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Strict v Substantial Legislative Compliance – Myth Busting!

Strict v Substantial Legislative Compliance – Myth Busting! The unwieldy and often complex nature of the Queensland strata legislation provides plenty of stories, which can lead to the creation of a myth! Following on from co-presenting with Commissioner Irons at the Southport Sharks last week, I thought it might be interesting to discuss one of…

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End of Financial Year – Time to Get Ready!

End of Financial Year – Time to Get Ready! With 30 June 2019 almost upon us, preparations turn towards what needs to be done to be ready for the end of the financial year. In this article we provide some ideas and tips that might assist with your end of financial year housekeeping, starting with…

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Monitored Fire Alarms in QLD

Monitored Fire Alarms in Queensland Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) have recently provided notices to the nominated building contacts of the pending 2019-20 Annual Alarm Management Charge/s to be issued in August 2019. These charges are associated with the automatic fire alarm monitoring services they provide. The QFES included a detailed fact sheet with…

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QBCC Contract Requirements

QBCC Contract Requirements The QBCC (Queensland and Building Construction Commission) is Queensland’s building industry regulator. Established under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (QBCC Act), it provides information, advice and regulation. That includes resolving defective building work disputes, providing insurance to protect homeowners and licencing contractors. Under the QBCC Act, all contractors performing…

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