Update: Continuity of Care During Stage 4 Restrictions in Melbourne

As the COVID-19 situation escalates in the metropolitan Melbourne region and across Victoria, we wish to provide all our clients with an update on Hunt & Hunt's plan to provide continuity of care and service. Office Closure ...

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JobKeeper 2.0: New payments structure confirmed with continued flexibility expected to follow

After much speculation, the Federal government announced the extension of the JobKeeper payment scheme, JobKeeper 2.0, on 21 July 2020, to assist businesses to recover following the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme ...

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ASIC releases further details of deferrals and dispensations in response to COVID-19

In our recent newsletter,  we reported on the announcement by ASIC on Monday 23 March 2020 that it was recalibrating its regulatory priorities to focus on COVID-19 challenges. On Tuesday 14 April 2020 ASIC provided further det...

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Coronavirus Workplace Law amendments

A full text PDF of this article is available here. The Federal Government's urgent response to the impact of coronavirus on the economy led to the passing of two Bills by the Commonwealth Parliament on Wednesday, 8 April 2020. ...

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Commercial Leases and COVID-19 – Mandatory Industry Code

The Prime Minister announced on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 that the Commonwealth, the State and Territory governments have agreed on a "mandatory" industry code of conduct governing commercial, industrial and retail leases impacted by ...

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Retail and commercial leases in a COVID-19 world

This post is available as an info sheet: download here The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on retail and other businesses, most of whom occupy leased premises, and will continue to do so for some time. Tenants...

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