COVID-19 amendment bills – Protection for businesses facing financial distress

On Monday 23 March 2020, a series of coronavirus (COVID-19) response bills were quickly passed through before Federal Parliament, seeking to quickly legislate economic relief to individuals and businesses affected by the pandemic of COVID-19.  I Within Schedule 12 of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 (Cth) (“the Bill’), there are aims to … Read more

How can my organisation access the Government’s COVID-19 financial assistance?

In the last couple of days, the financial situation in Australia has rapidly changed due to COVID-19. The Federal Government has urgently pushed through new legislation to provide assistance to businesses during this pandemic. In particular, this article will look at the new cash flow boost for employers to allow them to continue to operate. … Read more