Almost 3 years ago, we wrote about the then-new amendments to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (Qld) (QBCC Act). These
The big news recently is that the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) (BIF Act) came into force on 17 December 2018.
Architects and engineers are now identified as persons in the “chain of responsibility” for building product safety. This extends the reach of the
Over 12,000 buildings in Queensland will have to undergo compulsory audits from 1 October 2018 to figure out if they are at risk from potentially
Does a demand on performance security need to strictly comply with the formal requirements of the instrument? Or is near enough good
A recent report commissioned by the Federal Government has made significant recommendations about Security of Payments (“SOP”) Legislation throughout
You might remember a few tragic incidents that took place over the last couple of years where particular cladding types on buildings resulted in