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Fit for the future where to next?
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • August 7 2015

The Government’s Fit for the Future (FFTF) reform policy has gathered significant momentum in recent months. Whilst many councils have expressed a


Challenging excessive costs - local governments and enforcement costs
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 6 2015

In Warner v Isaac Regional Council 2015 QDC 186, the District Court has given a timely reminder to local governments that they cannot simply charge


The growth of student accommodation as an asset class in Australia
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • July 24 2015

Student accommodation has become a global asset class in its own right. The three main factors driving the growth of global student accommodation are


South Australia 2015-16 Budget a bold move
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • July 1 2015

This document highlights the key stamp duty changes announced on 18 June 2015 by the Government of South Australia (SA) in the 2015-16 State Budget


It’s that time of year again - a pre-budget reminder of the legal risks for setting differential and special rates
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 3 2015

As the end of the financial year approaches, local governments will be busy finalising their 201516 budgets before the 1 August deadline. A key


Queensland planning reform - new agenda for change
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 29 2015

The Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad MP, has released the Palaszczuk Government’s new agenda for reform of the Queensland planning and development system


Queensland Government announces continuing planning reform strategy
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

On 25 May 2015 the Queensland Government ended months of speculation, announcing their objectives for continuing planning reform across the State


High Court: native title not extinguished by Commonwealth control of land in WWII
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • May 18 2015

On 13 May 2015, a split decision in the High Court was handed down in the case ofQueensland v Congoo 2015 HCA 17, ruling that military orders


Victoria State Budget 2015-16: reforms to foreign investment in land
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 5 2015

Today, the Treasurer of Victoria, the Hon. Tim Pallas, handed down the 2015-16 State Budget. Recognising the recent increase in foreign investment in


Victoria State Budget 2015-16: reforms to foreign investment in property
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • May 5 2015

Today, the Treasurer of Victoria, the Hon. Tim Pallas, handed down the 2015-16 State Budget. Recognising the recent increase in foreign investment in