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COVID-19 RELIEF MEASURES

There is relief for eligible businesses suffering the economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. These include:

  • Land Tax relief
  • Payroll Tax

If your business is in Victoria, click here for further details.
If your business is in NSW, click here for further details.

PRIVATE POOLS & SPAS - MANDATORY REGISTRATION EXTENDED

The Victorian Government is extending the deadline for the mandatory registration of private pools and spas due to the impacts of coronavirus. Owners now have until 1 November 2020. Please click here for further details.

 

Protecting your identity – new requirements to minimise fraud

Protecting your identity – new requirements to minimise fraud

Next time you visit your lawyer or conveyancer in connection with the sale, purchase, transfer or subdivision of property, to obtain advice about and sign guarantee documents or to collect title documents from safe custody, you will be asked to produce evidence of your identity.

New rules issued by the Registrar of Titles require lawyers and conveyancers to take reasonable steps to verify their client's identity before any dealing in land is lodged for registration.  Lawyers are also obliged to verify your identity before giving advice on any guarantee document and before releasing title documents held in their safe custody systems.

Read more: Protecting your identity – new requirements to minimise fraud

Guide to the Personal Property Securities Act ("PPSA") Legislation

The Federal Government has released a Guide to the Personal Property Securities Act ("PPSA") legislation, looking at how it impacts on different industry sectors. If you are in business, it is imperative that you understand the implications of the PPSA on your day to day operations. If you have any questions, please call us. Click here to follow link to PPSR website

Prominent Goulburn Valley Legal Firms Merge

Two of regional Victoria’s most prominent law firms announced that they will merge to become Dawes & Vary Riordan.

Dawes & Vary and Riordan Legal are part of the legal and business landscape in the Goulburn Valley and Victoria generally with over 190 years combined experience in providing legal services of all kinds.

Read more: Prominent Goulburn Valley Legal Firms Merge

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