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CK ALERT: Building owners required to complete QBCC cladding checklist
Affected buildings must display a notice on the building and provide a copy of risk assessments to owners and tenants
Australia
11 Jul 2019
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CK ALERT: Only one month remaining for building owners to complete QBCC cladding checklist
Building owners should register and begin this process via the 'Safer Buildings' website combustible cladding checklist.
Australia
12 Mar 2019
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The implications of Airbnb on subletting and community title by-laws
Recent findings by the NZ Tenancy Tribunal highlight the relationship between subletting laws and platforms like Airbnb.
Australia
7 Feb 2019
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Findings & Forecasts: Major developments in industrial relations in the building and construction industry in 2018 & 2019
Regardless of political party, change is the new norm for industrial relations in the building and construction industry.
Australia
13 Dec 2018
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CK alert: land resumption in Queensland
10 things you need to know if you receive a notice of intention to resume your land (apart from seeking legal advice).
Australia
17 Oct 2018
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CK Alert: Developers to obtain consent of land owners prior to making development applications for a material change of use or reconfiguring a lot
Recent case highlights the need for developers to ensure that they comply with the consent requirement in s65 Building Act.
Australia
10 Oct 2018
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CK Alert: New combustible cladding requirements – are you affected?
The amendment imposes an assessment process on owners of privately owned buildings, through an online registry system.
Australia
1 Oct 2018
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The restriction on the exercise of ipso facto rights - what does it mean for the construction industry?
Article discusses amendments to Corporations Act and their effects on the construction industry.
Australia
29 May 2018
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GST withholding laws passed for property transactions
These new laws will shift the responsibility for paying GST on new residential premises from developers to purchasers.
Australia
19 Apr 2018
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How to protect your investment in a joint venture
All parties to a joint venture agreement are encouraged to ensure that they have a registered interest in the land.
Australia
2 Apr 2018
12
Security of payment amendments to commence on 1 July 2018 – What it means for the construction industry
The amendments make it imperative for industry participants to exercise diligence in administering their contracts.
Australia
24 Mar 2018
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The expanded definition of Influential Person under the QBCC Act – will it have unintended consequences?
The net could be cast too wide, so it remains to be seen how the QBCC will apply the newly expanded definition.
Australia
10 Mar 2018
14
New FIRB rules for agricultural land acquisitions by foreign interests
These new FIRB rules have been introduced to enable adequate opportunity for Australians to invest in agricultural land.
Australia
9 Feb 2018
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Safe harbour and the Queensland construction industry
While safe harbour provisions introduce flexibility for companies and directors, Queensland has tightened regulations.
Australia
21 Dec 2017
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GST changes on new residential premises and subdivisions
This draft legislation shifts responsibility for paying GST on new residential premises from developers to purchasers.
Australia
2 Dec 2017
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Project Bank Accounts (PBAs) - What does it mean and how will it work?
PBAs are trust accounts, intended to protect down the line subcontractors from the insolvency of up the line contractors.
Australia
24 Nov 2017
18
Vacancy fees for foreign acquisitions of residential land
A key component of this new legislation is an annual vacancy fee imposed on foreign owners of residential real estate.
Australia
25 Sep 2017
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Strategies for building contractors to ensure industrial arrangements are Building Code 2016 compliant
No building contractor can tender for Commonwealth funded building work unless their industrial instrument is compliant.
Australia
7 Sep 2017
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Combustible cladding: Just one of the many essential issues building owners should audit, record and manage
This article is aimed at practical and proactive steps for Bodies Corporate to take to protect lot owners and residents.
Australia
6 Sep 2017
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