Challenge to higher rates levied on tourist rental properties dismissed

Posted by John Butt on 17 June 2021
Challenge to higher rates levied on tourist rental properties dismissed
Rating powers are broad and discretionary In Island Resorts ...
Posted in:Local GovernmentSpecial RatingJohn Butt  

Local Council push for more open government limited by privacy laws

Posted by Elizabeth Neilson on 14 June 2021
Local Council push for more open government limited by privacy laws
How much do privacy laws and commercial-in-confidence provisi...
Posted in:Local GovernmentChargesPrivacyElizabeth Neilson  

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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