An overview of the criminal prosecution of steroids and other Schedule 1 drugs in Queensland and an examination of the recent cases R v Stamatov and R v Roach.
On 3 October 2018, luxury chocolate restaurant Max Brenner announced that it had placed itself into voluntary administration, citing escalating costs and a competitive retail trade for the collapse. Will a restructure be enough to save the much-loved chocolate haven?
Lighthouse Care has won the prestigious DSS Law Community Group of the Year Award at the 2018 Queensland Community Achievement Awards, presented by David Sorban, Principal of DSS Law.
The Civil Law and Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (Cth) changes the date on which legal documents sent by post are presumed to have been received.
New changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) prevent the enforcement of ipso facto termination clauses
From 1 July 2018, new provisions in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) prevent a party from enforcing termination clauses such as ‘ipso facto’ clauses.
From 1 August 2018, all employees under an industry and occupation award will be entitled to take five days unpaid leave to deal with the impact of family and domestic violence.
The legal environment for businesses is always changing so it is important to keep to up-to-date with any relevant changes that may affect your business, employees and customers.
New GST laws commence on 1 July 2018 that will affect all property transactions that are considered a taxable supply of new residential premises or a subdivision of potential residential land.
Electronic settlements through Property Exchange Australia (PEXA), Australia’s online property exchange network, are transforming the property industry in Australia, making property settlements faster, safer and more efficient.
The registration of commercial leases is handled differently in each state and territory in Australia. In Queensland, a long-term commercial lease must be registered to protect a tenant’s proprietary interests.