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Gain aged care advice early

Australians are most likely to seek aged care advice after a medical crisis or scare and this means they run the risk of making poor decisions. A report in gives this warning from care advice support group, Aged Care Steps. According to a new survey by the technical support [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:55:37+11:00February 13th, 2018|General News|

Financial adviser jailed for 12 months for providing advice without a reasonable basis

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) announced that a former Gold Coast financial adviser has been sentenced to 12 months jail for providing advice without a reasonable basis and for making a number of false or misleading statements. Appearing before Southport District Court on 13 March 2015, Ian John [...]

By |2019-06-25T10:57:42+11:00March 19th, 2015|General News|

Off-the-plan purchaser’s right to rescind

The recent Supreme Court of Victoria decision of Lockwood v PSP Investments Pty Ltd [2013] VSC 10 concerned a purchaser who had entered into 8 contracts of sale with the vendor in a new development, being: 4 related to apartments to be constructed; and 4 related to car parks to [...]

By |2019-06-25T11:19:42+11:00July 2nd, 2013|General News|

Property Law recent developments – April 2013

Our new Property Law recent developments newsletter for April 2013 is now available here. In particular, Purchasers, Vendors and property developers should be wary of changes affecting: off the plan contracts; deposits; cooling off periods; notice of retail leases; costs of complying with essential safety measures; and planning reform proposals. [...]

By |2019-06-25T11:32:31+11:00April 15th, 2013|General News|