Resources

Here you will find useful commentary, website links and tips to help you through this current environment.

If planning to visit our office please follow our requirements to help ensure the health and safety of our people, clients and those they come into contact with.

  • Vaccination and immigration: Djokovic v Minister for Home Affairs

    Yesterday, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia overturned a decision of the Minister for Home Affairs, made by a delegate, to cancel the current world number 1 tennis professional, Novak Djokovic’s temporary visa.  

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  • Providing a COVID-safe environment

    We want to provide clients both clarity and options in regard to how our clients and friends of the Firm can meet with our teams. Please note anyone entering our CBD office will required to be fully vaccinated.

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  • The new HomeBuilder scheme

    Under the HomeBuilder scheme, eligible owner-occupiers (including first home buyers) will be able to access a tax-free grant of $25,000 to build a new home, or substantially renovate their current home.

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  • COVID 19 & the Land and Environment Court of NSW

    In light of current circumstances, the Land and Environment Court of NSW has been adapting daily to try and assist with minimising the spread of COVID-19.

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  • FIRB: Property, Securities & Acquisitions

    The Federal Treasurer has introduced temporary changes to Australia’s foreign investment review framework, which will remain in place during the COVID-19 crisis.

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  • Witnessing documents during COVID-19

    The Government recently passed the Electronic Transactions Amendment (COVID-19 Witnessing of Documents) Regulation 2020 which permits the witnessing of signing documents electronically, through the use of audio visual link.

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  • Debt Recovery & Insolvency

    The Federal Government has increased threshold limits and time frames for debt recovery matters over the next six months to assist individuals and businesses who find themselves in financial distress.

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  • Electronic execution

    On 13 August 2021, the Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No.1) Act 2021 (Cth) was passed in response to the extended effect of COVID-19 and effectively resurrects previous temporary relief measures to support administrative functions of companies.

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  • Employment & IR

    In these difficult times, employers have to carefully manage employment and IR obligations, along with work health and safety duties.

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  • Building & Construction

    COVID-19 has created a lot of uncertainty in the building & construction industry, including in relation to supply Interruptions, concerns and possible flow on costs.

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  • Leasing

    The ability to continue to meet commercial contractual obligations is going to become increasingly difficult and this is going to have an impact on both tenants and their landlords.

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  • Presumption of Injury for prescribed workers contracting COVID-19


    This bulletin relates to amendments to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 that have been made in order to provide that there will be a presumption of injury in favour of a worker ...

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