Tag Archives: QMBA

Suspending Work on Site – Another very good reason to use Payments Acts for “Business as Usual”

Lately, we have seen a rash of subcontractors voting with their feet over non-payment and other disputes on site.  The trouble is, by not complying with legislation, they put themselves in a very vulnerable position rather than a very strong … 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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Payment Policy – Restrictions on bankruptcy petitions

The Federal Government’s plan to increase the minimum debt at which creditors can petition for bankruptcy fails to acknowledge many debtors can repay their debts and many creditors have fair and legitimate claims. Australia’s largest privately owned debt collection agency … Continue reading

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The Definition of Mining under the BCIPA

A recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision demonstrates the importance for resources companies of understanding the role that security of payment legislation plays when carrying out mining-related construction works. In Queensland, the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (BCIPA) … Continue reading

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