Approved Forms released for new Retirement Village regime

December 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Last year saw a huge change of the Retirement Villages Act; both for operators and residents. On 30 November 2018, the Retirement Villages Regulation 2018 was notified and will commence from 1 February [...]

Superannuation Complaints Tribunal is no more

November 8th, 2018|0 Comments

The new Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has replaced the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal from 1 November 2018. According to the SCT's statement on the changes, the SCT will continue to work with superannuation [...]

Bank Guarantees v Security Deposits: Which is Better for Landlords?

August 24th, 2018|0 Comments

The choice of security under a lease is an important decision for a landlord. If a tenant defaults or breaches its obligations under the lease then the landlord can call [...]

5 Reasons to Think About Your Estate Planning Yesterday

July 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Estate planning means something different for everyone.  In the simplest of terms, it can mean having a valid Will and Enduring Power of Attorney.  In the most complex of terms, [...]

Welcome Michele Davis as Head of Succession & Elder Law

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Wilson Lawyers is very excited to welcome Michele Davis as  Head of Succession & Elder Law practice group. Michele is an expert in succession law and one of the most [...]

REIQ v ADL Contracts – Which should I sign?

May 17th, 2018|0 Comments

If you are looking to buy or sell residential property in Queensland, one of two forms of contract are likely to be used: “REIQ” or “ADL”. REIQ contracts are more [...]

Landlords need to get Notices to Remedy Breach exactly right

June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

When a landlord wants to “get serious” about a tenant’s rental arrears or other breaches, the landlord will often need to prepare and serve a “Notice to Remedy Breach” (NTRB) [...]

Review of Tighe & Anor v Pike & Ors [2016] QCA 353

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

CASE REVIEW The obligation of a subsequent owner of land to comply with conditions of a development approval (“DA”) was considered by the Queensland Court of Appeal in Tighe & [...]

New Law About Recovering Land Tax From Tenants!

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Queensland Court of Appeal delivered a decision on 6 September 2016 that will create shock waves for tenants. From 1 January 1992 until 2009, landlords could not recover land [...]

Review of JLF Corporation v Matos [2016] QCA 355

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Compliance with the requirements of the exercise of an option was considered by the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Queensland in JLF Corporation Pty Ltd v Matos [...]