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Counting the costs in the Queensland Planning and Environment Court

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • March 5 2015

It has now been over 12 months since the basis for awarding costs in the Queensland Planning and Environment Court (P&E Court) was fundamentally changed

The grand finale: NSW residential building law reforms 2014

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 5 2015

The final tranche of amendments to NSW home building laws enacted by the Home Building Amendment Act 2014 (NSW) commenced on 1 March. The amendments

New fees and fines proposed for foreign investors in residential real estate

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • March 5 2015

Market focus on foreign investment's impact on Sydney’s residential demand, supply and affordability is at a peak. Interestingly though, it is almost

Red tape to be applied to foreign acquisitions of agricultural land

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • February 19 2015

The Government will implement the Coalition's election commitment to tighten Foreign Investment Review Board scrutiny of purchases of agricultural

Leasing negotiations: when can a landlord's promise to a tenant give rise to damages?

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

Landlord and tenant negotiations can often result in encouragement or assurances being provided to the tenant, even on a casual basis. This recent

Personal rights not an interest in WA land

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

One of the vexing questions in duty laws is the scope of the definition of "land". Since land is a significant part of the duty base, either directly

Compulsory acquisition case has implications for property law in Queensland

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

In Queensland registration of a survey plan will now transfer every existing interest referred to in it, with the effect of unilaterally altering

NSW mining, petroleum and extractive industries face new land acquisition and mitigation measures

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 5 2015

The use of voluntary land acquisition and mitigation rights for land owners has been clarified under a new framework to manage dust and noise impacts

Estoppel: will equity help those with unclean hands?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • February 5 2015

Business prudence ordinarily requires that commercial leases be formalised, the terms clearly outlined and agreed between the parties, and any

Urban renewal - creating a vision

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 21 2015

Tim Williams, the CEO of the Committee for Sydney, joins Nikki Robinson to explore the importance of a clear vision to the success of an urban