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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Maddocks receives Employer of Choice for Equal Opportunity citation for 14th consecutive year February 21, 2018

Wednesday 21 February 2018 Maddocks has once again been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency for its initiatives in achieving gender equality. Maddocks received an Employer of Choice for Equal Opportunity citation today from … Continued

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ACCC’s 2018 enforcement priorities – what you need to know February 20, 2018

Background If 2017 was the year that the ACCC emphasised consumer and small business protection (including an effective focus on achieving higher penalties), 2018 is set to be the year of cartels and the continued … Continued

Property & Development Blog

  • Should Victorian councils consider an Airbnb tourist charge?

    Both the City of Hobart and the Shire of Byron appear to be looking at rating Airbnb properties differently – either through a differential rate or something resembling a ‘bed tax’. Should Victorian councils be … Continued

  • Government expands reach of foreign resident CGT withholding regime

    Changes to the capital gains tax withholding regime will impact all purchasers of real estate in Australia valued at over $750,000. From 1 July 2017, a purchaser who acquires real property from a foreign resident … Continued

  • Digital titles and electronic transactions

    Land Use Victoria (formerly known as the Land Registry or Land Titles Office) has undertaken the first steps to convert Victoria’s Registry of Titles to an electronic format, by converting all paper titles held by … Continued

  • Melbourne Residential Zone review released

    The Victorian State Government has completed its review of the residential zones in Melbourne municipalities, which, amongst other things, recommends the removal of maximum density two dwellings per lot. This review and its recommendations are … Continued

  • What’s in a name? The Airbnb reminder

    The distinction between leases and licences has long caused confusion and consternation for landowners, particularly in the context of a municipal council’s statutory obligations under the Local Government Act 1989 and, more recently, the Retail … Continued

  • Draft guidelines for fibre ready pit and pipe infrastructure in new developments

    The Communications Alliance has released a draft Industry Guideline: Fibre Ready Pit And Pipe Specification for Real Estate Development Projects which is open for comments until May 30. While the guidelines are quite technical, understanding … Continued