No protocol or guideline has been put out by the Society at this stage. Firms/conveyancers are encouraged to communicate with each other prior to settlement; as well as ascertain the policy of the relevant settlement rooms if settlement will be conducted on off-site premises.
Australian Government App – The Australian Government has released an official app with up-to-date information on the coronavirus. Search “Coronavirus Australia” in the Apple app store and on Google Play to download the app.
Helpline available – The Business Hotline 13 28 46 has been expanded to provide specialist advisers and extended hours to support small and medium businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also send an email. The Hotline operates seven days per week and provides an additional two hours a day of support outside standard operating hours, answering calls from 7.00am to 11.00pm AEST
The Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (TASCAT) has determined that matters that fall within the General Division of the jurisdiction of the Tribunal, will return to in person hearings commencing