Mandatory Code of Conduct for Tenants & Landlords during COVID-19

The National Cabinet (comprising Federal Government & State Governments leaders) have introduced a Mandatory National Code of Conduct for Tenants and Landlords that mandates Landlords to grant small and medium business enterprises rental waivers and rental deferrals effective from the 3 April 2020 where they are suffering Financial Distress and Hardship as a direct result…

JobKeeper Final Legislation

The Federal Government’s “JobKeeper” package was introduced to parliament and the legislation was passed on the 8 April 2020.  Under the JobKeeper payment package, eligible employers will receive a subsidy of $1,500 for each eligible employee for up to six months. The “Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments & Benefits) Bill 2020” provides for the making…