Repairs - Can you do repairs yourself?
If you want to do repairs yourself, you must first seek permission from the lessor, agent or provider. If they agree that you can do the work, make sure this agreement is in writing before you start work, including any agreement about reimbursing your costs.
The above information supplied courtesy of the Tenants Union of Queensland Inc
Further information and advice for Queensland tenants can be sourced from www.tenantsqld.org.au