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Covid-19 Update #2 Commercial Tenancies

28 April 2020 COMMERCIAL TENANCIES On 16 April 2020 we issued a Legal Update regarding the National Cabinet’s Mandatory Code of Conduct for commercial tenancies, released in response to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to access it. Since then, the State level legislative implementation has begun. Here we provide an update… Read More

COVID-19 Update for Commercial Tenancies

16 April 2020 COMMERCIAL TENANCIES The Covid-19 pandemic is ravaging the Australian economy. In one of a series of support measures, the National Cabinet has intervened in the landlord and tenant relationship with the aim of hibernating businesses, including commercial and retail leases, until the pandemic passes. What’s happened? On 7 April 2020 the National… Read More

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and child care arrangements

The continued development of COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) has disrupted all facets of our lives. The Queensland and Federal Governments are dealing with a rapidly evolving situation and responding with measures they consider appropriate in the circumstances. As the spread of Coronavirus worsens, we have seen the preventative measures being implemented increase in their severity. In… Read More

Coronavirus and what it means for the workplace

As the world enters unprecedented times, various issues have arisen as to the obligations of employers to their employees. This is especially applicable to handling employees’ rights to leave and pay. The purpose of this article is to inform you about workplace entitlements and obligations if your workplace is ultimately affected by the outbreak of… Read More

Procedural changes in family law courts

2019 was the year of review of the Family Law system which operates in Australia and on 9 April 2019 the Australian Law Reform Commission issued its final report “Family Law for the Future – An Enquiry into the Family Law System”. One of the significant recommendations of the Commission was the harmonisation of the… Read More