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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, Ian Pridgeon, Daniel Silfo

$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, Ian Pridgeon, Daniel Silfo, 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, Ian Pridgeon, Daniel Silfo

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, Ian Pridgeon, Daniel Silfo

Greyhounds must be kept on leash outside the premises of its owner

Australia - August 21 2020 The Moorabbin Magistrates’ Court (sitting online through WebEx) has interpreted the requirement in section 27(1) of the Domestic Animals Act 1994…

Elizabeth Flanagan, Ian Pridgeon, Daniel Silfo