In accordance with section 10 of the Land (COVID-19 Emergency Response – Waiver and Deferral of Rents and Instalments) Regulation 2020, the payment of rent for the following tenures is waived for the waiver period.
This notice applies to leases, licences or permits for tourism purposes except for those leases, licences or permits:
- that are undeveloped and/ or not operational as at the date of this notice;
- on minimum rent;
- held by a commonwealth, state or local government entity, a statutory authority or a government-owned corporation.
This notice applies to tenures for tourism purposes in rental category 13.
Amount of rent waived
For tenures receiving quarterly rental invoices, all the rent due and payable for the waiver period is waived.
For tenures receiving annual invoices, the proportion of the annual rent attributable to the waiver period is waived, exclusive of the minimum annual rent.
The waiver period is from 1 October 2020 until 31 March 2021.
The Honourable Anthony Lynham MP
Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
Date: 23 September 2020