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  • Why Owners Corporations Should Recover Levies During the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it much financial and economic turmoil. Despite the efforts of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) and the JobKeeper scheme, there is a lot of uncertainty in this economic climate. Such uncertainty does not alleviate an owners corporation’s rights and obligations with respect to strata schemes and it is important the owners corporation continue to recover outstanding levies. This article considers why that is the case. Published by Andrew George, Gino Joseph and Ryan Machado
  • What happens if a tenant is unable to pay rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic? During the COVID-19 pandemic, the national cabinet on 29 March 2020 issued a 'Statement of Principles' relating to commercial and residential tenancies. Further on 7 April 2020, the national cabinet released a mandatory Code of Conduct setting out 11 leasing principles. The Federal Government's response provides certainty and guidelines to tenants in commercial and retail arrangements and in turn provides direction to State Governments to implement and regulate the area. Published by Daniel Russell, Merna Aziz and Chris Prestipino
  • QLD COVID-19 General Meeting Motions General meeting motions for owners corporations of strata schemes in QLD to assist with issues arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic Published by James Nickless
  • COVID-19 - Electronically Witnessing and Attesting Documents Electronically witnessing and attesting documents during COVID-19 - An overview of the COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) and Electronic Transactions (COVID-19 Witnessing of Documents) Regulation 2020 Published by Daniel Russell and Cameron Wilson
  • Coronavirus motions General meeting motions for owners corporations of strata schemes in NSW to assist with issues arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic Published by Daniel Russell
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