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Potential disaster with an historic building - Owners Corporation fined $350,000 for failing to comply with emergency orders

Australia - September 13 2022 Russell Kennedy Lawyers was engaged by Greater Geelong City Council (Council) to prosecute breaches of the Building Act 1993 (Vic) (Act). The outcome…

Elizabeth Flanagan, Marcus Heath, Ian Pridgeon

$25,000 Fine for Illegal Building Work Carried out by a Registered Building Practitioner

Australia - August 16 2022 Russell Kennedy Lawyers was recently engaged to prosecute a breach of the Building Act 1993 (Vic), with respect to building work carried out by a…

Elizabeth Flanagan, Marcus Heath, Ian Pridgeon, Claudia Wortmann

Food Act Prosecution - Chocolate Bar sold by an unregistered food business causes Anaphylactic Reaction

Australia - December 8 2021 Russell Kennedy Lawyers was recently engaged by Brimbank City Council to prosecute the proprietor of an unregistered food business trading as…

Elizabeth Flanagan, Marcus Heath, Ian Pridgeon

Expensive Lesson for Fish and Chips Shop

Australia - January 28 2021 The outcome of the case highlights the significant penalties that can be imposed when the proprietor of a food business fails to register the…

Ian Pridgeon

Barking dogs - No laughing matter

Australia - December 21 2020 The Accused is the occupier of a Caulfield North property and was charged with 16 breaches relating to a number of different days and times of…

Elizabeth Flanagan, Marcus Heath, Ian Pridgeon