Successful External Review Application by Contractor – QBCC Direction to Rectify set aside by QCAT

In the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Tribunal) decision of JPD Concreting Specialists Pty Ltd v Queensland v Building and Construction Commission [2020] QCAT 453, the Tribunal set aside the Queensland Building and Construction Commission’s (Commission) internal review decision to issue a Direction to Rectify (DTR) because the Tribunal: was not satisfied that the building work was[…]



Christmas Shutdown 2020

The Christmas and New Year’s holiday is fast approaching.   Unfortunately, if contractual deadlines that fall on or around this time are missed, it can result in a significant financial burden. Below we explain how construction industry legislation in Queensland deals with the Christmas and New Year’s holiday shutdown period (Christmas Shutdown Period) and we offer some simple[…]