Publications

Over the last few years, the NSW Government has introduced major reforms to the NSW planning system, which included an overhaul of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW).

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According to recent statistics reported by the Regional Planning Panels, Kiama and Shoalhaven Council are two of the worst performing Councils in relation to the time for consideration of referred matters.

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There were almost 30,000 off-the-plan sales in the last financial year accounting for about 12 per cent of all residential property sales in NSW.

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The Illawarra and South Coast have seen significant road works with the Gerringong upgrade, the Foxground and Berry Bypass and work soon to commence on the Albion Park Rail bypass and the Nowra Bridge project. What options are available to affected property owners and what are your legal rights?

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The New South Wales government has passed legislation to prescribe when strata schemes are able to restrict lots from being used for short-term rental accommodation.

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In a recent case one unlucky unit dweller has described the sound travelling from his upstairs neighbours as being subjected to a “booming sound”, “like a herd of elephants coming...

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Recent decisions of the Fair Work Commission provide an interesting insight into the approach adopted by the Commission when determining if termination from employment is lawful for making an offensive...

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It is not difficult to see the benefit of the independent contractor relationship for both businesses and contractors.

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Rising property prices have led to many purchasers pooling resources with friends and relatives to buy real estate.

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Most property owners have encountered a neighbour with overgrown trees, shadowing their property or impairing their views.

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