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The Queensland Government’s care package to Bodies Corporate

July 23rd, 2019|

The Queensland Government’s care package to Bodies Corporate Good news for bodies corporate! The Queensland Government has announced an extension to the compliance period for the next two (2) stages [...]

Body Corporate Law – Cladding Laws Change – Great News for Bodies Corporate! But perhaps a little too late…

July 3rd, 2019|

Cladding Laws Change – Great News for Bodies Corporate! But perhaps a little too late… The Queensland Government has today announced its proposal to completely ban combustible cladding on all [...]

Body Corporate Law – When bylaws Act up

May 16th, 2019|

Body Corporate Law - When bylaws Act up We are often asked to review the bylaws applying to a community title scheme. Regularly, our review identifies bylaws dealing with matters [...]

Body Corporate Dispute – A dispute with your Caretaker? So what are your options?

March 21st, 2019|

A dispute with your Caretaker?  So what are your options? It seems to us that disputes between Bodies Corporate and Caretakers are on the rise. Without doubt there are Caretakers [...]

Body Corporate Law – Combustible Cladding: Don’t be Complacent – Is Cladding the Only Issue?

February 19th, 2019|

Combustible Cladding: Don’t be Complacent – Is Cladding the Only Issue? On 4 February 2019, in the early hours of the morning, a blaze started on the 22nd floor balcony [...]

Body Corporate Law – Motion Sickness

February 15th, 2019|

MOTION SICKNESS It is not uncommon for us to be asked to consider the legalities of a motion being withdrawn before it is voted on.Not unsurprisingly, there is more than [...]

QBCC Insurance – Is there anything in it for us??

February 6th, 2019|

QBCC Insurance – Is there anything in it for us?? This is a question commonly asked by Bodies Corporate suffering building defects and questioning the utility (or futility) of lodging [...]

New Team Member – Mitchell Scott

January 23rd, 2019|

Mitchell Scott Mitchell joins Active Law as an Associate to assist in our Body Corporate Disputes division. Mitchell comes from a boutique litigation firm where he gained knowledge and experience [...]

Time to turn your clock back. New time limits on making complaints about defective building work

January 22nd, 2019|

Time to turn your clock back. New time limits on making complaints about defective building work Although it can be like pulling teeth sometimes, a Body Corporate may ask the [...]

Bodies Corporate – Having Building or Maintenance Work Carried out on Common Property?

December 19th, 2018|

HAVING BUILDING OR MAINTENANCE WORK CARRIED OUT ON COMMON PROPERTY? BODY CORPORATES TAKE CARE - ITS NOT JUST AN INVOICE ANYMORE We acknowledge that construction can be quite a dull [...]