As the population and the needs of the general community change over time, governments require additional land for the development of infrastructure. This may include construction or widening of roads, installation of sewerage and drainage works, and construction of rail projects amongst other needs. Continue reading How Compulsory Acquisition of Land may affect you
Bodies Corporate and Committees make decision on countless different matters relating to the administration of their scheme, including:
Continue reading Tips For Making Reasonable Body Corporate Decisions
Since pool safety standards were introduced in Queensland in 2009:
- owners of properties with newly constructed pools;
- owners of properties with shared pools; and
- owners seeking to sell or lease a property with a pool,
OVERVIEW OF WORKCOVER SCHEME
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003 (Qld) (“Workcover Act”) establishes a workers’ compensation scheme for Queensland, the purpose of which is to provide benefits to workers in respect of workplace injuries or fatalities, Continue reading Workcover In Queensland – A Body Corporate Focus
What is a Director Penalty Notice?
If you are a director of a company, even if you do not have anything to do with the day to day running of the company, you should be aware that the Australian Taxation Office is able to pursue you Continue reading Director Penalty Notices
What is a Statutory Demand?
A Statutory Demand is a demand for payment of a debt by a creditor on a company pursuant to Section 459E of the Corporations Act2001 (Cth). Continue reading About Statutory Demands
The recovery of unpaid body corporate levies is an issue close to the heart of most body corporate committees and managers. Experienced delinquent owners can in some cases drag out the process for many years and even avoid payment entirely. Continue reading Recovery of Unpaid Body Corporate Levies Part 3: Legal Proceedings
An Enduring Power of Attorney is a document which we all need to have in place to guard against the possibility we may suffer a serious accident or illness and find ourselves unable to manage our own affairs and deal with all the personal and financial issues which are a normal part of daily life. Continue reading Enduring Powers of Attorney – Essential, But Take Care
It is a long standing misconception in matters relating to children, that the mother will automatically get full ‘parental responsibility’ (e.g. custody of the children).
This is not entirely correct. Continue reading Who Gets The Children?