News

New Congestion Levy

6 Nov 2014

The Congestion Levy Act 2005 imposes an annual levy on “off street” parking spaces used for parking motor vehicles in the levy area. The levy applies to all non-exempt parking spaces in both public and private car parks.

High Court has overturned a decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal

6 Nov 2014

In a unanimous decision, the High Court has overturned a decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal which had held that a builder owed and breached a duty of care to an Owners’ Corporation and was liable in negligence for damages for pure economic loss.

The new Franchising Code of Conduct

6 Nov 2014

The new Franchising Code of Conduct has been released and is set to commence on 1 January 2015.

The path ahead for the 34 Essendon players

5 Nov 2014

The recent Federal Court case involving ASADA, the Essendon Football Club and James Hird has received saturation coverage by the media. The media coverage has been confusing and often plainly wrong.