Bunnings stores rates challenge costs Ipswich Council

Posted by Sonia Smith on 10 May 2021
Bunnings stores rates challenge costs Ipswich Council
Court of Appeal decision demonstrates why local governement...
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Logan Council cleared of unlawfully dismissing former CEO Sharon Kelsey

Posted by Darius Isaacs on 30 April 2021
Logan Council cleared of unlawfully dismissing former CEO Sharon Kelsey
The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission has ruled Loga...
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Are you being defamed on social media?

Posted by Mark Williams on 22 March 2021
Are you being defamed on social media?
"A lie will fly around the whole world while the truth i...
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Qld Councils: Are your policies up-to-date?

Posted by Sonia Smith on 1 March 2021
Qld Councils: Are your policies up-to-date?
A code of conduct for councillors and a new procedure for s...
Posted in:Local GovernmentCouncilPolicyCode of Conduct  

Changes to the process of selling land for overdue rates and charges recently introduced

Posted by Clare Heitkonig on 1 December 2020
Changes to the process of selling land for overdue rates and charges recently introduced
Local governments who wish to sell land for overdue rates a...
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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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