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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

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

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

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

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

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

Changes to Queensland mining legislation that will affect compulsory acquisition
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 30 2013

Native Title Rights v Compulsory Acquisitions Changes to Queensland mining legislation, including the Mineral Resources Act 1989, in August 2013 have

Queensland Reconstruction Authority Bill introduced into Parliament
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • February 17 2011

'The summer of 201011 will be remembered as our summer of sorrow.'

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

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