Last year the Victorian Government enacted various protections and rent relief measures for eligible commercial leases and tenants under the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme. A new Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme – released on 24 August 2021 – has come into force in Victoria, effective from 28 July 2021 (‘New Scheme’). It runs until 15 January 2022. Whilst aspects of the New Scheme may seem familiar, there are many important differences. We address some of those differences below.