Rent relief and insolvency relief to continue till 31 December 2020. Will this create a problem for our economy?
Some of the significant COVID-19 government relief packages were due to end on 29 September 2020, both the federal and WA governments have decided to continue relief packages till 31 December 2020. Is this a problem for our economy on a longer term view? Both the commercial tenancies and residential...Read More
Loan Agreement Considerations When Borrowing from the Bank of Mum & Dad
With the world in the midst of a pandemic and many economies facing recession, financial pressures continue to build especially for young families. Now more than ever, children are turning to the bank of mum and dad for assistance with purchasing homes, paying down debts or getting themselves out of...Read More
Binding Financial Agreements v Consent Orders – What do I choose for my property settlement?
Separating from your partner is a stressful, confusing and emotional time, especially with the added stress of deciding on how to separate your assets and making arrangements for the care of your children. Binding Financial Agreements (BFAs) and Consent Orders are an alternative to lengthy and expensive court action and...Read More
Clive Palmer v The State of Western Australia
A High Court Battle If you’ve read or listened to the news recently, chances are you’ve heard about Clive Palmer’s High Court case against the state of WA. You’re probably also aware that Mr Palmer is making the argument that the hard WA border closures are unconstitutional. But, what does...Read More
Warning to Home-builder applicants, don’t get caught out of time!
People seeking to avail themselves of the $25,000 Commonwealth Government Home-builder grant must be wary of timing pitfalls. Whilst the grant sounds like a great policy to stimulate the construction sector, it has extensive criteria that must be satisfied to obtain it. We will explore some of those issues in...Read More