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Building Law Reform: Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020 (NSW)

This article was written by Nicole Morris, Isolde Daniell, Chris Seaman and Jock Hamilton.Further to our previous summary of the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW), we now...

26 June 2020

ACT tries to hit re-set on property sector with LVC remission concession

This article was written by Chris Wheeler and Lachlan Forrester.After much anticipation, the ACT Government has announced a new (and short-term) 50% remission to the Lease Variation Charges (LVC). This additional...

26 June 2020

Building Law Reform: Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW)

This article was written by Isolde Daniell, Lucinda Ower, Chris Seaman and Jock Hamilton.The Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW)As foreshadowed in our previous update on building reforms...

19 June 2020

Residential building reform: Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW)

This article was written by Isolde Daniell, Lucinda Ower, Chris Seaman and Jock Hamilton.The Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW)As foreshadowed in our previous update on building reforms...

19 June 2020

Western Australia implements its version of the national code for commercial leases

This article was written by Kaday Conteh, Emily Bell and Carl Black .Western Australia has now given effect to the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct (National Code) through...

02 June 2020

Queensland implements its version of the national code for commercial leases

This article was written by Chris Pitson, David Bell, Mark Bayliss, Julian Bolger and Connor Fitzgibbon.Queensland has now joined the remainder of Australia’s Eastern Seaboard by giving effect...

29 May 2020

New Cladding Prohibitions in Victoria

This article was written by Amy Munro, Eden Bird, Kyriakos Tsoukalas. Planning Minister signals prohibition on cladding productsOn 27 May 2020, the LIV reported that...

29 May 2020

South Australia introduces Regulations giving effect to the National Code for commercial leases

South Australia has recently joined New South Wales, Victoria and the ACT in enacting Regulations to give effect to the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct – SME...

25 May 2020

Building Victoria’s Recovery Taskforce to shovel away COVID-19 gloom

As part of its plan to stimulate the Victorian economy through the building and development industry following the devastating effect of COVID-19 on the Victorian economy, the Victorian...

20 May 2020

5G inquiry report released (no, it’s not about 5G’s responsibility for COVID!...)

This article was written by Georgia MacKenzie and Kate Creighton-Selvay. As COVID-19 continues to heighten focus on 5G – and the opportunities and challenges it represents – the Government this week released...

18 May 2020

National Code of Conduct for commercial leases The ACT scheme arrives

The National Cabinet announced on 7 April the Mandatory Code of Conduct (National Code) for leases to COVID-19 impacted small and medium sized commercial tenants.

12 May 2020

Victoria implements its version of the National Code for commercial leases

Contributions to this article were made by Simone Menz, Emily Masters, Chris Wheeler, Francesca Giorlando and Julia Nikolic.Regulations to implement the National Cabinet’s Mandatory Code of Conduct (National Code) for COVID-19 impacted landlords and...

04 May 2020

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