ABC report on government measures for COVID-19, including reference to rent payable during closure periods

March 27, 2020


The ABC have posted an article foreshadowing the Federal Government’s package to help the country through the COVID-19 crisis.

The report includes the following that is relevant to landlords and tenants:

Banks, lenders and landlords would all be asked to wear some of the pain, waiving all overheads including rents and mortgage repayments for at least the next six months.


National Cabinet is expected to sign-off on relief for commercial and residential renters today, with state leaders moving to prevent evictions during the downturn.

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