Unfair Terms in Farm Contracts

We are continually amazed and frustrated by the tendency of farmers, even large and successful farmers, to sign contracts without ...

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Don’t Forget About Goods and Services Tax

The introduction of the Goods and Services Tax ("GST") has created many issues surrounding the advertisement and sale of agricultu...

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Big vs. Small in the Rural Sector

The Trade Practice Act ("the Act") plays a vital role in protecting Australia’s rural sector from the anti-competitive conduct o...

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Rezoning your Farm and Minimising Tax

The contracts used in selling real estate have an impact on the associated capital gains tax ("CGT") the vendor may be liable for....

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Domestic Building Contracts – Avoiding the Pitfalls

A Guide for Owners and Builders When a home owner decides to build or extend the family home, it is important ...

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Succession Planning

Succession planning refers to the transfer or redistribution of a deceased person’s estate, which is achieved either through a W...

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Owners Corporation Act 2006 (Vic)

With over 70,000 Owners Corporations in Victoria, and the changing nature and sizes of Owners Corporations – in particular multi...

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Insolvent Trading: Avoid The Dangers With Voluntary Administration

When a company is insolvent or likely to become insolvent, when it is unable to meet its debts as they fall due, it should conside...

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Extensions and “Off the Plan Contracts” – Developers Beware

A recent Supreme Court case serves as a warning to all developers. In Clifford and Bayler v Solid Investments Australia Pty Ltd ...

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