Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2014’

Effect of some of the amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act [“BCIPA”]

The Building Construction Industry Payments Amendment Bill has been introduced to Parliament. Parties should be aware that one of the proposed amendments is to reduce the time for making a payment claim from 12 to 6 months from the date the relevant work ceases. This is important because the Bill, if passed as introduced, could, depending on specific contract terms and whether it …

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Coochiemudlo marks Matthew Flinders’ landing

MORE than 200 people paid tribute to the English navigator and cartographer Lieutenant Matthew Flinders at a special ceremony on Coochiemudlo Island on Sunday, 20 July 2014. The ceremony included the annual re-enactment of Flinders and his crew landing on the island’s beach, more than 215 years ago on July 19, 1799. The island’s Paul Moynagh dressed up as the Lieutenant …

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