Publications

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, many businesses are experiencing challenges managing their contractual obligations with customers and suppliers.  With unprecedented disruption to supply chains, businesses are being forced to assess risk exposure at all levels of their supply chains and to consider whether their suppliers, their customers, or they themselves, can comply with their current […]

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Welcome to Issue 79 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. It is not surprising COVID-19 has dominated the news of the last fortnight given it has permeated every aspect of our lives. The Government and the public service has done pretty much everything imaginable (except sleep) to keep Victorians and our health system safe in […]

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Many of you are likely receiving regular updates on the impact of COVID-19 on your tenancy, given that the Australian Government has implemented further restrictions on public gatherings. The events over the past week have significantly impacted businesses by either restricting trading or forcing a complete shutdown. We are awaiting the release of regulations from […]

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Many of you are likely receiving regular updates on the impact of COVID-19 on your properties, given that the Australian Government has implemented further restrictions on public gatherings. The events over the past week have significantly impacted businesses by either restricting trading or forcing a complete shutdown. We are awaiting the release of regulations from […]

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COVID-19 continues to dominate news and developments within the public sector. This issue highlights the available information regarding COVID-19 and the public sector response to it, including arrangements implemented by SA Courts and amendments to Acts and Regulations to facilitate the Commonwealth and SA Government policy response to the pandemic.

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There have been significant announcements relating to Bank support of customers in the wake of the COVID 19 Coronavirus. But what do the changes mean for non-bank lenders? Our question and answer fact sheet may assist non-bank lenders to understand the changes that have been made to date.  

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The Federal Government has announced temporary changes to insolvency and bankruptcy laws in response to COVID-19. These are intended to provide a safety net for business owners and minimise the need for voluntary administration or liquidation. The main measures are: Increasing the time by which a debtor is required to respond to a bankruptcy notice […]

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Welcome to Issue 78 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. It certainly has been an eventful fortnight, with all levels and instruments of government starting to address the frequently changing implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, some business of government continues. The Government has introduced new guidance to eradicate gendered violence at work, new laws to […]

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Welcome to Issue 84 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The developing political and public sector response to COVID-19 is highlighted in this issue. The Federal Court of Australia, the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court have this week issued notices directed at minimising the spread of the virus in the community. […]

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Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we have put together a brief update to help Clubs understand their position on some of the legal issues. This is an evolving situation so the overarching advice for Club CEOs and Managers is to stay vigilant and update themselves on a day-to-day basis as the situation unfolds.  We recommend that […]

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