Supply and Demand: Understanding your position when faced with delays in residential builds

The impact of COVID-19 is continuing to be felt by the construction industry with shortages in materials and skilled labour causing major disruption. The residential construction sector has been particularly hard-hit by these shortages, with some builders estimating wait periods of up to four (4) months for materials and labour necessary for works to commence. To assist […]



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[…]