When is an area under Council’s control?

Posted by Karyn Wernham on 13 September 2021
When is an area under Council’s control?
Local government area vs local government controlled area: wh...
Posted in:Local GovernmentCouncil LiabilityCouncilKaryn Wernham  

Confusion over conflict of interest disclosure exemption

Posted by Kirsty Ling on 26 August 2021
Confusion over conflict of interest disclosure exemption
A “significant proportion” of Councillors may nee...
Posted in:Local GovernmentCode of ConductOIAKirsty Ling  

Local Government employers beware terminating employees without following proper procedure

Posted by Kristie Taylor on 9 August 2021
Local Government employers beware terminating employees without following proper procedure
The QIRC has recently confirmed that compliance with the requ...
Posted in:Local GovernmentEmploymentIndustrial RelationsQIRCKristie Taylor  

Directors have rights too!

May 02 2022
Directors have rights to access company information and to seek independent professional advice Introduction A Councillor who is appointed as a&n...

Understanding the ‘storey’

Apr 11 2022
What rooftop space is excluded from the calculation of building height? In regulating built form, many local government planning schemes rely...

Interpreting development approvals

Feb 24 2022
Take note of the High Court of Australia’s decision in Sunland Group Ltd v Gold Coast City Council1 Relevant highlights and facts Litigatio...
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