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COUNCILS: Is that MOU really a legally binding agreement in disguise?

Posted by Karyn Wernham on 18 November 2021
COUNCILS: Is that MOU really a legally binding agreement in disguise?
Local governments should beware of accidentally entering into...
Posted in:Local GovernmentCouncilAgreementKaryn Wernham  

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  

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...
Posted in:Local GovernmentLitigationCouncilDefamationMark Williams  
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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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