04

Sep

Definition of “construction company” confirmed …

Confirmed – a company that only carries out building work in another State or Territory will fall within the definition of “construction company” under section 56AC of the QBCC Act – Midson Construction (Qld) Pty Ltd & Ors v QBCC & Ors The recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision of His Honour, Crow J, in Midson Construction […]

15

Mar

New Labour Hire Legislation for Queensland

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (Qld) (the Act) will come into force on 16 April 2018. The Act requires that all labour hire providers in Queensland hold a licence and that if you are utilising the services of a labour hire provider, you must only hire workers from a licensed provider. Penalties for failing to comply[…]

16

Feb

Jurisdictional error? Do you have to pay?

If you receive an adjudication decision that may be subject to being set aside for jurisdictional error, do you have to pay? Another recent QLD case Low v MCC Pty Ltd [2018] QSC 006, Jackson J considered, inter alia, an argument that the interlocutory injunction sought – which was to restrain the enforcement of adjudication decisions which[…]