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Good Design Gets Green Light For Seaford Local - Article By Dominic Scally

Published: 21.07.2017 An unexpected turn of events during a recent VCAT hearing confirms that good design is persuasive, and very well-designed buildings succeed despite staunch opposition. Karen Eastwood was part of a group of objectors against the new Orabel apartment project in Seaford, in Melbourne’s…

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Landowners - Know Your Rights - Article By Joel Snyder

Published: 15.07.2017 As the boundaries of urban Melbourne continue to expand, there’s an increasing demand for new infrastructure, which affects landowners of all shape and background, as projects are continually rolled out by the State Government. That’s why it’s important to be aware of owners’…

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Trespass By Tower Crane - Article By Matthew Francke

Published: 11.07.2017 A hammerhead tower crane that was entering the airspace above an abutting residential property in Elwood, Victoria was the subject of a recent matter heard in the Supreme Court of Victoria last month. In Janney v. Steller Works Pty Ltd [2017] VSC 363 (9 June 2017), the Court granted…

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Title Insurance Holds The Key For Homeowners And Buyers - Article By Giancarlo Romano

Published: 22.06.2017 If you’re a current homeowner, selling a property or developing land, there is a raft of risk that could affect your legal use and potentially cause you financial loss. Some of these issues can be pre-existing for homebuyers, and only arise after you commence renovating your…

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'Better Apartment Design Guidelines' The Importance Of Dates - Article By Edward Mahony

Published: 06.06.2017 One of the recent amendments to the Victorian planning provisions has been the introduction of Amendment VC136 on 13 April 2017 known as the ‘Better Apartment Design Guidelines.’ The amendment introduced apartment design requirements in the Victorian Planning Provisions under…

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