The changes to NSW planning laws are extensive and have significant impacts on the building and construction industry.
The newsletter includes links to recent media releases. reports, legislation and cases relating to property & projects.
Update on changes to the Retirement Villages Act by the Queensland Government..
What is a "reasonable time" to respond to a breach notice, or an acceptable response, depends on all the circumstances.
The BCIPA can apply to anyone who is a party to a contract for construction or the supply of related goods or services.
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to construction & infrastructure.
The High Court held that a fee or sum payable on the occurrence or non-occurrence of an event may still be a penalty,.
This decision demonstrates the continuing shift towards protection of "vulnerable purchasers" in property transactions.
A vendor acquires a debt for an unpaid deposit amount when the deposit is due and it does not confer an unfair windfall.
Entering into a lease is a significant commitment for a commercial tenant, so do your due diligence carefully.
A new standard form of plain English retirement village contract in NSW aims to remove complexity and confusion.
The Court upheld the right to summary judgment where no payment schedule was served in response to a payment claim.
Some of the recommendations may be radical, given a reluctance to change the basis of land tax and rates assessments.
The Queensland State Government is establishing a single State Referral and Assessment Agency (SARA).
Property and projects news from around Australia.
This newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases in relation to construction & infrastructure.
The retail leases industry in Victoria is now regulated by the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic) and the new Regulations.
The article looks at the question of fixtures and any PPSA impacts on the issue of 'make good' obligations in leases.
Where a service is provided for a fee by an real estate agent and it is a taxable supply, then GST will apply.
Use of unperformed development consent plans by purchasers may infringe copyright, which could be stopped by injunction.