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WA’s WHS Bill passes Upper House

The Senate Economics References Committee interim report on aluminium composite cladding in Australia - What can we learn about further reform?

The interim report forms part of a broader effort by industry and government to address non-conforming & non-complying building products in construction following the Grenfell Tower fire in...

04 October 2017

Taxes on real estate deals - Australian State and Territory Budgets

Australia's State and Territory budgets have continued a trend of imposing taxes on foreign investment in real estate. Find out more about the stamp duty and land tax...

04 September 2017

Investing in Australian real estate: Financing options

While debt from Australian banks remains the primary source of finance, investors are increasingly diversifying their capital base by incorporating mezzanine finance and debt from foreign banks.

06 July 2017
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Senate inquiry into cladding and building materials in Australia

Australian Government announces inquiry into the use of cladding, following the Grenfell disaster and reports that a number of buildings are suspected of non-compliant building materials.

04 July 2017

Development consent for Walsh Bay Arts Precinct ruled invalid – implications for staged developments

The validity of certain staged development applications, and consents granted on the basis of those applications, is in question question following Bay Simmer Investments Pty Ltd v State...

19 June 2017

The Australian Government’s key milestones for Northern Australia

The Federal Government has set out various milestones as a part of its long-term plan for Northern Australia but there are major barriers it must address for success.

26 April 2017
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South-East Queensland property valuations on the rise?

Recent Land Court decisions have highlighted how landowners stand to benefit from objecting to statutory land valuations and challenges that may be encountered in pursuit of a reduced...

02 February 2017

ACAT upends the Territory Plan - Glass v ACTPLA

ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal upends long accepted relationship between rules and criteria in Glass v ACT Planning and Land Authority.

16 September 2016

Building energy disclosure requirements are expanding

Building owners will need to obtain a Building Energy Efficiency Certificate whenever an office space of 1000 square metres or more is offered for sale or lease.

23 June 2016

NSW Budget Update

The New South Wales Government’s 2016-17 Budget was released today and confirms the abolition of the following taxes from 1 July 2016.

21 June 2016

New foreign investor surcharges for Queensland and New South Wales – states follow Victorian lead

Queensland and New South Wales follow the Victorian lead by introducing new foreign investor stamp duty surcharges for transactions involving residential real estate.

16 June 2016

Tipping the scales for reform: Northern Territory releases draft Balanced Environment Strategy for public consultation

Northern Territory releases draft Balanced Environment Strategy for public consultation.

04 February 2016

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