E-alert: Employment & WHS – Changes to important employment related financial thresholds 2017

Many important employment related monetary thresholds are indexed annually on 1 July. Below is a checklist of some of those changes effective 1 July 2017: [...]

E-alert: Think of the Children: New laws impact the de facto blended family

Recent changes to Queensland’s laws relating to Wills and estates will have significant consequences for de facto couples and their families. The changes give greater [...]

E-alert: Here’s to you, Mr Robinson: Damages awarded for misleading statutory declaration accompanying progress claim

A recent Federal Court of Australia decision is a reminder to individuals to take care when making statutory declarations for progress claims.[1] Background Reed Constructions [...]

E-alert: Crack Down on Developer Compliance with GST Requirements

The Federal Government has introduced a significant measure that will impact residential developers of properties in circumstances where the sale of their stock gives rise [...]

E-alert: Changes to Foreign Resident Withholding Tax

On 9 May 2017, the Federal Government announced substantial changes to the rate and threshold of its Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding (FRCGW) regime which [...]

Employment & WHS E-ALERT: Annual Wage Review 2016 – 2017

FWC awards 3.3% wage increase For clients and businesses who pay either strictly in accordance with or by reference to award rates of pay or [...]

E-alert: Preventing the enforcement of security in a construction setting

With respect to Portia[1], a party seeking to prevent a call upon security is likely to need to mount an argument which is stronger than [...]

E-alert: Shutting the gate after the horse has bolted: “Backdoor” review of QBCC insurance payment not permitted

The recent Queensland Court of Appeal decision of Queensland Building and Construction Commission v Turcinovic[1] confirms the difficulties that will be faced by a builder [...]

Broadley Rees Hogan in Doyles Top Lawyers List … again!

Broadley Rees Hogan is thrilled to announce that two of its senior lawyers have been named in the 2017 Doyles Legal List of top lawyers. [...]