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Victoria Small Business Commissioner – Judy O’Connell’s presentation

Victoria’s Small Business Commissioner – Judy O’Connell’s presentation on Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme and Retail Lease Act Amendments.

Commissioner’s Presentation, summary of content below:

  • Small business disputes
  • Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme
  • Scheme extension dates and key changes
  • Written application and what must include
  • What if I can’t reach an agreement?
  • Help for tenants who aren’t covered
  • I am a landlord and my tenant has stopped paying rent
    • Can a tenant be evicted?
    • Can rent be increased?
    • Landlord support –hardship fund
    • Landlord support –land tax reduction
  • Exiting my lease agreement
  • Looking after your mental health, including tips