Strata Reforms: Introducing the Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill

Originally announced earlier this year by the Queensland Government as a key measure arising from the 2022 Housing Summit, on 24 August 2023 the Queensland [...]

Default Judgements: To Review or Not to Review, that is the Question…

This article is written in the spirit of collegiality as a practical guide for practitioners considering whether to review an erroneous Default Judgment. UCPR Rule [...]

Environmental Footprint of Rural Land: Carbon Farming and the Great Barrier Reef

Before committing to a purchase, buyers must consider more than the physical features of rural land. Third party arrangements, leases and renewable energy agreements in [...]

The Lay of the Land: Water Licencing, Vegetation Management and Contamination

Water allocations, vegetation management, contamination and biosecurity obligations are just a few important matters for buyers to consider before purchasing rural property in Queensland. The [...]

Buyer Beware: Due Diligence and Buying Rural Property in Queensland

Thinking of buying a rural property in Queensland? It is important to consider these issues when contemplating such a purchase. This is the first part [...]

2022 Chain Reaction Challenge Foundation Corporate Bike Ride

Here at Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers, we have a tradition of giving back to our community, particularly charities that rely heavily on fundraising activities and [...]

Balancing Freedom of Expression and Political Communication – The New Model Defamation Provisions

Australia’s defamation laws have long been criticised as being of little benefit. In Queensland, the Defamation Act 2005 (Qld) has been in effect since 2006 [...]

New Year, New REIQ Contracts, New Era: Is time no longer of the essence?

New editions of the REIQ contracts for residential sales (house and land and residential lots in community title schemes) will be released on 20 January [...]

e-Alert: Director Identification Numbers

A new corporate requirement has been introduced in Australia. A Director Identification Number is a unique identifier number which must be obtained by all existing [...]