Mandatory Code of Conduct: Commercial Leasing Principles During COVID-19

    April 2020
    On 7 April 2020, the National Cabinet announced that the states and territories will legislate a mandatory Code of Conduct for commercial tenants (the Code). The Code provides a set of “good faith” leasing principles for application between commercial landlords and tenants who have an annual turnover of up to AU$50 million and are eligible for the Commonwealth government’s JobKeeper programme.