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Unprecedented Construction Industry Changes

Unprecedented Construction Industry Changes

Our friends at Light House Architecture & Science have published a great summary about what’s happening in the construction industry right now. “If you cannot cope with this level of uncertainty, do not commence design or construction work. Every project and every client is different. It is very important that you do your own risk […]

HomeBuilder Update

HomeBuilder Update

We have been closely tracking the evolution of the HomeBuilder Grant (see here and here and here) for announcements, eligibility criteria and more. It is important to note that there are steps in addition to time eligibility which you need to complete in order to receive the HomeBuilder Grant. Did you register for the HomeBuilder Grant? If you are […]

Off-The-Plan Stamp Duty Threshold Increased to $600,000

Off-The-Plan Stamp Duty Threshold Increased to $600,000

What’s New in Duty Rules For Off-The-Plan Properties? The ACT Government’s ongoing project to abolish stamp duty has continued, with the increase of the threshold for duty on Off-The-Plan units and townhouses to $600,000. This increase comes after the government first abolished stamp duty for Off-The-Plan properties

Find Your People: We’re hiring!

Find Your People: We’re hiring!

After expanding our footprint through 2021 and promoting successful teammates, we are recruiting into the Morris Legal Group team in 2022! We’re seeking a kind, motivated and high achieving indiviual to assist us with client care and administration in our Kingston office. How we do it We are tech-driven and client focussed. We hardcore leverage […]

Stamp Duty Abolished On Off-The-Plan Units Under $500,000

Stamp Duty Abolished On Off-The-Plan Units Under $500,000

Looking to buy an off-the-plan unit or townhouse? The ACT government has announced that stamp duty on off-the-plan unit purchases up to $500,000 is now NIL. As part of the ACT government’s tax reform schedule, from 1 July 2021, all purchasers are eligible to this stamp duty exemption, provided that: The property being purchased is […]

Find Your People: We’re hiring!

Find Your People: We’re hiring!

2021: We’re coming for you! We are expanding our footprint and looking for a likeminded people to join the Morris Legal Group team in multiple roles, including: – conveyancer – conveyancing clerk / paralegal / legal assistant – lawyer (2-4PQE) practising in property, construction and commercial law If you’re right for this job, you will […]