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Receivers can pay priority claims of employees directly, judge rules
Construction March 20, 2019 10:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

Receivers, not just liquidators, can distribute assets to satisfy priority claims of an insolvent company’s employees, a judge has ruled, settling a question of law […]

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Appeals court tosses challenge to Allianz Stadium demolition
Construction March 15, 2019 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney community group has lost a last-minute challenge to the demolition of Allianz Stadium, with the Court of Appeal throwing the case out in […]

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Court lifts injunction, allows Allianz Stadium demolition to begin
Construction March 8, 2019 10:19 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The NSW Land and Environment Court has shot down attempts to further delay demolition work as part of the $729 million redevelopment of Sydney’s Allianz […]

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United Petroleum loses $2M award over compulsory land acquisition
Construction March 6, 2019 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling awarding $2 million in compensation to United Petroleum after the state government compulsorily acquired land on which the […]

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Building cop gets lumped with more costs for ‘Cup of Tea’ case against CFMMEU
Employment March 5, 2019 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has been served another costs order after losing a case it brought against a pair of CFMMEU officials who […]

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CFMMEU abused safety officer at Qube work site, ABCC says in new action
Employment March 4, 2019 7:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has brought a new lawsuit against the CFMMEU, alleging the union organised unlawful industrial action and verbally abused a […]

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Owners of $5.8M Eureka Tower apartment win damages for 130-week fitout delay
Construction February 28, 2019 12:26 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian Supreme Court has awarded a couple $145,000 in damages from a construction firm that denied them access to their brand new $5.8 million […]

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Judge pauses Lendlease demolition of $729M Allianz Stadium
Construction February 27, 2019 4:02 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Construction giant Lendlease has been temporarily restrained from beginning major demolition work for the Allianz Stadium redevelopment in Sydney until a judge rules on two […]

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ACCC’s Sims says more cartel cases are coming
Competition & Consumer Protection February 26, 2019 8:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC his hinted at what could be a record year for competition matters, with ACCC Chairman Rod Sims vowing to refer more cartel investigations […]

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Luxury Sydney retailer settles with Transport for NSW over light rail project
Construction February 22, 2019 9:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Luxury boutique retailer Watches of Switzerland has reached a settlement in principle with Transport for NSW to resolve its case alleging damages resulting from Sydney’s […]

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