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2021
25
Oct

Important Medical Practice Payroll Tax Decision

By: Antony Harrison

Thomas and Naaz – the latest court case and what medical practices need to know. Authors: Antony Harrison and Sabrina…

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06
Oct

Can management rights agreements be “topped-up” more than once?

By: Mahoneys

An article was recently published claiming that, contrary to current industry practice, management rights agreements cannot be “topped-up” more than…

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01
Oct

BCsystems manager forum

By: Mahoneys

Last night Mahoneys partners John Mahoney and Todd Garsden  joined Trudy Crooks (Resort Brokers), Matthew Savage (BCsystems) and approximately 100…

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27
Sep

Mahoneys featured in Resort News

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys was featured in the latest edition of Resort News, where John Mahoney discussed: whether body corporate by-laws could be…

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27
Sep

Starting a private practice

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys partner Antony Harrison recently presented on The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) webinar focusing on the benefits, challenges and…

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23
Sep

Mahoneys supports open letter to governments

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys has recently joined the growing number of Australian businesses supporting the Business Council’s Australia open letter to governments. The…

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01
Sep

Starting a private practice

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys partner Antony Harrison recently presented to a room full of specialists at the Gold Coast Private Hospital (GCPH) on the…

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27
Aug

Mahoneys featured in Resort News magazine

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys’ partners John Mahoney and Amy McKee  were featured in Resort News magazine: John provided an update on the significant…

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18
Aug

Mahoneys welcomes 3 new lawyers

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently welcomed lawyers Nicola Whalley, Sabrina Austin and Holly Dunne to the firm. Recruited as part of the firm’s…

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13
Aug

Technology and the Corporations Act: recent amendments and what they mean for you

By: Sabrina Austin

The Australian Government is in the process of amending the Corporations Act so that companies can use technology to hold…

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11
Aug

Starting a Private Practice

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys partner  Antony Harrison presented as part of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) webinar focusing on the benefits, challenges…

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28
Jul

Mahoneys Promotes 3 Lawyers

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partners are pleased to announce the following promotions, which will take effect from 1 August: Cath Champion, a lawyer…

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26
Jun

Application dismissed in Kirribilli Heights adjudication

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys successfully acted for the Kirribilli Heights Body Corporate in having an application brought against it dismissed. This decision considered…

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24
Jun

Mahoneys presents to RACP members

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Paul Copeland (William Buck), Scott Montefiore (Hillross Montefiore & Co) and Chris Mariani (Medical…

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15
Jun

Franchising Code changes: what it means for you

By: Mahoneys

From 1 July 2021, changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct will be rolled out to address the perceived power…

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08
Jun

Mahoneys gets application dismissed in Watermark Residences adjudication

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys successfully acted for the Watermark Residences body corporate in having an application brought against it, by two lot owners,…

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08
Jun

Watermark Residences – When not to make and adjudication application

By: Mahoneys

In Watermark Residences two lot owners sought to invalidate an annual general meeting that had been called in a way…

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31
May

Mahoneys featured in Resort News magazine

By: John Mahoney

Mahoneys Partner John Mahoney was featured in this month’s Resort News magazine  click here for Resort News Article  where he…

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24
May

Mahoneys featured in LookUpStrata magazine

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys dedicated Body Corporate team was featured in – Lookup Strata Magazine where on pages 4 & 5 we discuss…

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30
Apr

Mahoneys enhances its litigation capability

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently welcomed experienced litigators Felicity Dore and Francesca Barnes to the firm. Recruited as part of the firm’s growth…

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27
Apr

Guide To Body Corporate Building Defects

By: Mahoneys

Earlier today Mahoneys Partner Ben Seccombe joined Lynda Kypriadakis ([Diverse Group]) and Dr. Nicole Johnston ([Deakin University]) – at Australian…

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06
Apr

Mahoneys 的贡献得到了小区经理的认可

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys 的资深律师 Michelle Lim 的贡献在最新版的 Resort News 上被Dong 和Zoe Huang 所认可。具体来说,Dong 对 在他们成功的物业管理权 – Mercantile Dalgety Place上给予的协助非常感激,有着功不可没的功劳。 感兴趣的朋友们请点击以下链接阅读全文 – Link…

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24
Mar

Webinar – New Body Corporate Regulations

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partner Todd Garsden joined Nikki Jovicic today for LookUpStrata’s New Regulation Modules webinar – where approx. 120 people tuned…

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22
Mar

How to gift your wealth

By: Mahoneys

Last week Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison sat down with the Professional Medical Practice to discuss the options that a person…

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19
Mar

Mahoneys featured in Resort News March 2021

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Partner Amy McKee, was featured in this month’s Resort News magazine (Resort News March 2021)– where she discusses what…

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09
Mar

Setting up a private medical practice

By: Mahoneys

Last week Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison joined Paul Copeland (from William Buck) and Scott Montefiore (from Hillross Montefiore & Co)…

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24
Feb

Preparing for the new regulations

By: Mahoneys

Over the last month or so Mahoneys Partner Todd Garsden has been helping the body corporate industry prepare for the…

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12
Feb

High Court Success for Dr Ridd

By: Mahoneys

As reported in the media yesterday, Mahoneys were Dr Ridd’s instructing solicitors for his successful application for special leave to…

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25
Jan

Mahoneys featured in Resort News

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys Special Counsel, Nicole Cleary, was featured in this month’s Resort News – where she discusses what impact COVID-19 might…

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2020
22
Dec

超过 100 名小区经理参MAHONEYS 圣诞活动

By: Mahoneys

在这缺乏人际交流的一年里,我们很高兴能请到超过100位常驻经理和诸位行业领袖 – John Mahoney 和 Michelle Lim (Mahoneys), Lynda Kypriadakis (Diverse FMX), Mike O’Farrell (MLR Services) 和 Alison Sun (Accom…

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17
Dec

Over 100 managers attend Mahoneys event

By: John Mahoney

In a year of limited face to face events, we were pleased to have over 100 management rights caretakers attend…

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23
Nov

Mahoneys secures a victory for its clients in the Supreme Court

By: Anders Mahoney

Mahoneys acted for the successful applicants in Hilas & Anor v GGPG Developments (No 133) Pty Ltd & Anor [2020]…

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19
Nov

Business interruption insurance and COVID-19

By: Mahoneys

Yesterday, a full bench of the New South Wales Court of Appeal unanimously held that that an exclusion in a…

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05
Nov

Payroll Tax Alert

By: Antony Harrison

The AMA (NSW) has reportedly recently been in touch with its members to warn of payroll tax audits and the…

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04
Nov

A duty exemption for small business restructures – at last!

By: Antony Harrison

Initially published 4 November 2020. Updated following OSR expansion issued on 21 July 2021. One of the biggest problems with…

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09
Oct

Temporary relief for bodies corporate

By: Todd Garsden

For a second week in a row, we have a second round of new body corporate legislation. This time it’s…

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01
Oct

Senior Appointments

By: Mahoneys

Despite the challenges that 2020 has visited upon us all, Mahoneys remains focused on the long term success of the…

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30
Sep

New Body Corporate Laws

By: Todd Garsden

The new regulation modules pursuant to the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld) have now been finalised and…

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16
Jul

ARAMA Award

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys has been awarded Australian Resident Accommodation Managers Association (ARAMA) Service Provider of the Year for the second year running.…

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03
Jul

Update to social distancing requirements applying to bodies corporate

By: Todd Garsden

New social distancing requirements that affect bodies corporate come into effect from midday on 3 July 2020. The changes from…

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19
Jun

Managers Must Not Project Manage

By: John Mahoney

In Queensland individuals and companies must hold a QBCC licence to carry out building work valued at over $3,300. Most…

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19
Jun

Short Term Letting Businesses – Are You Good To Go?

By: Amy Mckee

Each day is looking better than the last.  The phones are ringing more in the last week than they have…

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19
Jun

Mahoneys fighting for managers

By: John Mahoney

Many readers will have seen in the press that Mahoneys recently launched legal action in the High Court on behalf…

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10
Jun

The first virtual general meeting has been challenged

By: Todd Garsden

The interim orders in Watermark Residences [2020] QBCCMCmr 306 provides some relief for bodies corporate that held virtual general meetings…

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05
Jun

Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020

By: Amy ODonnell

It has been almost 2 months since the National Cabinet announced the Code of Conduct and finally, the Retail Shop…

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19
May

Urgent changes to the Body Corporate and Community Management Act

By: Todd Garsden

On 19 May 2020 the Queensland Parliament has introduced the Justice and Other Legislation (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Amendment Bill 2020…

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06
Apr

UPDATE – Fair Work Commission amends 99 awards during COVID -19 outbreak

By: Mahoneys

On 8 April 2020, the Fair Work Commission varied 99 awards during the coronavirus pandemic to include the following: An…

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25
Mar

Management Rights and the Coronavirus – some guidance amongst the uncertainty

By: John Mahoney

You will be unsurprised to learn that over the past few days we have fielded many questions from resident managers…

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18
Mar

Mahoneys supports SCA conference

By: Mahoneys

Last week Ben Seccombe and Todd Garsden] (pictured) contributed to another successful Strata Community Association (Qld) conference. Ben took part…

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09
Mar

Supporting the medical industry

By: Mahoneys

Last weekend Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison presented at The Royal Australasian College of Physician (Qld) “Understanding your Finances” workshop where…

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04
Mar

Mahoneys acts on sale of a cyber security and ICT business

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently acted on the sale of a cyber security and ICT infrastructure business to a large private equity fund.…

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19
Feb

Todd Garsden joins Mahoneys

By: Todd Garsden

We are pleased to announce that Todd Garsden formerly a partner at a specialist body corporate firm, has joined Mahoneys.…

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17
Feb

Amy O’Donnell joins Mahoneys

By: Mahoneys

We are pleased to announce that Amy O’Donnell (pictured with John Mahoney) has joined Mahoneys. Amy is an experienced property…

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13
Feb

Supporting the Management Rights Industry

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys has been a long-time supporter of the Australian Resident Accommodation Managers Association (ARAMA). Formed in 1991, ARAMA is the…

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2019
12
Dec

Mahoneys appoints new Management Rights Partner

By: Mahoneys

  Mahoneys is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy McKee as a Partner of the firm’s Gold Coast office…

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29
Nov

Mahoneys helps sell Aegean Management Rights to consortium of investors

By: Mahoneys

  Mahoneys recently acted on the sale of the Aegean Apartments management rights to a consortium of management rights investors.…

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21
Nov

Over 130 caretakers attend Mahoneys compliance event

By: Mahoneys

We had over 130 management rights caretakers at our final event of the year to hear from industry leaders –…

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12
Nov

Mahoneys secures $220,000 compensation for wrongful termination

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys has successfully acted for the manager of the Sands Holiday Apartments (Gold Coast) over the wrongful termination of the…

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23
Oct

Mahoneys awarded Service Provider of the Year

By: Mahoneys

Our firm was awarded Service Provider of the Year at the inaugural Australian Resident Accommodation Managers Association (ARAMA) awards in…

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09
Sep

Mahoneys’ $1.2 million victory in Ridd case

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys has successfully acted for Dr Peter Ridd in his high-profile case against James Cook University (JCU). Last Friday, the…

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2018
22
Jun

Queensland caretakers win again

By: Ben Sandford

Mahoneys secured another victory for caretakers in Queensland recently when the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal handed down its decision…

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17
Jan

Recent victories for managers

By: Ben Seccombe

Towards the end of 2017 we secured a number of victories for our clients in various situations and in various…

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17
Jan

Forget It!

By: John Mahoney

Over the course of 2017 we have seen multiple cases of managers forgetting to exercise their options or failing to…

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2017
22
Dec

Mahoneys secures important – business saving – Christmas victory for caretaker

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys is currently acting for a caretaker in a termination dispute with a body corporate. Earlier in the dispute, Mahoneys…

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22
May

Mahoneys secure massive win for managements rights industry

By: Mahoneys

A recent decision by the Queensland Court of Appeal has clarified the way in which management rights operators can charge…

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15
May

Budget news

By: Mahoneys

New residential premises – purchasers to pay GST The budget presented on 9th May proposed changes to the way GST…

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03
May

Another big management rights win for Mahoneys

By: Mahoneys

Trojan Resorts v Body Corporate for the Reserve CTS Mahoneys has reaffirmed its position as the leader in management rights…

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2016
25
Aug

Kleenmaid director sentenced to 9 years jail

By: Mahoneys

The Kleenmaid group of companies suffered a high profile collapse in 2009. A former director of one of the Kleenmaid…

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05
Aug

Late payment fees upheld by High Court

By: Mahoneys

On 27 July 2016 the High Court handed down the much anticipated judgment in Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand…

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04
Jul

Internal promotion at Mahoneys

By: Mahoneys

The partners of Mahoneys are pleased to announce that Mitchell Downes has been promoted to Partner effective 1 July 2016.…

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20
Jan

Releases clause – special rules about interpretation

By: Mahoneys

In a recent Supreme Court case (IBM Australia Pty Ltd v State of Queensland [2015] QSC 342), the State sued…

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