Category Archives: CPD – Qld

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CPD – ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 5 – Duplicate Contracts and Defects

Duplicate Contracts When the documents aren’t up to a lump sum price contractors often sign a cost-plus contract for the work plus a lump sum contract for the Bank to help the client with its funding.  It can be a … Continue reading

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ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 4 – Variations and Instructions

Reference Dates – Queensland Courts  confirmed that a payment claim can be made for the payment period FROM the reference date, not necessarily ON the reference date.  This is more sensible, since it is not reasonable to compile a claim … Continue reading

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CPD CPD Security of Payment 2012/6 – ENTITLEMENT – No. 3 -The Importance of a Payment Schedule

ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 3 – The Importance of a Payment Schedule? Quick Facts:  63.5% of claimant’s got the full amount claimed.  BUT the success rate dropped to … Continue reading

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CPD CPD Security of Payment 2012/5 – ENTITLEMENT –No. 2 – What’s in a Payment Claim?

ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 2 – What’s in a Payment Claim? Quick Facts: Business Failures – 400 Queensland businesses went into legal protection in July and August.  Was … Continue reading

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ENTITLEMENT – Part 4 The Building and Construction Industry Payment’s Act 2004 (The Payments Act), No. 1 – The Act and its operation.

John Lowry FAIQS, AIAMA, ICECA, Reg Adjudicator (Qld) The Payment’s Act is the final piece of the payment puzzle.  It sets up a legislated cash management process for the construction industry to guarantee prompt payment, if you elect to use … Continue reading

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CPD Security of Payment 2012/3 – Entitlement part 2

John Lowry FAIQS, AIAMA, ICECA, Reg Adjudicator (Qld) ENTITLEMENT – Part 2 Entitlement is your right to payment of the amounts claimed in your payment claims. It also establishes your rights in relation to the amounts you are required to … Continue reading

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CPD Security of Payment 2012/2 – Entitlement

Entitlement is your right to payment of the amounts claimed in your payment claims. It also establishes your rights in relation to the amounts you are required to pay to your suppliers and subcontractors. Your entitlement to payment is established … Continue reading

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