COVID -19 Updates

As we all work through the challenges posed by the coronavirus, we will consolidate communication regarding this issue on this page. Please do not hesitate to contact us on [email protected] or call 03 9205 6666.

While care has been taken to ensure that the information provided here is true and correct at the time of the publication, changes in circumstances may impact the accuracy of this information. All tools, templates and updates provided by the REIV are to assist Members, they are NOT Advice. You must review and adapt these to suit your circumstances.

In the current dynamic environment we recommend that you continue to monitor advice from the Government regularly, as information is being regularly updated.

Any references to third party products and services do not represent an endorsement of any kind from the REIV and we recommend that you conduct your own inquiries to confirm their suitability to you and your compliance requirements.


Update Date 
REIV calls for a 6-month moratorium on changes to rental laws  03 April 2020

Tools and resources for business compliance 

01 April 2020

Coronavirus (COVID 19): New laws released

01 April 2020
Coronavirus (COVID 19): Rental eviction laws to be updated soon 31 March 2020

Coronavirus: Rental evictions, settlements and other issues

30 March 2020

The REIV seeks confirmation that real estate services will be regarded as an essential service

30 March 2020
Clarification re government restrictions on opens and auctions 27 March 2020
REIV Toolkit updated in response to new restrictions on auctions and OFIs 26 March 2020
The REIV is here to support you through these unprecedented times  26 March 2020

Clarification re new restrictions on OFIs and Auctions

25 March 2020
Prime Minister announces new restrictions on opens and auctions 24 March 2020
Real estate businesses can continue to operate at this time 23 March 2020
Seeking clarification regarding 'essential services' from the Premier's office 22 March 2020
A message to the Real Estate Industry from REIA President, Adrian Kelly 21 March 2020
A message to tenants from REIA President, Adriain Kelly 20 March 2020
REIV works with Government to assist landlords and tenants through tough times 20 March 2020
An overview of measures put in place by some services providers 18 March 2020
Training at the REIV - impact of Coronavirus 17 March 2020
Preventative protection of your real estate business 13 March 2020
REIA statement on Coronavirus from President Adrian Kelly 12 March 2020


Tools & Resources