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Creating or updating your Will

Few things in life are certain, however all good things must come to an end. Preparing a Will is often a confronting task, something you contemplate but set aside as a task for “later on”. Unfortunately, not everyone has the opportunity to prepare for the end. It is important that everyone over the age of […]

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Driving at the speed limit could prove costly under a new road rule

As of 1 September 2018 drivers in NSW will be required to slow down to 40 kilometres per hour when passing emergency vehicles that are stopped on the side of the road and displaying blue and red flashing lights. Any motorist caught ignoring this rule will be slammed with a $448 fine and the loss […]

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Why do I have to pay the vendor’s GST in my off-plan purchase?

Changes to the GST legislation will come into effect on 1 July 2018 to close loopholes in the current legislation that have resulted in some property developers not fulfilling their GST obligations when selling new residential premises or subdividing potential residential land. Under the current laws, the vendors of new residential dwellings remit GST to […]

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What is a de facto relationship?

When does a fling become the real thing – the ins and outs of de facto relationships in Family Law. Family Law in Australia recognises de facto relationships, which usually affords both parties the same legal rights and responsibilities as marriage, under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth). Common concerns for our clients are often […]

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