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As Infrastructure Grows, is your Property in the Government’s Sights?

As Infrastructure Grows, is your Property in the Government’s Sights? In NSW, all levels of government can acquire privately owned land for “public purposes”. They may take the whole property, part of a property or an interest in the property including easements for power lines, sewer or water. Usually, privately owned land is acquired by […]

Cryptocurrency CGT Implications and Record Keeping Requirements

Cryptocurrency CGT Implications and Record Keeping Requirements Are you trading in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum or UTrust? You may be liable to pay CGT (Capital Gains Tax) on transactions in the financial year. The ATO has declared in its Tax Determination 2014/26 that Bitcoin, and cryptocurrencies of similar nature (‘Altcoins’), are a CGT asset, […]

Registered Relationship

Registered Relationship In Australia, adults in a relationship can register their relationship. There is legal recognition for adults in a relationship provided that at least one of them lives in New South Wales, a registered relationship is recognised in many States in Australia, including New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, and Tasmania. In New South Wales, […]

A BASIC INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL LAW IN NSW

A BASIC INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL LAW IN NSW egarding NSW laws and should not be considered tailored legal advice. If you know someone who needs advice, we encourage you to contact one of our criminal defence lawyers directly. Criminal law in NSW can be daunting and unfamiliar for many people. This article is intended to […]

HOW TO GET BAIL IN NSW

HOW TO GET BAIL IN NSW This article contains general information regarding the NSW bail laws and should not be considered tailored legal advice. If you know someone who needs advice about bail applications, we encourage you to contact one of our criminal defence lawyers directly. Bail is the authorisation to be at liberty whilst […]

DISQUALIFIED DRIVER’S – Favourable changes

DISQUALIFIED DRIVER’S – Favourable changes On 28 October 2017 the Road Transport Amendment (Driver Licence Disqualification) Act 2017 (NSW) was created. This Act now provides certain disqualified drivers the opportunity to get their license back at an earlier opportunity. New changes – The automatic disqualifications and minimum periods vary depending on the offence you have […]