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QLD Infrastructure Charges – Capped Rate Increases.

What do the recent State Government changes to infrastructure charges policies mean for your development project? Infrastructure Charges are development levies which relate to the delivery of trunk infrastructure across the broader network (e.g. water, sewer, transport, parks, community facilities). Since 2011, the QLD State Government has mandated a maximum adopted charge (capped rate) for…
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Photogrammetry Survey ensures M1 Motorway continues to flow…

How our Photogrammetry services were able to capture an 80km stretch of the M1 Motorway with minimal public disturbance or traffic disruptions. After a spate of major accidents from Brisbane to Gold Coast this year, the Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) approached Bennett + Bennett searching for an efficient and accurate solution to survey…
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Recent change allows for creativity in Lot Numbering.

Lot Numbering on Building Format Plans. The Registrar of Titles recently amended the Registrar of Titles Directions for the preparation of plans to provide wider scope for lot numbering in Building Format Developments. Some of the significant changes include the following: Use of the lift, elevator or stairwell numbering in a numbering structure. Acceptance of…
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Due Diligence, Acquisition & Town Planning.

Be it a major commercial venture or a family home, long or short term investment, purchasing and selling a property is a major decision with many complex considerations. The value of the property is determined by a number of factors including location, scale, development opportunities, development restrictions or constraints, road widening impacts and infrastructure availability.…
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