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Making and amending planning instruments under Queensland's Planning and Development Bill 2014

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 11 2014

With the reduction in the number of State planning instruments and the Minister's new rules and guidelines for the making and amending of local

Landmark decision means payments under development agreements liable to stamp duty

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 11 2014

The High Court has revisited the concept of what constitutes "consideration" for the transfer of "dutiable property" - and found that the

Ch-ch-changes: change provisions under Queensland's new Planning and Development Bill

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 11 2014

In this article we take a look at the types of changes that can be made to development applications and approvals under the Planning Bill and the

Sitting tenants are receiving a taxable supply under GST law, says the High Court

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 4 2014

Buyers of property with sitting tenants will be liable for GST on the leases, following the High Court's decision yesterday in Commissioner of

Landlords beware: lease incentive clawbacks impacted by Queensland Supreme Court penalties decision

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 13 2014

The issue of whether payments under contractual provisions (whether the result of a breach or not) are penalties remains a hot topic since the

High Court to reconsider consideration and stamp duty in Lend Lease case

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 7 2014

What constitutes the "consideration for" a transfer of "dutiable property" under stamp duties legislation? The High Court is set to consider this

Major leap proposed for NSW planning enforcement powers

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 30 2014

NSW will get a new structure for environmental offences and major increases in maximum penalties if the Environmental Planning and Assessment Bill

High Court sets out duty of care for builders of commercial property

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 30 2014

In a unanimous decision, the High Court has overturned a decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal which had held that a builder owed and

National framework for remediating contaminated sites in the pipeline

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 30 2014

It has long been recognized that Australia has no standalone legislation at a national level that deals specifically with the remediation (as opposed

NSW Duties Act amendments finally pass and affect property sector

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 27 2014

The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2014 was finally passed by both Houses of the New South Wales Parliament earlier this