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Selling common property

By: Todd Garsden

Our previous article discussed a number of ways in which car parks in a scheme can be created and swapped. One of those options was the sale of common property by transfe...

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Car park reconfiguration

By: Todd Garsden

Parking, one of the four “Ps” for bodies corporate, is a common problem area that body corporate committees have to deal with. One request that is becoming mo...

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31 December 2020 Deadline – amend your trust deed to avoid extra duty and land tax for residential property in New Sou...

By: Cath Champion

Over the last couple of years various states have introduced a duty and land tax surcharge on residential property owned by foreign persons.  Each State law is differen...

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Mahoneys Antony Harrison participates in ‘Starting in Private Practice’ webinar

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Commercial Partner, Antony Harrison, was delighted to be invited to take part in ‘Starting in Private Practice’ – a webinar hosted by The Professional Medi...

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Removing an elected Body Corporate Committee Member

By: Jarrod Clarke

Body corporate committees are comprised of lot owners or individuals authorised to represent lot owners. But for restricted matters, committees have broad powers to act f...

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Marina berths in bodies corporate

By: Todd Garsden

A marina berth can be a selling point for a community title scheme – if the body corporate is on the water, a marina berth is a great way to give lot owners direct acce...

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Protecting your trade mark

By: Rhys Williamson

Your business is making some serious cash – or it’s about to. Customers are raving about what you do – or they’re about to. You know a strong and recognisable...

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Caretaking agreements and negative inflation

By: Todd Garsden

As a general rule, the remuneration under a caretaking agreement increases every year. However with a negative annual inflation rate (or CPI), for only the third time in

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Defamation in bodies corporate

By: Ben Sandford

It’s an all too common occurrence – tempers can flare when people are forced to come into contact with others that they wouldn’t usually associate with. Whe...

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Development offences in bodies corporate

By: Ben Sandford

In Queensland the Planning Act (2016) provides the framework under which all residential development work is performed. When a new building is approved by the local counc...

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