E-alert: New Proposed GST Withholding Obligations For Residential Property Transactions

Consultation legislation has recently been released by the Commonwealth Government regarding new GST obligations for property transactions involving either: the sale of “new residential premises” [...]

E-alert: Queensland Liquor Update – What do the major parties have in store for the industry?

With the Queensland State election being held on 25 November, the major parties have now released the detail of the policies that they would implement [...]

E-alert: A gift or a loan? The perils of giving money to family members

The saying “never mix family and money” rang true in the recent Queensland Court of Appeal decision Berghan & Anor v Berghan.[1]  In this case, [...]

Broadley Rees Hogan is proud to welcome Julian Lane as Special Counsel

Julian Lane will lead our Building, Engineering, Construction and Infrastructure Team. Julian has over 15 years’ experience in all sectors of building and construction law [...]

E-alert: Labour Hire Licensing Act (Qld) 2017 – Single employer entity groups beware?

On 8 September 2017, the first scheme to license the labour hire industry in Australia passed through Queensland’s parliament. The scope of the LHL Act [...]

E-alert: Common Law Trespass by Overhanging Crane: Is it Sunnier in Queensland?

A recent decision in the Supreme Court of Victoria concerned a successful injunction application by a neighbour, against an adjoining builder who was trespassing over [...]

E-alert: Costs charged by Resident Manager upheld by Court of Appeal – Body Corporate Management Rights Update

The Queensland Court of Appeal recently ended a long-running saga in which a resident manager of a Gold Coast apartment Complex had been prosecuted through [...]

E-alert: ID Scanners now Compulsory in Queensland – Liquor Licensing Update

On 1 July 2017, new provisions of the Liquor Act commenced which require many licensees to scan the IDs of their patrons who enter the [...]

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: [...]