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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

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

NSW Government calls for innovation in social housing
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • December 17 2014

In 2012, the Auditor-General of NSW conducted a Performance Audit into the New South Wales social housing system (NSW SHS). The Audit Report

An evaluation of the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning and Environment Court
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • August 8 2012

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the administrative law role of the Queensland Planning Environment Court

Focus: South West settlement agreed to in principle
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • February 3 2015

In Brief: The West Australian Government and the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council have come to an in-principle agreement in relation to a

A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update - May 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2014

Scottish independence referendum - The referendum will take place on 18 September 2014. Scottish independence raises many complex legal and political

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

Australia: Federal Court confirms National Native Title Tribunal's approach to future act determinations
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • December 30 2013

In Watson on behalf of Nyikina & Mangala v Backreef Oil Pty Ltd 2013 FCA 1432, the Federal Court of Australia rejected several challenges to the