Wednesday, 30 March 2022
If you’ve ever been on the internet, you’ve more than likely come across a troll comment. The comments can range from harmless to crippling – often having direct impact on a person’s brand, image or self-esteem. A new Bill proposed by the Coalition aims to help everyday Australians ‘unmask’ those behind the comments in an
Wednesday, 13 January 2021
BEFORE INSTITUTING LEGAL PROCEEDINGS SEEKING MONETARY DAMAGES, CONSIDER YOUR POSITION CAREFULLY. A recent defamation case in which the plaintiff was awarded only $100 in damages serves as a pertinent and timely reminder to those persons who have been defamed on Facebook or other social media platforms, and are considering instituting legal proceedings, to ensure that
Thursday, 17 December 2020
It was decided 410 years ago, in the English case of Aldred’s Case (1610) 9 Co Rep 57B, that a landowner isn’t entitled to any legal remedy at common law if trees obstruct the landowner’s view. This position was adopted by Australia in 1973. Some 400 years later, the Neighbourhood Disputes (Dividing Fences and Trees)
Monday, 07 December 2020
On 1 October 2020, some changes were made to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (Qld) (the QBCC Act), the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (QLD) (the BIF Act) and the Building Act 1975 (Qld) (the Building Act). These changes are very important for those who work in the building