Duplex Management Simplified

New rules for duplex owners will simplify the day to day management of their properties.   A duplex is a small townhouse or apartment block comprising two separately titled residential units. The new regulations commenced on 28 February 2012 and allow decisions regarding the management of the duplex to be made by agreement between the owners […]

Retirement Villages – Exit Fees

If you presently live in a Retirement Village community or are looking to move into a Retirement Village in the future, you will be interested to know that there has been a recent amendment to the way in which exit fees are calculated under the Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld)(“the Act”). The Act was amended […]

ACCC Has Win Against Google

In a recent appeal to the Federal Court of Australia, the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) won a landmark decision against Google.  The case centred on the ACCC’s allegations that Google had engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct by publishing eleven advertisements on Google’s search results page.  The headline of each of the advertisements […]