20 January 2020

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Dogs Stay Out

by James Neilson
Does Council have the power to approve the construction of an exclusion fence on a local government road reserve? Background The State and Federal governments support the Queensland Feral Pest Initiative Program which aims to control invasive plants and animals.  Under the Program, fun...

13 March 2018

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New Labour Hire Licensing Regime

by Kristie Taylor
Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 - What does it mean for local governments? The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 is set to commence on 16 April 2018.  It establishes a licensing scheme to regulate the provision of labour hire services, which aims to protect workers from exploitation, and ...

Dogs Stay Out

Jan 20 2020
Does Council have the power to approve the construction of an exclusion fence on a local government road reserve? Background The State and Fe...

No duty owed to subsequent purchaser of land

Mar 27 2019
Council avoids liability for zoning mistake on planning certificate. A decision by the Queensland Court of Appeal in a negligent misrepresen...

Do Councils owe a duty to protect the public from injury when granting planning approvals?

Mar 13 2019
Driver involved in fatal accident fails to establish Council owed him a duty of care In the recent decision of Bryant v Competitive Foo...
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