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Commissioner’s discretion to extend the two year period to disregard capital gains tax in relation to the disposal of

By: Cath Champion

This article explores the implications of the Australian Taxation Office’s Practical Compliance Guidelines PCG 2019/5 (Guidelines) which establishes guidelines for the

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What the end of NRAS Means for Management Rights

By: Will Kenny

There has been recent conjecture amongst industry stakeholders about the impact on management rights businesses once the incentive period under the National Affordable Re...

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Assignments made difficult

By: John Mahoney

A few short years ago I wrote an article “Let’s not kill the goose” where I expressed concern that the number of new unqualified entrants to the management rights i...

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Medicare shared debt “claw back” scheme

By: Antony Harrison

The way that medical rooms are managed, and in particular – how Medicare benefits have been claimed – has changed dramatically over the years.It had too ̵...

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Trade mark intra-group licensing – control your trade marks

By: Rhys Williamson

An entity that owns a trade mark but does not use it (for example, when the registered owner licenses the trade mark to a related entity) must control the use of that tra...

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Published Australian Patent Office decisions – February 2019 Review

By: Will Kenny

The following review of published Australian Patent Office decisions in February 2019 may be useful for IP practitioners, patent attorneys, or those who manage patent and...

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Everything managers need to know about voting

By: Will Kenny

When a general meeting is coming up, resident managers often ask Mahoneys how to best approach owners for their support and for general advice regarding voting procedures...

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Published Australian Patent Office decisions – January 2019 Review

By: Rhys Williamson

1.  The following review of published Australian Patent Office decisions in January 2019 may be useful for IP practitioners, patent attorneys, or those who manage patent...

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Mahoneys secures costs for resident manager in landmark QCAT victory

By: Mitchell Downes

Recently, Mahoneys acted for a resident manager in a termination dispute with the Body Corporate. The trial lasted 10 days. Our client, the resident manager, was successf...

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Why a lot owner deed is so important

By: John Mahoney

A recent decision of the Office of the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management (OCBCCM) has highlighted the importance of complying with the ‘lot owner...

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