E-Alert: A new line of Credit? Extension of Queensland COVID-19 Leasing Regulations

The initial period of compliance under the Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 (Regulations) was expected to finish on [...]

E-Alert: High Court Ruling on Leave Accrual

Mondelez Australia Pty Ltd v Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, Printing and Kindred Industries Union; Minister for Jobs and Industrial Relations v Automotive, Food, Metals, Engineering, [...]

Reflections on the Ride: RideWest 2020

"At Broadley Rees Hogan, we act for many clients and their backgrounds, business and skills are pretty varied. What we don’t often have the chance [...]

E-Alert: Insolvency Relief in a Changed Business Environment

It is well known that Australia has been referred to as the lucky country having not experienced a recession during times when many others have. [...]

E-Alert: Is there a place for incentives and rebates in land sales?

Over many years, incentives such as lucky draws for vehicles, payment of transfer duty for the buyer and other incentives such as rebates have been [...]

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 [...]