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2024
19
Jun

Mahoneys acts on winding up of Descon Group Australia

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently acted for a creditor in the high-profile winding up of Descon Group Australia, a national construction firm conducting…

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22
Apr

Individuals signing deeds electronically – in which states?

By: Sabrina Austin

During the peak of COVID, most states and territories implemented temporary legislation allowing individuals to sign documents electronically. Since the…

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2023
18
Apr

Guide to Managing Body Corporate Building Defects

By: Mahoneys

In response to recent legislative changes, that were specifically introduced to help bodies corporate identify and rectify building defects, Mahoneys…

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01
Mar

The importance of making sure your builder is licensed

By: Mahoneys

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) have recently been cracking down on the licensing of builders, with many licenses…

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08
Feb

QBCC crackdown on non-compliance with combustible cladding checklist

By: Mahoneys

What is the cladding checklist? Following the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017, Part 4A of the Building Regulation 2006 (Qld)…

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2022
31
Aug

Making a claim against the QBCC

By: Mahoneys

We recently reported on the impact that QBCC delays were having on body corporate building defects claims. Following that article…

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27
Jul

Mahoneys successfully defends Supreme Court application

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys has successfully defended an application in the Supreme Court that sought to prevent building works being carried out by…

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16
May

Article: Bodies Corporate Beware – QBCC delays impacting building defect claims

By: Mahoneys

With the ever expanding backlog of complaints being issued to the QBCC, the statutory time limits for building defect complaints…

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