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Changes to security of payment regime under the BIF Act

Changes to security of payment regime under the BIF Act

Changes to the Queensland security of payment regime introduced by the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 will commence on 17 December 2018.

22 November 2018

Draft Legislation for Native Title Act Reforms

Exposure drafts of the Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 and the Registered Native Title Bodies Corporate Legislation Amendment Regulations 2018 have been released for public comment.

02 November 2018

Ministerial Direction No.19 – formalising the role of EPA Victoria in planning scheme amendments

Ministerial Direction No. 19 was recently issued by the Minister for Planning on the preparation and content of planning scheme amendments that may result in impacts on the...

29 October 2018

Regulating government access to C-ITS and automated vehicle data

Our experts discuss the National Transport Commission recently released a discussion paper regarding the regulation of access to cooperative intelligent transport system and automated vehicle data.

23 October 2018
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Certain Uncertainty – if the sun does come up tomorrow, what will we do with it?

The Queensland government has finalised guidelines to provide a framework for future large-scale solar projects in the State.

12 October 2018

Combustible cladding compliance - new obligations in Queensland

The Cladding Regulation will impose obligations on nearly all commercial building owners in Queensland.

27 September 2018

Morrison’s Christmas promise: Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement

Australia’s new Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has promised the long awaited Indonesia-Australia free trade agreement by Christmas. The announcement is a good news story for international trade...

05 September 2018

Victorian Environment Protection Amendment Bill receives royal assent

The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 has received royal assent and was enacted as the Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018

29 August 2018

Victorian Environment Protection Amendment Bill passes the Legislative Council and is on the way to becoming law

The Legislative Council of the Victorian Parliament has passed the Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 and it will now head back to the Legislative Assembly for consideration

13 August 2018

Taxation of stapled structures & inbound investment: revised draft legislation and extension to residential housing investments

The Australian Treasurer has released a second draft of the proposed legislation to implement its Integrity Package targeted at stapled structures and foreign investors

31 July 2018

Critical infrastructure: are you ready to report?

Starting on 11 July 2018, owners and operators of Australia’s critical infrastructure assets have 6 months to report current ownership and operating details.

11 July 2018

Commencement of further reforms under the BIF Act postponed

The next phase of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (“BIF Act”) reforms will be delayed.

26 June 2018