E-Alert: Risk of Lease Terms Being Unfair and Unenforceable

The Federal Court’s declaration in the recent case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) v Servcorp Limited [2018] FCA 1044 that certain terms in [...]


Broadley Rees Hogan is delighted to announce that Stuart Rees, Darren Anderson and Jamie Robinson have been named in Best Lawyers® 2020 as some of [...]

E-Alert: Proposed amendments to Land Act – An expansion of dispute resolution mechanism for subleases

The Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 (the Bill) was recently introduced to Parliament.  One of the proposed amendments is the introduction of [...]

E-Alert: First successful Work Health & Safety Category 1 prosecution in Queensland

First jail sentence of Queensland director for WH&S breach Nearly four and a half years after the death of one of its employees, a director [...]

E-Alert: Food for Thought – Gig economy decision a timely reminder for all businesses seeking to maximise competitiveness

A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission has wide-ranging implications for businesses endeavouring to be innovative with their workforces by operating in the gig [...]

E-Alert: Timely reminder to check the End Date of your PPSR Registrations

The 7th anniversary of the commencement of the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) will occur on 30 January 2019. This impending anniversary serves as a [...]

E-Alert: Private elevator lifts in community title schemes: who foots the bill?

It is a common dilemma faced by many bodies corporate and lot owners alike: who has the financial obligation to maintain ‘private’ elevator lifts? The [...]

E-alert: Building and Other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018

The Grenfell tower disaster in Britain last year has (quite rightly) focused attention on fire risk in buildings. Whilst the fire risk issue may be [...]

E-alert: Employers may be expected to empty their pockets to “casual employees” for leave entitlements!

The Full Bench of the Federal Court of Australia’s (FCA) recent decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene [2018] FCAFC 131 (WorkPac Decision) mandates that [...]