Publications

The commencement of the Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code in local council areas has been pushed back from July to 31 October 2019.

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Councils, developers and the community should welcome changes that have now been assented to in the Local Government Amendment Bill 2019 (NSW).

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As the number of renters continues to rise in New South Wales, the NSW Government is pushing through changes to the residential tenancy laws aimed to strengthen the rights of...

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Builders, developers, and contractors in the construction industry should be aware that several proposed changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) will come into force on 1 May 2019.

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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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In 2019 there were almost 30,000 off-the-plan sales which account 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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