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Common Provisions Act: what you need to do to get ready for its imminent commencement
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 18 2014

The Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Act 2014 (Qld) (CP Act) was passed on 9 September 2014 and is to commence on a date to be fixed


Can private development rules trump public planning policies?
  • Moulis Legal
  • Australia
  • February 21 2014

Developers often want to "lock-in" the value of the amenity and design of a new development, such as in a commercial precinct or new suburb


Extended limitation period for breach of contract claims for defective building work in Victoria
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 18 2014

Victorian owners now have 10 years from the issue of the occupancy permit in which to bring a claim in contract or tort for defective building work


In the eye of the freeholder: Indigenous communities now have the choice
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 18 2014

From 1 January 2015 Indigenous communities can transform land from community control to freehold ownership if embraced, this could lead to greater


Confusion over mining and groundwater impacts in Queensland finally resolved!
  • Clayton Utz
  • Canada, Australia
  • September 18 2014

The confusion over the taking of, interfering with and use of groundwater associated with mining activities including the confusion that has arisen


District court refuses to grant injunction in dispute over right-of-way easement
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 20 2014

Recently the owner of a lot that has the benefit of a right-of-way easement sought an injunction protecting his rights to use the benefit. Instead of


Protecting your pharmacy: lease conditions that minimise conflict
  • Coleman Greig Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 13 2014

Running your own pharmacy - whilst being very rewarding - can also mean that you spend a considerable amount of time negotiating with both your


Owner’s duty to mitigate: Strata Plan No 76674 v Di Blasio Constructions Pty Ltd 2014 NSWSC 106
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • August 19 2014

Home Owners and property developers' duty to mitigate has recently been a focus of attention by both the Supreme Court and the NSW Legislature. This


What are the benefits of planning?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • July 23 2014

Have you ever considered the impacts of good planning, or why planning is so important? I spent some time thinking about the benefits of planning and


Small business commissioner seeks ruling on tenant's liability for fir safety and essential services costs
  • Kliger Partners
  • Australia
  • August 15 2014

Many retail leases contain clauses which say that the tenant must "comply with all laws relating to the premises" or with the requirements of "Acts