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 [...]

Unpaid Body Corporate Levies: What are the time limits for recovery?

Bodies corporate have been anxiously awaiting the recent decision of the Queensland Court of Appeal in Body Corporate for Mount Saint John Industrial Park Community [...]

Broadley Rees Hogan Represented in Osaka at Accounting & Law Firm Alliance’s Asia Pacific Regional Conference

Broadley Rees Hogan was represented from 24-26 May in Osaka, Japan at the Asia Pacific Regional Conference of Alliott Group, the international alliance of professional [...]

E-alert: Changes to Important Employment-Related Financial Thresholds 2018

A number of employment-related monetary thresholds are indexed annually on 1 July. Detailed below is a checklist of the key changes effective 1 July 2018. Federal Minimum [...]

E-alert: Queensland Government to increase land tax rates from 1 July 2018

From 1 July 2018, the Queensland Government will increase rates of land tax by 0.5% for landowners who have aggregated taxable landholdings above $10 million. [...]

E-alert: New GST Withholding Obligations for Residential Property Transactions to Apply from 1 July 2018

A very important reminder that, after 1 July 2018, the parties to residential property contracts entered into after this date must comply with new significant [...]

E-alert: Tracing Stolen Monies – Causation or Attribution?

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland in Goomboorian Transport Pty Ltd & Ors v Hanson & Ors [2018] QSC 135 resolves complex [...]