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Owner occupier construction contract exemption to be removed from Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020 (NSW)

Amendment to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020 (NSW) From 1 March 2021, Schedule 2 of…

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Planning rules to support Victoria’s big housing build

Summary Amendments VC187 and VC190 were gazetted on 1 December 2020 and have changed the Victoria Planning Provisions to streamline…

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How to prepare for the upcoming security of payment season in Victoria

As the year 2020 (thankfully) comes to a close, the construction industry is entering its annual security of payment season….

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On a Proper Construction Issue 8: Adjudication – You Won but the Other Side Won’t Pay, What Next?

Introduction In his 2011 book The Better Angels of our Nature Steven Pinker makes an argument that despite our impressions, over time…

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New Victorian planning permit exemptions to expedite combustible cladding rectification works

Following on from our update on Cladding Safety Victoria (available here), the Victorian Government is taking further steps to address…

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Update on Cladding Safety Victoria: Trials on cladding rectification commence

The newly appointed CEO of Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV), Dan O’Brien, delivered his first public presentation at the Property Council…

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