In April 2018, Queensland introduced a ban on the sale and use of siesta-key rental apartments to protect the environment.
Since then, the number of sittings has grown, and it has become one of the hottest housing markets in Australia.
“The issue with siesta rentals is they’re often located in locations that are vulnerable to extreme heat and there’s a lack of proper monitoring,” said Andrew Smith, the head of research at the Australian Institute of Building, Construction and Environmental Studies.
Queensland’s ban is set to come into effect in September, but there’s still plenty of time for people to change their mind and rent out their units. “
So the Queensland government is introducing a ban that will protect them from the high heat, the very high humidity, and the very long term damage that they’re doing to the environment.”
Queensland’s ban is set to come into effect in September, but there’s still plenty of time for people to change their mind and rent out their units.
The Queensland Government says the measure is aimed at protecting “the environment, public health and wellbeing”.
“Queenslanders have a strong connection with our shared environment and are rightly proud of our heritage,” Minister for Housing and Community Services Dr Paul Kelly said.
“We have the highest per capita levels of greenhouse gas emissions of any state and we have a national carbon pollution index of about 100.
The measures we’re introducing will also help to reduce the impacts of climate change on Queensland’s buildings.”
But some landlords aren’t keen on the idea of locking people out of their homes.
One tenant at a property in Brisbane said he was “really worried” about the ban.
He said his rental unit was located in a vulnerable area of the city, and that the heat was getting too hot and that he needed to stay at home.
Another tenant at another property said he would “absolutely not” rent a siesta rental because of the “bad climate”.
But there’s no shortage of people who are willing to pay the rent to live in siesta apartments.
Some sitters are just willing to move out of the heat, but others are just looking to escape it.
What to do if you find yourself in a silt-laden siesta: “Settling down with your siesta tenant for the day is one of those things that’s a little bit like having a new lease on life,” said Dr Smith.
“You’re able to get a little piece of paradise for the first time.”
It’s just really hard to describe what you feel when you’re sitting down in the siesta.
It’s like being transported into another world.
“”There’s something about being in the warm sun, that’s really nice, and I think it’s a really nice feeling to know that I can go out and explore and have a good time.
“Siesta rentals are a safe alternative to traditional rentals, but don’t be fooled into thinking they are environmentally friendly.
Dr Smith said: “The climate in Queensland is incredibly hot, it’s humid and there is a high risk of water pollution.
“Settled-down sittling is the most environmentally friendly way to live, because you can use a sledge hammer to build your own siesta.”
If you’re in a situation where you can’t leave your sledge home, you should take advantage of Queensland’s siesta ban and stay with someone who can.
You can also rent out a samba, swing or other outdoor activities.
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