NSW extends COVID support for SMEs

The NSW Government has recently announced new or extended COVID support measures for small and medium businesses. The 2022 Small Business Support Program The new program is intended to help NSW businesses survive the immediate impact of the COVID Omicron variant wave. Eligible businesses with a turnover of between $75,000 and $50 million that experienced […]

Victorian Property & Tax update

Learn the major changes in the Victorian property and tax landscape. Co-hosted with Bridgestone Property Group and Align Law, our experts discussed: Commercial real estate market update and recent transactions Windfall gains tax Build to Rent Concessions Your guides online James YeDirector, SW Robert ParkerConsulting Director, SW Chao ZhangDirector, Stonebridge Property Group Amber LiProperty Law […]

NSW rent relief for COVID-19 impacted lessees

The NSW Government has now made rent relief assistance available to help minimise the impact of lockdown on NSW businesses with lease agreements. The relief comes following amendments to the Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Amendment Regulation 2021 (NSW) (‘the Regulation’) earlier this month. The amendments were passed on 13 August 2021 and provide […]

VIC COVID-19 commercial rent relief

The Governor in Council released the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations 2021 on 24 August 2021. The scheme seeks to provide rent relief to commercial tenants affected by COVID-19 and operates in a similar manner to the Regulations released in March 2020, which expired on 28 March 2021. However, there are key differences including more […]