After Hours Emergency Repairs

Should an urgent repair arise after hours please contact the following contractors:

Plumber: Big Pete’s Plumbing – 0409 431 262

Electrician: Mareeba Electrical Services – 4092 1573

Locksmith: Atherton Locksmith – 4091 1969

Glass Repairs: Mareeba Glass & Aluminum – 4092 4896


Under the Residential Tenancies Act, we advise that the following are considered `Urgent Repairs’:

        • a burst water service or a serious water service leak;
        • a serious roof leak;
        • a gas leak;
        • a dangerous electrical fault;
        • flooding or serious flood damage;
        • serious storm, fire or impact damage;
        • a failure or breakdown of the gas, electricity or supply to premises;
        • a failure or breakdown of an essential service or appliance on premises for hot water, cooking or heating;
        • a fault or damage that makes premises unsafe or insecure;
        • a fault or damage likely to injure a person, damaged property or unduly inconvenience a tenant of premises;
        • a serious fault in a staircase, lift or another common area of the premises that unduly inconveniences a tenant in gaining access to or using, the premises.


Paying for emergency repairs

As a tenant, you can pay the repairer yourself and get the money back from the property manager, or get the repairer to bill the property manager directly. If you pay for emergency repairs, the cost must not exceed the value of 4 weeks' rent.