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COVID-19 PANDEMIC – NSW PLANNING RESPONSE

The NSW Government has implemented a number of reforms in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic with the aim of keeping people in jobs and stimulating the economy. Here is a brief summary of some of the reforms: 1 July 2021 – Commencement of the first…

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COVID-19 – BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY RELIEF

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns and border closures have had significant financial impacts on individuals and businesses. The Australian Government has introduced temporary measures to provide financial relief to individuals and businesses impacted by the pandemic. The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020…

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Top 10 tips for dispute resolution and litigation

Litigation is risky, time consuming and expensive. In this article we draw on our experience in dispute resolution and litigation to bring you our top 10 tips in this area: 1. Keep written records The best evidence is documentary evidence. Written agreements have clearer terms…

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Neighbourhood Tree Disputes

Does your neighbour have a dangerous tree that causes or is likely to cause damage to your property or injury to any person? Does your neighbour have a tall hedge that blocks your views or obstructs sunlight to your windows? If so, and reasonable efforts…

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Boundary Fence Disputes

Do you need a new boundary fence, but your neighbour won’t agree to contribute to the cost? We can help you. The Dividing Fences Act 1991 (NSW) provides that an adjoining owner is liable to equally contribute to the carrying out of fencing work for…

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Director Identification Numbers (DINs) are coming

By Marcus Connor and Roger Saxton Connor & Co. Lawyers Sydney   10 minute read   What do you need to know?   In mid-2021 all persons who are directors (including alternate directors) of:   an Australian company registered under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)…

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A Snapshot of Australia’s Response to Covid-19

Health and public safety Public gatherings: Australia went into lockdown on 23 March 2020. Australia has been slowly emerging from its lockdown since the Commonwealth (National) Government announced its three stage plan in May to ease restrictions. It is up to each State and Territory,…

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