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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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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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Case Note – What documents are required to be included with a Payment Schedule

Providing further materials in adjudication responses under the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld) February 2012 The recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision of Syntech Resources Pty Ltd v Peter Campbell Earthmoving (Aust) Pty Ltd & Ors [2011] … Continue reading

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Service of payment claims on superintendents

Payment (Really) Matters Comment If you are a respondent (owner, developer, contractor) your contract should be in lock-step with the BCIPA.  There are many compelling reasons why respondents should use the process defined in security of payment legislation as your … Continue reading

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Quantity Surveyors Kick a Goal with Schools

The final Task Force report on the Building the Education Revolution is now out and the winner is..West Australia. The expert Task Force  analysed in detail the successes or failures of the national roll-out in Australia’s schools. Commenting on the … Continue reading

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