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Streamlined Pathway to Australian Citizenship for Eligible New Zealand Citizens

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, Minister for Home Affairs Clare O’Neil, and Minister for Immigration, Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, Andrew Giles, announced a new direct pathway to Australian Citizenship for eligible New Zealand citizens this week. For so long New Zealand citizens have languished in Australia on 444 or Special Category Visas (SCV’s); indefinite visas without …

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Part 2 – Queensland government provides certainty for landlords and tenants: Dispute resolution processes

Further to our article titled Part 1 – Queensland government provides certainty for landlords and tenants: Leasing applicability and negotiation principles where we noted, on 28 May 2020, the Queensland Government released the long awaited Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 (the Regulation). The purpose of the Regulation is …

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Part 1 – Queensland government provides certainty for landlords and tenants: Leasing applicability and negotiation principles

On 28 May 2020, the Queensland Government released the long awaited Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 (the Regulation). The purpose of the Regulation is to give effect to the Commonwealth Government’s National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct and to establish a process for resolving disputes between parties during …

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QLD Government introduces Regulations to support residential tenancy relief measures

The Queensland Government has now issued the first of its Regulations under the COVID‑19 Emergency Response Act 2020, dealing with residential tenancy relief[1] during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Regulation is retrospective and has effect on and from 29 March 2020. As expected, the Regulation imposes: a moratorium on certain evictions; a moratorium or cap on …

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CHANGES TO FLU VAX REQUIREMENT FOR QUEENSLAND AGED CARE FACILITIES

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer (CHO) has resolved the inconsistency between State and Commonwealth requirements for persons entering a residential aged care facility to have had an influenza vaccination. By media statement dated 18 March 2020, the Commonwealth Government declared that all visitors and staff (including visiting workers) to a residential aged care facility should not …

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