Archive for April 2014 | Monthly archive page

Expected changes to BCIPA

On 15 April 2014 the QBCC held a briefing (with 3 speakers) at the Convention Centre for adjudicators about the forthcoming legislative changes to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (“ BCIPA”). Andrew Wallace, the barrister appointed by Government to provide recommendations after community and industry consultation, provided a background to the work […]

Important recent amendments to the Privacy Act 1988

On 12 March 2014 some very important changes took place to the Privacy Act 1988 (the “Act”). The Australian Privacy Commissioner, Mr Timothy Pilgrim (the “APC”) in a press release on Tuesday, 11 March 2014 said that: “These are the most significant changes to privacy laws in over 25 years and affect a large section […]