Disputes with neighbours
Recommended resources for:
- your rights and responsibilities
- resolving neighbourhood problems
- personal safety intervention orders
- where to get more help.
How to resolve a neighbourhood dispute
Hints on how to resolve a neighbourhood dispute, including talking with your neighbours, making complaints to your local council, getting legal advice and taking legal action.
Neighbours, the law and you
A guide to common neighbourhood laws in Victoria. Covers fences, trees, noise, pets and pollution. Includes tips for resolving neighbourhood disputes and advice on where to find more information.
Can't I just take my neighbour to court?
A video explaining the pros and cons of taking a neighbour to court, including alternatives that are often cheaper and simpler.
Want to speak with someone? Dispute Settlement Centre: 1300 372 888