Planning and environment

Compulsory land acquisition and costs orders: an evolving landscape
Clarifying the role of consent authorities in bushfire prone land
Riparian corridors to be determined by Strahler stream ordering methodology
Court confirms no power to extend appeal period

Commercial dispute resolution

Suppression and private resolution of family trust disputes - the Rinehart family feud
Statutory declarations require accuracy, honesty and formality
How the courts can help you recover your debts

Construction

Damages for breach of contract
Reform of contract law in Australia is long overdue

Insurance

Good business means fulfilling your duties and obligations 

Property

Purchaser not able to settle but avoids direct liability for breach of contract

Workplace relations
 

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