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Posted Apr 27, 2020 MBA Webinar: Building License Requirements
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If you missed MBA’s first webinar and presentation from our Special Counsel John Hodgkinson, look no further. John speaks about Builders Licence and gives valuable tips if you have had trouble in the past and helps point you in the right direction. Contact us For more information, please contact our lawyers David Glinatsis or John…

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Posted Apr 17, 2020 eBook: Impacts of Coronavirus – Remedies for Construction & Commerce
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Amidst these unprecedented times, we’ve prepared this short eBook that seeks to provide some clarity on pressing construction and commercial issues. QUESTIONS ANSWERED: Can we claim an extension of time? Can we avoid the work and do it later? Can we end the contract? What are the alternatives to ending the contract? What if my…

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Posted Apr 17, 2020 eBook: Combustible Cladding
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Fires in buildings in Melbourne’s Lacrosse building (November 2014), London’s Grenfell Tower in June 2017 and the Neo fire In Melbourne (February 2019) have revealed the latent fire risks associated with combustible cladding and consequent risk to public safety. Across Australia various state government’s have introduced a series of measures to address community concerns about…

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Posted Apr 15, 2020 The New COVID-19 Emergency Measures Legislation in NSW
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The Federal and State Governments around Australia are waging a war on two fronts, having passed legislation designed to protect both our population and economy. In line with heath advice the NSW Government has passed the COVID-19 LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (EMERGENCY¬†MEASURES) ACT 2020 which commenced on 25 March 2020 According to the Second Reading Speech; the…

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