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Thinking| 08 Apr 2020
The National Cabinet’s mandatory Code of Conduct for commercial tenancies (Code), released on 7 April 2020, aims to impose a set of good faith leasing principles for negotiations between landlords and tenants. Specifically, the Code relates to measures the two parties ...
Thinking| 03 Apr 2020
The Prime Minister announced that they have been working on an Industry Code and are close to resolving issues regarding commercial tenancies. Read more here.
Thinking| 30 Mar 2020
As of 30 March 2020, some states have passed legislation giving additional powers to the government in respect of retail and commercial leases. These powers have not yet been exercised. Landlords of retail and commercial leases presently have their usual powers of ...
Thinking| 13 Jan 2020
The Retail Leases Amendment Bill 2019 aims to increase certainty in retail leasing arrangements about who pays for costs relating to the installation, repair and maintenance of essential safety measures and to make retail leases fairer and easier to understand.