E-Alert: Queensland Land Tax COVID-19 Relief and Foreign Surcharge Update

On 7 September 2020 the Queensland Government released a further COVID-19 relief package on land tax for the year 2020/2021. On top of the 2019/2020 [...]

E-Alert: Registered Office – More than a Mailbox

Accountants and lawyers rarely think twice about agreeing to act as the registered office for clients – perhaps they should! The Corporations Act provides that [...]

E-Alert: Frustrated by COVID-19? Sure! But what about your contract?

When the COVID-19 pandemic is discussed, we hear words like “unprecedented”, “once in a lifetime” and “never-before-seen”. The recent case of Happy Lounge Pty Ltd [...]

E-Alert: It’s not about COVID – Force Majeure and Frustration

Most jurisdictions have laws that assist when supervening events occur and most commercial contracts seek to allocate risk and establish rights and obligations in the [...]

BRH Lawyers named in Best Lawyers 2021

Broadley Rees Hogan is pleased to announce that Jon Broadley, Michael Byrom and Stuart Rees have been recognised by Best Lawyers ® 2021 Australia. Each [...]

E-Alert: Queensland Land Tax Relief

Following suit from the Federal Government’s newly introduced leasing principles, the Queensland Government has implemented its own principles which a commercial landowner must comply with [...]

E-Alert: The Concept of Abandonment in Contracts

Recently we have written articles to guide our readers through the impacts of COVID-19 and that has brought to the forefront of many thoughtful minds [...]

E-Alert: COVID-19 and the Code of Conduct for Leases and Tenancies

Since our earlier e-alerts, National Cabinet agreed to a Code of Conduct to apply to commercial tenancies. This will be mandatory for businesses with a [...]

E-Alert: The JobKeeper Payment Information Alert

The struggles faced by Australian businesses in the wake of COVID-19 have forced many employers to consider difficult workforce changes in light of the economic [...]