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OnSite is MinterEllison's online forum for legal and commercial executives in the construction and infrastructure industry.  OnSite is designed to provide you with timely and relevant news and information on changes in industry regulation, legislation and important cases as well as feature stories, recent newsletters and client alerts on issues that affect organisations in this sector. 

News and commentary
June 16, 2017 12:30 PM | Posted by Petrina Macpherson and Hazal Gacka |
The Queensland Court of Appeal dismissed an application for leave to appeal a costs decision of the Appeal Tribunal of the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal because the decision was not an appealable decision under this Act. [read more]
June 14, 2017 10:35 AM | Posted by Allie Flack and Alexandria Hammerton |
A reminder that a contract will be a 'building contract' under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (Qld) if it contains a small amount of 'building work'. [read more]
June 9, 2017 3:10 PM | Posted by Andrew Orford and Ben Garvey |
This case provides clarity on the status of arbitral awards under the Commercial Arbitration Act 2013 (Qld). It confirms that Queensland is in line with other jurisdictions when reviewing arbitral awards.  [read more]
June 5, 2017 12:54 PM | Posted by Lisa Papanicolaou, Sarah Swan & Mitchell Francis |
The High Court has granted special leave and the appeal will consider matters including whether an adjudication determination under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2009 (SA) can be judicially reviewed for a non-jurisdictional error of law. [read more]
June 2, 2017 1:44 PM | Posted by Jennifer McVeigh and Hazal Gacka |
Parties must comply with the dispute resolution provisions in a contract even if compliance is not a condition precedent to commencing litigation. [read more]