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…

JobKeeper Support Package Q&A (subject to legislation being finalised)

JobKeeper Support Package Q&A The economic impact of the pandemic has been felt widely across Australia with hundreds of thousands of individuals being made redundant, stood down or experiencing reduced work.  To support affected businesses and their employees through the COVID-19 pandemic the Government recently announced the  “JobKeeper” payment package to help support businesses .…

Federal Government – COVID-19 JobKeeper Business Stimulus Package – Part 3 – $130B Package

On the 30th March the Federal Government announced a further stimulus package with the release of the “JobKeeper” payment initiative ($17.6B) aimed at supporting employers to retain their workforce while managing through the commercial disruption of COVID-19. For businesses that have or are facing standing down of employees, the program provides a mechanism to retain…

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Federal Government – COVID-19 Business Stimulus Package – Part 2 – $66B Package

Further to the Federal Government’s Part 1 Business Stimulus Package ($17.6B) the Government yesterday announced a further stimulus package referred to here as Business Stimulus Package Part 2 ($66B). These business measures announced yesterday by the Government have been provided to support Australian businesses to manage the cash flow challenges and retain employees as result…