The rules relate to four main points:
- Reviewing and rating of a Property primarily as to the facilities and services, cleanliness and quality and condition of the Property in accordance with the Australian Star Rating Standards & Guidelines.
- Licensing of Operators to use the appropriate Certification Marks in connection with their Property to indicate the Star Rating awarded by Star Ratings Australia.
- Publishing by any means known now or in the future, the information on the Property including Star Ratings awarded by Star Ratings Australia.
- Managing the Star Ratings Australia accommodation database.