Victorian Small Business Commission publishes COVID Tenancy Regulations Guidance & Mental Health Information Sheet

Following the introduction of the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020 (Vic), many tenants and landlords have been in the unfortunate position of trying to navigate an agreement on rental concessions against a backdrop of regulations which are, to some extent, lacking in clarity. Helpfully, the Small Business Commission (SBC) has [...]

2020-05-19T07:30:25+00:00May 19th, 2020|Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution, Property|Comments Off on Victorian Small Business Commission publishes COVID Tenancy Regulations Guidance & Mental Health Information Sheet

Do you need to enter Australia but are unsure how to with the current travel restrictions?

With the Australian borders closed, we have experienced numerous client queries with regards to how to enter Australia under special circumstances or in the case of an emergency. The Australian Border Force may consider an additional exemption in relation to travel restrictions to permit travellers to enter Australia under the following circumstances: foreign nationals travelling [...]

2020-05-12T04:17:25+00:00May 4th, 2020|Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Comments Off on Do you need to enter Australia but are unsure how to with the current travel restrictions?

Happy PAW! (Privacy Awareness Week – COVID-19 edition)

To celebrate Privacy Awareness Week 2020, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has put together a dedicated user friendly website highlighting the importance of protecting personal information. This year, the OAIC is focussing in particular on the risks individuals and organisations are facing in the current COVID-19 environment, encouraging people ‘give their privacy [...]

2020-05-12T04:17:34+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Business Advice, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Comments Off on Happy PAW! (Privacy Awareness Week – COVID-19 edition)

Covid-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (VIC): Complete clarity on Commercial Tenancy measures still outstanding

On 24 April 2020, the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (Vic) came into effect (the Legislation) following similar legislation in other states. This legislation provides for a range of measures to help Victorians cope with the impact of the Covid-19 crisis. However, we are still not there yet in terms of complete clarity for [...]

2020-05-12T04:17:44+00:00April 27th, 2020|Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution, Property|Comments Off on Covid-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (VIC): Complete clarity on Commercial Tenancy measures still outstanding