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New sunset laws to protect off-the-plan purchasers

New laws introduced in Victoria will prevent vendors / developers from relying on sunset clauses in off-the-plan contracts to purposely delay residential building projects to the detriment of the buyer.

The Sale of Land Amendment Act 2019 (Vic) requires vendors to obtain written consent from a purchaser, or alternatively seek

Family Law Property Settlements

Following the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship, it is common for separated parties to be unsure and therefore anxious about their entitlements in a property settlement and the assets they are likely to retain. This is only natural given that Family Law is a complicated and emotional

Family Law
Important things to consider when buying a business

If you are considering buying a business there are many things you need to do from a legal, financial and general business perspective.  Getting the right advice from the start is important. The structure of and issues involved in the sale are quite different if you are buying the business

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Reduction of Australian Migration Program - Only 18,652 places for 2019-20

Reduction of Skilled Independent Invitation rounds Australian Immigration

We (the writer) expect a change to the Australian migration programme in the future. We predict that the programme as we know it today will change in November 2019 to a TR to PR system in relation to

Why you should use an Immigration Lawyer

Applying for a visa can be a daunting and anxiety-provoking task. Applying for some visas can be relatively straight forward, such as a holiday visa, however other visa applications can be very complicated and require an in-depth knowledge of the specific country’s laws and visa processes.

Obtaining professional immigration advice


It is important for everyone over 18 to have a Will to make sure their wishes are followed and their assets are distributed as they would want after they die.

If you don’t have a Will your assets will be divided according to how the law dictates in the

Avoiding conveyancing traps – special conditions - Victory Law

Conveyancing is the process involving the transfer of legal title of real property from one person to another.

The conveyancing process is designed to ensure that the buyer obtains good and marketable title to the property together with all the rights that run with the property and is notified of any restrictions or rights in

AAT on removal of Perth as regional postcode

In March 2017 the newly elected WA state government removed Perth as a regional area for migration applications. There was some controversy on the state government’s power to do this. Nevertheless, on 17 November 2017 legislative instrument IMMI 17/059 removed the Perth 6006 postcode from the list of regional postcodes.

Migration, Migration

Dy Dinesh Weerakkody LLB (Migration Lawyer)

There is a legislative framework for Australian Citizenship (see further below)

It all started with an announcement from the Malcolm Turnbull’s Government and misleading information on the “home affairs” website. The HA website allegedly portrayed not yet law as law! The Government lost, and

Partner and parent visa applications new laws

From 1 July 2018:

Schedule 1—Lodgement of partner and parent visa applications

The Minister will specify in a legislative instrument:

a) the approved form required; and

b) the place and manner in which the visa application is made

For more information about partner and parent visas, please read our articles: