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Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into the Retirement Housing Sector
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • March 15 2017

The Legislative Council’s Legal and Social Issues Committee released its report on the Inquiry into the Retirement Housing Sector on 7 March 2017. The

Amendment to the native title act to restore certainty around ILUAs
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 21 2017

The Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Bill 2017 (the Bill) was introduced into Federal Parliament on 15 February 2017

Rangelands land tenure reform on hold for now
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

The draft Land Administration Amendment Bill 2016 will not be introduced to the WA Parliament during this term of government. But proposals for

The drafting of discretionary trust deeds and NSW duty and land tax
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • October 5 2016

In recent times most NSW trustees have become tired of the many tax reforms that have affected trusts and which have required amendments to their

Native Title Compensation: An Answer?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • September 15 2016

On 24 August 2016, the Federal Court handed down the first compensation determination for the extinguishment of native title in Griffiths v Northern

Are you entitled to a rates exemption?
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • November 1 2016

On 28 October 2016, the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Western Australia handed down its decision in City of Mandurah v Australian Flying

Burial and Cremation Act 2013 What everyone is dying to know!
  • Norman Waterhouse
  • Australia
  • June 24 2013

The Burial and Cremation Act 2013 (SA) (the Act) has now received assent and will shortly come into operation. The Act will regulate all cemeteries

Bill introduced in Federal Parliament to address recent Federal Court decision on ILUAs
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

On 16 February 2017, the Native Title Amendment (Indigenous

No constructive trust over copyright in photos and film created by trespassers
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • August 10 2011

In a decision handed down on 29 March 2011, the NSW Supreme Court held that a constructive trust did not arise in respect of photos and video footage taken by animal rights activists trespassing on a property

Money for nothing acquisition of land compensation in enhancement cases
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • February 14 2011

This article examines two recent cases in which compensation for the compulsory acquisition of private land for public purposes was held to be nil