Competition and Consumer Law Update

Misleading Carbon Price Claims

By Merridy Woodroffe of Gadens Lawyers, Sydney

The Federal Government’s decision to implement a carbon pricing regime comes with a warning attached: businesses seeking to “gouge” customers when passing on the cost by making misleading claims will be investigated and prosecuted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).  read more


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Not for Profits Update

What will the Australian Charities and Not-For-Profits Commission look like? Final report on NFP Regulator released

By Jon Cheung and Kimberley Vancuylenberg of Gadens Lawyers, Sydney

In the Federal Budget delivered on 10 May 2011, several announcements were made that will affect the charity and not-for-profit sector. read more

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NSW Planning, Environment & Government Update

NSW Development Update

Significant amendments to Affordable Rental Housing SEPP (and changes to Part 3A approval processes)

By Anthony Whealy and Isabella Ferguson of Gadens Lawyers, Sydney

Hot off the heels of the heavily attended PIA and Gadens seminar last night, we now provide (as promised) an outline and analysis of the key changes announced on 20 May 2011 to the State Environmental Planning Policy for Affordable Rental Housing (AH SEPP) read more


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Aged Care Update

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Tightening the bond – Aged Care Amendment Bill 2011 (Cth) released

By Arthur Koumoukelis and Jessica Smythe of Gadens Lawyers, Sydney

As part of the Government’s health and hospital reform agenda to better protect accommodation bonds paid by residents of aged care facilities and improve the complaints scheme, the Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, Mark Butler, introduced the Aged Care Amendment Bill 2011 (Cth) (the Bill) to parliament on 27 May 2011.   read more

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Quarter Day March 2011

To access a pdf copy of the March edition of our real estate newsletter, Quarter Day, please click on the following document link.

Fladgate LLP Quarter Day March 2011.pdf


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Hotel Update Spring 2011

A review of hotel sector transactions and trends in 2010

To access a pdf copy of the Spring edition of our Hotel Update, please click on the following document link.

Fladgate LLP Hotel Update Spring 2011.pdf


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