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Are Commercial Tenants Entitled to Further Rent Relief?

Yes – the Victorian Government has extended the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme (the Scheme) to 31 December 2020 (the Extension Period). Under the extended Scheme, commercial landlords must offer rent relief within the Extension Period that is in proportion to the fall in turnover if the tenant is eligible.  For instance, the rent relief should be […]

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Family Violence Support During Stage 4 restrictions in Victoria

While the reasons to leave your home are now necessarily limited for Melbournians and Mitchell Shire residents during the current Stage 4 pandemic restrictions, it is important to remember that victims of family violence and abuse can leave the home to seek safety.  Unfortunately many Victorians enduring Stage 3 and Stage 4 restrictions have also […]

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Covid 19 employer obligations – confirmed workplace COVID-19 diagnosis must be reported

WorkSafe Victoria has introduced temporary Occupational Health and Safety (COVID-19 Incident Notification) Regulations 2020 (OHS COVID-19 Regulations) which commenced on Tuesday 28 July 2020.Previously, employers were not required to notify WorkSafe of an infectious disease in the workplace, unless immediate inpatient treatment is required or the disease is the cause (or suspected cause) of a […]

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workplace reporting

Covid 19 employer obligations – confirmed workplace COVID-19 diagnosis must be reported

WorkSafe Victoria has introduced temporary Occupational Health and Safety (COVID-19 Incident Notification) Regulations 2020 (OHS COVID-19 Regulations) which commenced on Tuesday 28 July 2020. Previously, employers were not required to notify WorkSafe of an infectious disease in the workplace, unless immediate inpatient treatment is required or the disease is the cause (or suspected cause) of […]

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Remote Witnessing of Documents

Temporary changes have been made to allow for some documents to be witnessed remotely to maintain physical distancing to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). You can now witness the following documents remotely: affidavitsdeeds and mortgagesstatutory declarationspowers of attorney documentswills, codicils and other testamentary instruments. The new regulations do not override existing ways to […]

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Urgent Covid-19 related matter for the Court?

If you need to make an urgent application on a family law matter during the pandemic, you should become acquainted with the Federal Circuit Court and Family Court National Covid-19 List. This is a special and new way of urgently applying to the court for determination of property and parenting matters – but is only […]

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COVID-19 Commercial Rent Relief

COVID-19 commercial rent relief is only available if the request for rent relief is in writing and accompanied by a statement by the tenant (with evidence) that the lease is an eligible lease (under the regulations) and not excluded from the operation of the applicable regulations and is also accompanied by evidence that the tenant […]

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