Government announces extra support to Domestic Violence services during the COVID-19 crisis

On 29 March 2020, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the government would be contributing $150 million to support domestic violence services like 1800 Respect and Mensline. The PM noted that with the stress and isolation that comes with the COVID-19 virus, the threat of domestic and family violence can become much greater. In his … Read more

Landlord & Tenant Relief during COVID-19

On Sunday night (29 March 2020), after another meeting with the National Cabinet, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced further advice on relief for tenants and landlords struggling to keep up with rental payments. This comes as many workers are left unemployed following the ramifications of COVID-19. Many Australians, having lost their jobs, may now … Read more

COVID-19 UPDATE – Public Gatherings

Restrictions on Public Gathering Last night Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the previous public gathering limit of 10 people has been reduced two. Mr Morrison stated that it will be up to State and territories to “determine whether they proceed to make this an enforceable limit in the same way that the 10-person limit … Read more