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22 May 15
The QBCC's new 'Accountability for Subcontractor Defects Policy' will take effect from 1 June 2015. The purpose of the new policy is to ensure that subcontractors are held accountable for any defective building work they have completed.
22 May 15
The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) is widely regarded as the most significant change to the law in Australia since the introduction of the GST and has the potential to materially reduce the effectiveness of existing asset protection structures.
18 May 15
On 13 May 2015, a split decision in the High Court was handed down in the case of Queensland v Congoo  HCA 17, ruling that WWII military orders did not extinguish the native title rights of the Bar Barrum People in areas of land in the Atherton Tableland in Queensland.
15 May 15
The NSW Land and Environment Court this week handed down its decision of Friends of King Edward Park Inc v Newcastle City Council (No 2)  NSWLEC 76, finding against the proposed development of the King Edward Headland Reserve Newcastle as a function centre.
McCullough Robertson was engaged by Earthtrade to prepare the first offset broker agreement under the Queensland Governmentís Biodiversity Offsets Policy.
McCullough Robertson has acted on behalf of Shine Corporate Ltd (Shine) on its recently announced IPO.
McCullough Robertson has advised shareholders of leading Qld based provider of operations, maintenance, and asset management services to the coal sector G&S Engineering Services Pty Ltd in relation to the selling of their shares as part of Calibre Group Limitedís acquisition of the company.
McCullough Robertson has acted for ASX listed NuCoal Resources Ltd in the transaction with Mitsui Matsushima International Pty Ltd for the development of the Doyles Creek Underground Coal Project and Training Facility in the New South Wales Hunter Valley.
Over 100,000 Australians experience homelessness. Each year the Vinnies CEO Sleepout offers a glimpse into life on the streets, raising funds to support Vinnies homeless services. This year Guy Humble will join the Vinnies CEO Sleepout in Brisbane on 18 June. To lend your support, please click here.
Welcome to the sixth edition of ThreeSixty, McCullough Robertson’s bi-annual magazine dedicated to Local Government and related industries. Click here to read the May 2015 edition.
McCullough Robertson is a proud Major Sponsor of WOW Brisbane 2015, a festival celebrating women, action and change. The festival features workshops, panel discussions, speed mentoring, cultural events and a business marketplace. For details and to register, click here.
McCullough Robertson has been awarded the 2014 Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency. We are proud of this citation which reflects our ongoing commitment to gender equality in the firm.