5 things to know about the JobKeeper Payment

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To help businesses retain their employees, the Government has introduced JobKeeper Payments, which are effectively a wage subsidy. The Government will pay an employee’s wages up to the amount of $1500 per fortnight for each employee.  1. Who is eligible to receive the JobKeeper Payments? Employers which have an annual turnover of less than $1 […]

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COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 and Retail Leases

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The COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 has now been assented to, coming into law from 25 March 2020. The Emergency Measures Bill The Bill has enabled the Minister to make regulations that would: Prohibit a landlord taking possession of premises in particular circumstances; Prohibit a landlord from terminating a lease in particular circumstances; […]