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April 2024

29 April, 2024

NSW Housing Policy Advances with New Planning Controls for Transport Oriented Development Precincts

In a pivotal move for New South Wales' housing policy, the Department of Planning, Industry, and Environment (DPIE) has today announced the finalisation of new planning controls under an amendment to the Housing State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) for 18 Transport Oriented Development (TOD) precincts. These precincts, strategically located across…
10 April, 2024

Proposed New Tax Breaks for BTR Investment and Development

The Federal Government has this week released draft legislation aimed at stimulating investment and development within the build-to-rent sector, aligning with its ambitious objective to construct 1.2 million new residences by 2029. This legislation, proposed to amend the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936, 1997 and 1953, seeks to introduce tax incentives…
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5 April, 2024

Enforcing SOPA judgments: An overview of Garnishee Orders and Statutory Demands

Congratulations! You have just obtained an adjudication certificate. What comes next if the respondent refuses to pay the adjudicated amount? Knowing how to enforce SOPA debts is essential for construction industry participants who want to exercise their right to receive progress payment. Two potentially powerful options available to claimants are…