Balanced Baselines – Aug 2006

Abstract The use of a Geotechnical Baseline Report (GBR) in the construction contract provides the parties to the contract with a mutual understanding of the …

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Rebalancing risk and reward – March 2006

Abstract The Australian construction industry is suffering from low and declining profits; caused in large part by the misallocation of risk and a misunderstanding of …

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Parallel Delays – Aug 2005

Abstract Delays are a common part of any contract, some are caused by the contractor, some by the principal and some by neutral external influences …

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Security of Payments: A new answer to an old question – Jun 2005

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 …

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Key Security of Payment Act Judgements – May 2005

Abstract The Security of Payment Acts have been the subject of numerous judgements that are beginning to clarify and define the meaning of many key …

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Security of Payments – May 2005

Abstract The Security of Payment Acts have been the subject of numerous judgements that are beginning to clarify and define the meaning of many key …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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