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Retail Shop Lease

In Queensland the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (the Act) imposes disclosure requirements on the Lessor before a prospective Lessee or Assignee entering into a retail shop lease. Under section 22 of the Act, the Lessor must give to the prospective Lessee or Assignee a draft lease agreement and a disclosure statement to...
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Taxation in Australia – How tax can affect your investment?

When investing in Australia, many inbound investors leave tax considerations to the last minute. As Australia is considered a relatively high-tax country with a heavy reliance on foreign investment, it is important for effective tax structuring to be implemented as part of the commercial planning stage of a business. Income tax...
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Scammers targeting visa holders

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) reveals that Scammers are masquerading as government officials and contacting migrants in Australia requesting some sort of visa payment. A spokesman for the DIAC said that this was a well-organised scam and reminds all visa holders and applicants in...
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Family Relative or Partner Visas

If you have moved to Australia and are now looking to bring a member of your family over to join you, there are a number of migration visas available that will allow you to do this. There are specific categories for different family members, such as partners or fiances, parents or children. The partners...
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