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Queensland’s new financial provisioning scheme for resources projects
30 November 2018
New legislation significantly changes the financial provisioning scheme for resources projects in Queensland. What does this mean for the resources sector?
The Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) – where are things at?
12 November 2018
Chapters 3 and 4 of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) – including the new BCIPA regime – will commence on 17 December 2018. Download our guide to the Act here.
Bigger bite for the NSW Security of Payment Act
2 November 2018
The NSW Parliament will soon pass into law important amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (1999).
Talking Trash: What you need to know about Queensland's Proposed Waste Levy
5 October 2018
The Queensland Government has introduced the Waste Reduction and Recycling (Waste Levy) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 which, if passed, will implement a levy on waste from 4 March 2019.
Queensland introduces regulations targeting combustible cladding
31 July 2018
The Building and Other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018 (QLD) takes effect on 1 October 2018 and affects owners of buildings with combustible cladding.
Cutting off the dead to save the living: Samsung v Duro  WASCA 27; Duro v Samsung  WASCA 28
19 July 2018
Two recent WA Court of Appeal decisions clarify the scope of an adjudicator’s jurisdiction, issues of set-off, and the ability to sever partially invalid determinations in the context of Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) adjudications.
Supreme Court shuts the door on excluding liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims
16 July 2018
A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Victoria is likely to have a series of practical implications for contracting parties when it comes to excluding liability for misleading claims.
Contract rights excluded from the stay on the exercise of ‘ipso facto’ provisions
29 June 2018
A Ministerial declaration has been made providing for a range of contract rights to be excluded from the stay on the exercise of ‘ipso facto’ provisions.
Exceptions to the stay on the exercise of 'ipso facto' provisions
25 June 2018
Commonwealth regulations have been made providing for a range of contracts to be excluded from the stay on the exercise of ‘ipso facto’ provisions.
One Security of Payment Regime to rule them all?
21 June 2018
The Commonwealth Government has released its eagerly awaited Review of Security of Payment Laws.
National Energy Guarantee Update
30 May 2018
As the NEG begins its second design phase, we consider how far it has come and examine the road ahead.
Love thy neighbour? When apartment living becomes too close for comfort
17 April 2018
As apartment continues to go up in Western Australia, developers may need to think more carefully when it comes to keeping the peace between neighbours.
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