QCAT clarifies which QBCC decisions are “reviewable” in QCAT

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Appeals Tribunal has confirmed that an internal review decision of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) to allow a defective work claim under the Queensland Home Warranty Insurance scheme is reviewable externally in QCAT, however, the original QBCC decision to allow a defective work claim is not reviewable. Section 86 of […]



Important Update for Domestic Building Contracts

Earlier this week, the District Court of Queensland delivered a decision which has the potential to have a substantial impact on all domestic building contracts where the contract price exceeds $20,000. The decision of Barlow KC DJC in Perera v Bold Properties (QLD) Pty Ltd [2023] QDC 99 makes critical findings in respect of three key areas of a domestic[…]