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Landlord Tenant Relief

On Sunday night (29 March 2020), after another meeting with 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 manyworkers are left unemployed following the ramifications of COVID-19. Those Australians, having lost their jobs, may now be facing

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COVID-19 UPDATE – Public Gatherings

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 is already being enforced”.

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Are Awards being relaxed in response to the disruptions caused by COVID-19?

Mid-last week a modern award was varied for the first time in the Fair Work Commission in response to the disruptions experienced by business owners and workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Australian Hotels Association supported by the United Workers Union sought the addition of a special COVID-19 flexibility schedule into the Hospitality Industry

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In what circumstances can business owners stand down their workers?

RM Williams, Myer, Kathmandu, Country Road and Cotton on shops are just some of the larger retailers whose doors closed on the weekend due to COVID-19, with thousands of its workers stood down. Business owners are grappling with whether stand down of workers is a viable option as their businesses are being crippled by the

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