relief and Recovery Kelly Bentz to sign the Australian-first partnership and bolster Victoria’s emergency response. Airbnb will work with Emergency Management Victoria before, during, and after disasters to help more residents during an emergency