Major changes are afoot for the construction industry in Queensland. Our guide to the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017, identifies key changes industry professionals will need to be aware of.
The New South Wales Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that an option to extend a contract which did not specify which party had the benefit of the option could be exercised unilaterally by either party.
To meet the time limits set out in the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999, the temptation is often to provide documents on a USB. But is this good service for the purpose of the Act?