Don’t let your PPSR registrations expire!

Security interests registered on the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) in 2012 for a period of 7 years (the other registration period options being 25 years or indefinitely - provided that the collateral is not consumer...

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Administrative Appeals Tribunal again makes it harder to obtain tariff concession orders

In a recent case the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) found that a tariff concession order should not be made for imported driverless trains and in circumstances where driver operated trains were produced in Australia. The de...

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Very Important Amendments to Victorian Duties and Land Taxes – The State Taxation Acts Amendment Act 2019

On 27 May 2019, the 2019-20 Victorian State Budget detailed increases to the land transfer duty surcharge for foreign buyers of residential property, the absentee landowner surcharge and the removal of the land tax exemption for c...

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Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 – What you need to know

The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 commenced on 19 June 2019 in Victoria. The Act is the first of its kind in Australia, allowing individuals with a terminal illness or neurodegenerative condition and whose suffering is intoler...

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Not Just Child’s Play: The Importance of Outdoor Play for a Child’s Development

Vella v Penrith City Council [2019] NSWLEC 1247 On 5 June 2019, the NSW Land and Environment Court handed down its decision in Vella v Penrith City Council [2019] NSWLEC 1247. This matter concerned an appeal against the refusal o...

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Australian Trusted Trader – Free trade agreement benefits

Australian importers have new reasons to become accredited Trusted Traders with the Australian Border Force (ABF) announcing that Trusted Traders can enjoy the benefits of certain free trade agreements (FTA) without requiring a ce...

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