Your COVID-19 crisis response centre

The rapid escalation of the COVID-19 public health crisis is already affecting the global economy and feelings of uncertainty are giving rise to panic not only in our supermarkets, but offices, factories, board rooms and indeed living rooms across the world. Things are changing quickly and that means you need to be moving quickly to respond to and anticipate those changes.

There’s a lot of information out there on how people are and may be impacted during this period but we understand that filtering that information can seem an impossible task. We have prepared some resources to assist you navigate these unprecedented circumstances. Now is the time for us to rely on and learn from each other, and move forward proactively together.

The best way we can help you now is by listening – you are always welcome to give us a call (even if you just need a sounding board or a sense-check) and let us know how we can best support you during these challenging times.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to your usual KHQ contact directly, or reach out to us via email at or call (03) 9663 9877 and we’ll direct your question to the right team member.

In the meantime, please review our resources below. We’ll be adding content to this page regularly, so check back for updates.

Resources for Business

We have prepared a checklist and workbook to help you identify issues, manage solutions and keep track of your progress during the impact of COVID-19. Click on the links below to download.

Download Checklist Download Workbook

Family Law

In the family law space, the pandemic is presenting numerous challenges for families, including in relation to current and future custody arrangements, property settlements, the operation of the courts and access to support services. Our family law team has prepared the following downloadable fact sheets to help you navigate the common issues families are currently facing.

Family violence

Support is available for victims of family violence. Our fact sheet includes information on how to seek an intervention order, and practical tips to follow to reduce risk of harm.

If you or someone you know is impacted by domestic violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732. In an emergency, call 000. If you require any initial advice around family violence legal issues, please call KHQ Lawyers on (03) 9663 9877.

Download Family Violence Fact Sheet

Parenting and property matters

For many families, the pandemic has generated confusion and uncertainty regarding parenting arrangements and ancillary issues. Our fact sheet includes FAQs in relation to parenting matters, tips for planning future arrangements, practical considerations for property matters and child support.

If you have any questions or need support, please don’t hesitate to contact us on (03) 9663 9877 or email

Download Parenting and Property Matters Fact Sheet

Our latest thinking

Technology update – analysing COVIDSafe

Posted By on 1/05/20 at 2:06 PM

As has been widely publicised, the Federal Government has launched its digital contact tracing app, COVIDSafe. In order to encourage adoption and allay fears on how the data will be characterised and stored, the Minister for Health has made a Determination under the Biosecurity Act 2015 (Cth), which specifically prescribes rules around the collection, storage … Read more

Revisions to temporary capital raising measure

Posted By on 23/04/20 at 4:41 PM

We recently provided an update about the temporary measures introduced by the ASX and ASIC to assist listed entities with capital raising during the COVID-19 pandemic (click here to read our earlier post). This week, the ASX has provided further clarification regarding, and made changes to, the temporary measures it has introduced. Key points to … Read more