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August 2017

Death of a Tradesman: More Legislation?

Six deaths in two high-profile accidents at Eagle Farm Racecourse and Dreamworld in October 2016 led the Queensland Government to announce in May 2017 its intention to establish a new workplace health and safety (WHS) offence for ‘negligence causing death.’…

Commercial Building Owners Beware of New Building Disclosure Requirements

Recent amendments to the Commercial Building Disclosure Program (“CBD Program”) will see more sellers and lessors forced to consider and disclose energy efficiency information of large commercial buildings when selling, leasing or subleasing the building. The CBD Program implemented in…