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More information to support tenants and landlords

The ACT Government will be providing information to tenants, landlords and real estate agents to help all parties understand their rights and obligations during this difficult and uncertain period. Initiative: Rent relief Initiative: Eviction moratorium
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National Cabinet Statement

Australian governments met again today as the National Cabinet to take further action to slow the spread of coronavirus to save lives and to save livelihoods. Initiative: Eviction moratorium
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New laws to provide support for commercial and residential tenants and landlords

Urgent legislation to implement a range of measures to minimise financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on tenants and landlords of both commercial and residential tenancies will be introduced into State Parliament this week. Initiative: Residential Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Bill 2020
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Moratorium on residential tenancy evictions becomes law in WA

A six-month moratorium on residential tenancy evictions will now become law, with legislation introduced by the McGowan Government passing the Western Australian Parliament. Initiative: Moratorium on residential tenancy evictions becomes law
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New $154.5 million relief package to support tenants, landlords and construction

The McGowan Government has announced a new package to support tenants, landlords and the construction industry in the COVID-19 pandemic. Initiative: $30 million for grants of up to $2,000 for residential tenants who have lost their job and face financial hardship due to COVID-19
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Measures to assist renters during COVID-19 pandemic

The Residential Tenancy Act 1997 will be amended for an ‘emergency period' of an initial 120 days to put in place a moratorium on the eviction of tenants for failing to be able to pay their rent. Initiative: Eviction moratorium
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Media release 20 Mar 2020: Prime Minister

Today, the National Cabinet met again on our commitment to work together to keep Australians healthy as we can, to protect them, and to ensure that we keep Australia running together. Today, we made further decisions, many of which we've had flagged from our last...
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Landlords and tenants benefit from extra $50m in land tax relief

Residential and SME commercial tenants - including gyms, restaurants, cafes, beauty salons and hairdressers - suffering significantly as a result of COVID-19 restrictions will benefit from immediate rent reductions. Initiative: Eviction moratorium Initiative: Land tax relief package for landlords
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Funding boost and new emergency measures to protect tenancies

Residential tenants and landlords facing financial hardship due to COVID-19 will receive increased support and greater certainty from the NSW Government's new temporary rental support measures announced today. Initiative: Eviction moratorium Initiative: Rent relief
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Government continues to listen on temporary COVID-19 tenancy measures

The Palaszczuk Government will continue to listen and work with stakeholders in the finalisation of new temporary COVID-19 tenancy measures. Initiative: COVID-19 Tenancy measures