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COVID-19: further clarification on industry restrictions

|| Stage two measures to flatten the curve ||   National Cabinet has expanded a list of banned activities in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Coronavirus and workplace laws – your obligations as an employer

Updated 14 April 2020 With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 many employers are asking the question of how do they manage their business and employees. We have compiled the common questions emerging to assist you if your business is facing hardship, down turn or closure from Government recommendations amid Coronavirus restrictions.

Rolling update – financial support amid COVID-19 crisis

The Federal and State Government continue to bring stimulus packages to help individuals and businesses manage the economic impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We have summarised the support announced below and will continue to update this blog as more information is released.

The role of the Board during a cyber security attack

As technology continues to become an increasingly integral part of the workplace, it has never been more important to understand cyber security and ensure the safety of your business. Gone are the days where the headache of cyber security could be passed onto the IT department, as it is now a critical business issue.

DPN for gst coming 1 april

Director Penalty Regime to extend to GST

New legislation has recently been passed in Parliament which will result in Goods and Services Tax (GST) now being included in the Director Penalty Notice Regime, effective as of 1 April 2020.

Upcoming changes to foreign purchaser duty

Changes to foreign purchaser duty

The State Revenue Office (SRO) of Victoria are set to impose changes from 1 March 2020 in relation to foreign resident duty charges and discretionary trusts.