Short Stay Accommodation Act data collection

The Short Stay Accommodation Act 2019 (external link) (the Act) requires booking platform providers to collect and display certain information regarding short stay premises listed on their booking platforms.

Booking platform providers are also required to report this information to the Director of Building Control on a quarterly basis, within 30 days of the end of the quarter.


Access to data collected under the Act

Data collected under the Act is able to be used for certain research, policy and compliance purposes. This includes provision of data to a planning authority for the purposes of compliance with the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 (external link) or the Building Act 2016 (external link).

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (CBOS) provides data to planning authorities at council for this purpose at the end of each reporting period.

You can make a request to access this data by contacting CBOS. The Director will assess each request.

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Updated: 25 Mar 2021