Tag: contracts

Jul

17

All Non Public Queensland Employers Now Covered by the Fair Work Act

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The Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) and Other Provisions Act 2009 (Qld) (“the Act”) was passed by the Queensland Parliament on 11 November 2009 and the provisions took effect on 1 January 2010. The Act refers the power to make laws in respect of all employers in Queensland from the Queensland Government to the Commonwealth Government, […]

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Jun

26

Legal Profession Act Agents Preparing Contracts

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LEGAL PROFESSION ACT – AGENTS PREPARING CONTRACTS Much confusion has arisen recently in relation to the interpretation of Section 24 of the Legal Profession Act and whether or not that particular Section bans Real Estate Agents from completing contracts. Section 24(1) of the Legal Profession Act provides that a person must not engage in legal practice in Queensland unless […]

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Jun

26

First Home Owners Grant

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On 14 October 2008 the Australian Government announced a First Home Boost to supplement the Queensland Government funded First Home Owner Grant Scheme. The following will apply to first home buyer transactions, provided the eligibility requirements of the First Home Owners Grant are met: Details of Contract entered into Grant Contract to purchase an existing […]

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