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Builders breathe sigh of relief
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 14 2014

Builders let out a sigh of relief today as the High Court of Australia granted Brookfield special leave to appeal a decision of the NSW Court of


Newly expanded exempt and complying development codes will commence next week
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • February 21 2014

Two new complying development codes have been introduced through amendments to the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying


Resources and energy alert: Queensland - Land, Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • November 26 2013

On 22 November 2013, certain sections of the Land Water and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2013 (LWOLA Act) that amend the Petroleum Act 1923 and


NSW Planning Bill 2013 introduces greater community participation in planning process
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 26 2013

The Planning Bill 2013 introduces a new "code development" assessment track to streamline the development process and imposes a general obligation


Off-the-plan contracts for sale can be rescinded by either party if the sunset date has passed
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 26 2013

An off-the-plan contract for sale of an apartment normally includes a provision that if a strata subdivision (creating title to the apartment) is


QCAT finds retail tenant not responsible for payment of trade waste charges
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 3 2013

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT) recently found that a tenant of a retail lease in Queensland was not responsible for payment


Maximizing opportunities for development profit - car parking, storage and restrictions on use of utility lots
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 26 2013

If utility lots have their use restricted to use by an owner or occupier of lots within the same strata scheme, the owners or registered mortgagees


Willmott Forests High Court appeal dismissed
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 6 2013

On 4 December 2013, the High Court of Australia delivered its judgment in Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Limited (Receivers and


Manning v Bathurst Regional Council (No 2) 2013 NSWLEC 186: a consideration of Wednesbury unreasonableness in the context of notification requirements
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • December 11 2013

Following the High Court's consideration of Wednesbury unreasonableness earlier this year (see Minister for Immigration and Citizenship v Li 2013


Compensation payable to reserve trusts: the first decision on section 106A of the Crown Lands Act 1989 (NSW)
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 6 2014

On 24 December 2013, the NSW Land and Environment Court handed down its decision in Tempe Recreation (D.500215 & D.1000502) Reserve Trust v Sydney