e-Alert: “Home wasn’t built in a day” – termination for delay under a residential building contract

In Queensland, residential building contracts warrant that a builder will carry out work with “reasonable diligence”.[1] This warranty is included in residential building contracts from [...]

E-Alert: Not what I bargained for – When do defects during the course of a residential build amount to a breach of the building contract?

All residential building contracts in Queensland for a contract price of over $20,000 must expressly state the statutory warranties provided to the consumer in the [...]

E-Alert: ‘Lemon Laws’ putting the squeeze on dodgy dealers

New laws increasing the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal's (QCAT) jurisdictional limit from $25,000 to $100,000 for matters relating to motor vehicles will come into [...]

E-Alert: Incoming Ban on Combustible Cladding

Further to our ongoing e-alerts concerning the three-stage compliance obligations for combustible cladding in Queensland, in a Ministerial Construction Council meeting earlier this month it [...]