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I have acted both for and against many people who have cut down trees and regretted it.

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Torrens Title is based on the notion of ‘ownership by registration’. You register your ownership of land with Land Property Information NSW (LPI).

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The Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) contains the relevant provisions which entitle members of the public to have access to documents which are not protected by legal privilege or...

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Don’t panic!

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If Council has refused your development application, you have the right to appeal the refusal.

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The rights of third parties in the development process are relatively limited. Generally, as an affected neighbor, you will be notified by council of the proposal and invited to make...

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There is an important difference between an approval and a consent, insofar as land use is concerned.

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The terms of a development consent can have a significant impact on how a development is carried out and the extent of the use to which the land is ultimately put.

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The last thing you want to see after your builder hands over the keys to your brand new home, are cracks, leaks, faulty workmanship, or worse, structural inadequacies.

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The Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 1999(Security of Payment Act) created a system of payment requirements that principals, contractors and subcontractors must follow.

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