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18

Dec
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Forecast for 2021 – QBCC penalties for non-payment

Under section 157 of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (BIF Act) the QBCC Commissioner must review and report on the operation of Chapter 3 of the BIF Act.  These reporting obligations include investigations undertaken and penalty notices issued by the QBCC under: section 76 of the[…]

08

Dec
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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[…]

04

Dec
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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[…]

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