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Stamp duty and land tax developments - Victoria and Northern Territory
Insight 18 May 2017

Victoria is proposing to limit its off-the-plan duty concession; extend the scope of its sub-sale duty provisions; and introduce a vacant residential property tax. The Northern Territory is proposi ...

Victoria's plan for value creation and capture
Insight 06 Apr 2017

The Victorian Government has released the Victorian Value Creation and Capture Framework which articulates its policy on value creation and value capture in the planning and delivery of public ...

Parliament passes diverted profits tax legislation
Insight 31 Mar 2017

Legislation to implement a diverted profits tax has passed the Federal Parliament. From 1 July 2017, the tax may potentially apply to the diversion of profits offshore through arrangements between ...

The latest from the High Court on contractual interpretation
Insight 30 Mar 2017

There is an ongoing controversy as to whether, in construing a contract, the 'true rule' in Codelfa mandates that a contract be ambiguous (on its face) before a court may consider evidence of ...

Treasury consultation paper flags changes to stapled structures
Insight 28 Mar 2017

Stapled structures have been used as an investment platform in the property and infrastructure sectors for decades, and more recently have been deployed into renewable energy, agriculture and other ...

Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime: what you need to know
Insight 15 Mar 2017

Australia's foreign investment approval regime is increasingly a major political issue that is often highlighted and discussed in the media. Our foreign investment law experts have summarised the k ...

Federal Government addresses uncertainty around Indigenous Land Use Agreements
Insight 17 Feb 2017

The Federal Government has moved to provide certainty for those who rely on registered Indigenous Land Use Agreements, following the Full Federal Court's decision that called the legal status of ...

Registering Indigenous Land Use Agreements - it's all or nothing
Insight 06 Feb 2017

In McGlade v Native Title Registrar , the Full Federal Court has found that the Native Title Registrar does not have the jurisdiction to register an agreement on the Register of Indigenous Land Use ...

Key planning reforms for developers, miners and major projects in NSW
Insight 19 Jan 2017

The NSW Government has kicked off 2017 by releasing proposed reforms to the State's ageing planning legislation. Partner Bill McCredie, Planning Special Counsel Marcia Doheny and Senior Associate ...

Queensland security of payment regime: more change on the horizon
Insight 16 Jan 2017

The Queensland Government recently released a Queensland Building Plan discussion paper for public consideration that coincided with the enactment of the Federal Government's Building and ...