Publications

Corrs produce a range of publications to keep you informed on legal developments that may affect your business, industry and environment. Our lawyers are dedicated to sharing their breadth of knowledge and draw from diverse experiences to deliver content that is timely and targeted.

Respecting and enhancing local character: Changes to NSW planning process on the way

1 March 2018

Changes to the NSW planning process involving the assessment of local character are on the way, with the Department of Planning and Environment releasing a new planning circular regarding respecting and enhancing local character.

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Changes to treatment of wind and solar power stations under FIRB

28 February 2018

Changes to FIRB regulations could change the landscape for renewables.

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What you need to know about Queensland’s new project bank account regime

27 February 2018

Principals, contractors and subcontractors operating in Queensland should become familiar with the new project bank account regime under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld), which will commence on 1 March 2018.

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GST withholding on new residential premises

26 February 2018

The Treasury Laws Amendment Bill introduces a number of significant changes from exposure draft legislation.

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New public land contributions regime in Victoria: What does it mean for you?

23 February 2018

A new public land contribution regime was introduced in Victoria this week with the passing of the Planning and Environment Amendment (Public Land Contributions) Bill 2018 (Vic) by the Victorian parliament.

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The party continues – Insurers remain joined to insolvent trading proceeding

23 February 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the Victorian Court of Appeal’s decision in Blakeley v CGU Insurance Ltd [2017] VSCA 378, which confirms the rights of third parties to seek direct access to proceeds of insurance.

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What you need to know about proposed changes to the Australian Consumer Law

23 February 2018

Penalties under the Australian Consumer Law are set to substantially increase. Richard Flitcroft, James Cameron and Mikayla Kuhne consider these penalty increases and other key amendments being proposed.

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High Court allows personal payment orders for breaches of the Fair Work Act

21 February 2018

The High Court has handed down a decision with the potential to place considerable pressure on union officials engaging in repeated unlawful conduct exposing them to civil penalties under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

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Adding Colour to the NEG: Public Consultation underway on the design of the National Energy Guarantee

20 February 2018

The long-awaited public consultation on the National Energy Guarantee has commenced, and businesses have three weeks to have their say on this significant government policy.

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New progressive rehabilitation requirements for mining activities reintroduced to Queensland Parliament

20 February 2018

After lapsing due to the Queensland State election, last year’s proposed amendments to the Environmental Protection Act 1994 have been reintroduced.

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