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Stamp Duty Changes

The Background When the QLD Treasurer, Andrew Fraser, handed down the 2008/2009 State Budget it outlined various changes to stamp duty associated with Queensland properties.

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Personal Injury Lawyer

The Good News!

Concessions and exemptions for home buyers and retirement village residents: 1. Abolition of Mortgage Stamp Duty; 2. An increasing in the threshold for the firm

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Personal Injury Lawyer

Property Occupations Act

The Property Occupations Act came into effect from 1 December 2014. This legislation replaced Property Agents and Motor Vehicles Act 2000 in relation to residential

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MVA TIPS

January 31, 2024

If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, you must stop at the scene. If death or injury requiring...

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From Our Blog, General News

HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT LAWYER

January 31, 2024

Selecting a lawyer is an important decision for any personal, contractual, business or any other legal issue you may have....

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From Our Blog, General News

Introducing the new QLG App

February 1, 2023

At QLD Law Group we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new mobile app for motor vehicle...

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Claims, From Our Blog, General News, Workplace Accidents

Making a WorkCover Claim

January 20, 2022

What is involved? If you have suffered a work-related injury or illness, you may be able to claim worker’s compensation...

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From Our Blog, General News, Property News

Why use a solicitor when buying a house?

December 1, 2021

The cost of not using a solicitor for your conveyance Purchasing your first home may well be the biggest financial...

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From Our Blog, General News

COVID-19 AND CANCELLATIONS           

August 18, 2021

Read on for a quick rundown on your rights during COVID-19 related cancellations While we have all been living with...

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Family Law, From Our Blog, General News

Property Settlements – Are they really a 50-50 split?

July 21, 2021

Finding the facts in Family Law Property Settlements Going through a divorce is tough at the best of times. But...

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Claims, From Our Blog, General News

What to do when you think your medical practitioner has been negligent?

June 2, 2021

About Medical Negligence in Queensland Australia’s medical practitioners are some of the world’s most trusted and experienced experts in their...

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Motor Vehicle Accidents, Claims, From Our Blog, Workplace Accidents

Journey Claims…What are they and do they apply to you?

March 24, 2021

Journey Claims Do they apply to you? Have you been injured in an accident travelling to, from, or for the...

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Family Law, From Our Blog

To Mediate or Not to Mediate?

February 24, 2021

How To Know If Mediation Is Right For Your Family Law Matter Going through separation can be a tough and...

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Property News

The Good News!

November 16, 2012

Concessions and exemptions for home buyers and retirement village residents: 1. Abolition of Mortgage Stamp Duty; 2. An increasing in...

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Property News

Foreign Buyers Stamp Duty Surcharge

September 29, 2016

From 1 October 2016 the foreign persons acquiring residential land in Queensland will pay a 3% stamp duty surcharge on...

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General News

Bankruptcy, Assets and Work

March 30, 2015

In the current difficult financial times, many people are finding themselves faced with bankruptcy. If you go bankrupt what can...

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Residential Tenancy

What If I Rent a Place to Live Series – Rental Bond

April 14, 2016

What Bond should I Pay? The Issue What amount should I pay as a rental bond if I rent a...

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General News

Property Occupations Act

April 1, 2015

The Property Occupations Act came into effect from 1 December 2014. This legislation replaced Property Agents and Motor Vehicles Act...

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General News, Residential Tenancy

What If my Landlord enters without giving me notice

January 29, 2018

When can the Landlord enter my Place? The Issue What if the landlord wants to enter my place? What rights...

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Family Law, From Our Blog

To Mediate or Not to Mediate?

February 24, 2021

How To Know If Mediation Is Right For Your Family Law Matter Going through separation can be a tough and...

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Property News

Changes to REIQ Contracts

February 6, 2017

Is 13 a lucky number? The QLS and the Real Estate Institute of Queensland have released the 13th edition of...

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Family Law, Property News

Do Pre-nups really mean anything?

May 2, 2018

Binding Financial Agreements "PRE-NUPS, POST-NUPS & DURING NUPS" Many have heard of the term "Pre-Nup Agreement" usually from American movies...

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General News

A Rhino on the LAW Executive Council

November 17, 2016

The QLD Law Group is the QLD representative office of the prestigious Lawyers Associated Worldwide group (LAW). LAW is a...

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General News, Property News

Stamp Duty Changes

October 21, 2008

The Background When the QLD Treasurer, Andrew Fraser, handed down the 2008/2009 State Budget it outlined various changes to stamp...

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Property News

Important new changes to Australia’s foreign investment policy

March 26, 2009

The Australian Government has announced it will shortly amend its Foreign Investment Policy. This amendment will have a material effect...

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Property News

The Good News!

November 16, 2012

Concessions and exemptions for home buyers and retirement village residents: 1. Abolition of Mortgage Stamp Duty; 2. An increasing in...

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General News

Bankruptcy, Assets and Work

March 30, 2015

In the current difficult financial times, many people are finding themselves faced with bankruptcy. If you go bankrupt what can...

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General News

Property Occupations Act

April 1, 2015

The Property Occupations Act came into effect from 1 December 2014. This legislation replaced Property Agents and Motor Vehicles Act...

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General News

QLD Law Group makes Legal History

April 1, 2015

In late 2010 the State Government reviewed the limits of damages that various Courts could award. This included increasing the...

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Residential Tenancy

What If I Rent a Place to Live Series – Rental Agreement

April 13, 2016

What Should I Sign? The Issue What if I have found a new place to live? What documents should I...

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Residential Tenancy

What If I Rent a Place to Live Series – Rental Bond

April 14, 2016

What Bond should I Pay? The Issue What amount should I pay as a rental bond if I rent a...

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Property News

New Tax On Sale of $2 Million+ Properties

June 23, 2016

The Issue The Federal Government is concerned that property owners, particularly foreign persons are not paying Capital Gains Tax on...

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Property News

Foreign Buyers Stamp Duty Surcharge

September 29, 2016

From 1 October 2016 the foreign persons acquiring residential land in Queensland will pay a 3% stamp duty surcharge on...

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