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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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Recovering body corporate costs from owners

By: Todd Garsden

Aside from the recovery of levies, the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld) (BCCMA) gives bodies corporate a number of specific protections to allow cos...

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Changing the body corporate’s financial year

By: Todd Garsden

The body corporate’s financial year is different to the financial year most people are familiar with – it does not commence 1 July each year, but rather, it is ba...

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Statutory demand relief set to end

By: Anders Mahoney

Temporary Changes To The Creditor’s Statutory Demand Regime Set To Expire In September In March 2020, the Federal Government introduced temporary changes to the cre...

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Management rights assignments for bodies corporate

By: Todd Garsden

Despite the body corporate being a party to the management rights agreements (Agreements), they are usually only involved toward the end of the assignment process. If the...

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Maintenance obligations

By: Mahoneys

Maintenance disputes are the single biggest issue that results in adjudication applications and information inquiries to the Commissioner’s Office. The general position...

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Dealing with Body Corporate disputes

By: Mahoneys

In bodies corporate it is inevitable that, from time to time, disputes will occur. Fortunately, in Queensland there are numerous cost-effective avenues available to assis...

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Maintenance obligations

By: Todd Garsden

Maintenance disputes are the single biggest issue that results in adjudication applications and information inquiries to the Commissioner’s Office. The general posi...

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Dealing with Body Corporate Disputes

By: Ben Seccombe

In bodies corporate it is inevitable that, from time to time, disputes will occur. Fortunately, in Queensland there are numerous cost-effective avenues available to assis...

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