Will this increase costs?

By design, the proposed registration system will be basic and easy to register.  The new penalties created in this Bill are designed to ensure that owners of party houses remain accountable in their responsibility not to disrupt entire neighbourhoods.

The Bill clarifies a short-term holiday rental accommodation provider is not liable for paying compensation if the South Australian Civil and Administrative Tribunal is satisfied that the provider took all reasonable steps to prevent an occupant from engaging in the conduct that led to the making go the order.

In accordance with the Bill, an application for registration of a holiday rental property be accompanied by a registration fee determined by the Commissioner for Consumer and Business Affairs.