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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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Educating new entrants and making assignments easier

By: Will Kenny

For some time now, there has been discussion amongst industry stakeholders about the need to simplify the assignment process. There have been proposals for creating an &#...

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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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Social distancing requirements for bodies corporate?

By: Todd Garsden

There have been over 60 public health directives issued by the Queensland Health Department since the start of COVID – almost 20 different public health directions

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New guidance on patenting computer-implemented inventions (Commissioner of Patents v Rokt Pte Ltd [2020] FCAFC 86)

By: Rhys Williamson

The Full Court of the Federal Court in Commissioner of Patents v Rokt Pte Ltd [2020] FCAFC 86  (Rokt Appeal)  has unanimously held that Rokt’s ‘digital adve...

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