Legal Issues with the COVID-19 Crisis

Some Legal Issues Coping with COVID-19


This webinar covered some of the issues that businesses and individuals are facing during the COVID-19 Crisis.

Employment Law with Steve Curtain

  • Standing down employees, reducing hours or termination
  • Managing employees working from home
  • Pandemic leave and protection from termination
  • Changes to awards by the Fair Work Commission

Tenancy with Sarah Ward

  • Negotiating your retail or commercial lease
  • Documenting your agreement in isolation
  • Government Response – retail and commercial leases

Migration Law with Chong Quaik

  • Temporary visa holders – changes to further stay and work arrangement
  • New COVID-19 visa (subclass 408) – special eligibility
  • Visitors and Tourists (subclass 600) – applying for a further stay
  • International students (subclass 500) – relaxation of work limitation
  • Temporary Work visa (subclasses 457 or 482) – concessions on sponsorship obligations and visa conditions; dos and don’ts

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