Defective Work Claims – Apr 2005

Abstract A defective work claims is the most common claim made by building owners against their building or construction contractor. The cost and consequences associated with resolving a defective work claim can be minimised if the contract is prepared for each individual project setting out effective and feasible methods of risk allocation together with clear […]

Pay now, argue later – Jul 2004

Pay Now, Argue Later – QMBA Breakfast Presentation, 12th July 2005 The effect of the new Security of Payment Act on the Queensland construction industry. Download – Pay Now, Argue Later

Adjudication Pressurises Project Administration – Oct 2004

Abstract The Building and Construction Industry, Security of Payment Acts (the Acts) now in force in most Australian States are causing a radical re-think of many traditional project management and contract management processes. The Acts apply to every business involved in Building and Construction including contractors, subcontractors, clients, suppliers and professional firms. However, the consequences […]