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Useful Articles

Concerned about the high number of retail leases disputes that co...

This week we have launched a new retail leases fact sheet to try to demystify the rights and responsibilities that both landlord...
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Be wary of scam emails pretending to be from ASIC

Scammers pretending to be from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) have been contacting ASIC Registry cu...
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Help for budding Australian entrepreneurs

In recent years, there has been an increase in young Australians going into business, particularly in the construction, transpor...
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Reminder! Payment Times and Practices Survey 2017 – survey ...

Here’s your opportunity to have your voice heard as part of the national Late Payment Times and Practices Inquiry being co...
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Sustainability Victoria – Energy Assessment Grants for busi...

Boosting Productivity grants are now available to help small and medium sized businesses carry out an energy assessment, and ide...
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ACCC announces 2017 enforcement priorities

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its new Compliance & Enforcement Policy. It gives an ...
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VSBC Christmas Checklist

With Christmas holidays approaching, retail tenants and landlords are often required to resolve urgent issues without the assist...
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Steps to take before making an application for assistance

We encourage you to try and resolve your dispute directly with the other party prior to submitting an application for assistance...
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Security Deposits and the Retail Leases Act – what you shou...

An increasing proportion of the disputes referred to the VSBC under the Retail Leases Act 2003 relate to security deposits (or b...
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