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Revised Public-Private Partnership Guidelines Published by NSW OLG

25 Apr, 2022

On 7 March 2022, the Office of Local Government (‘OLG‘) released a new circular to councils regarding two new guidelines: the Public-Private Partnerships Guidelines (‘PPP Guidelines‘) and the Formation of Corporations and Entities (Section 358) Guideline. Although some interrelationship between two…

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Reasonable Endeavours for Public Authorities

21 Feb, 2022

The decision of the Supreme Court in 123 259 932 Pty Ltd v Cessnock City Council (No 2) [2021] NSWSC 1329  is a reminder that public authorities should exercise caution when entering into contracts that require the authority to take reasonable action…

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UPDATE- Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

8 Nov, 2019

The Native Title Legislation Amendment Bill 2019  (‘Bill‘) was reintroduced into Parliament on 17 October 2019. The Bill introduces a number of reforms to the native title system under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth). A previous iteration of the Bill…

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Civil Liability – When is a risk obvious?

23 Jul, 2019

In the recent case of Council of the City of Sydney v Bishop [2019] NSWCA 157, the Court of Appeal has analysed the operation of s5F of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (CL Act).  This section sets out the meaning of…

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