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Legal Requirements to Get a Real Estate License in Australia

Starting a career as a real estate agent is always exciting and handsomely rewarding due to the jobs nature, but just having an interest in that field is not enough. This industry requires an in-depth knowledge of market trends and several years of training leading to certifications for the person to practice it. An agent…




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Legal Matters in Real Estate

Many attorneys will nod knowingly when confronted with the fact real estate law has expanded enormously in the last 50-75 years. The combination of an expanding building code, the myriad options available in financing for new properties and the rise of real estate as an important and in some cases foundational element of investing has…



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What You Should Know About Vehicle Safety Inspections in Australia

Unlike the British MOT, vehicles in Australia do not require regular roadworthy check. The rules, however, vary from one state to another, with the requirement of a safety certificate being compulsory only for the following conditions – > During the sale of the car ( more on that here); > When the car exceeds specific…




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Same-Sex Marriage in Australia: Boarding the Train of Equality

The luxury of having an online information highway available at our fingertips means that Gen Y has the ability to cross-reference any asserted fact without having to take one’s word as gospel. Unlike our predecessors, our reasoning is not confined to words of our teachers, parents, and the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Our reasoning is borderless, and…




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Australia’s Landfill Laws: Waste Policy for a Growing Nation

Australia’s recent population explosion has had its accompanying increases in production, consumption, and landfill waste quantities. With half of all Australian waste materials ending up in the country’s many landfills and the annual volume of waste deposited in such holding areas surging at some 10% or more a year, both state and federal legislation has targeted…




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Australian Gambling Laws Not Able to Control Sports Betting

According to Cormac Barry, Sportsbet’s chief executive, the fact that a total of $591 million has been bet on cricket’s Big Bash League indicates that laws designed to control gambling do very little when it comes to sports betting. He says that they actually achieve an opposite effect of what they were intended to do,…




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Lawyers In South Australia Allege That Jumps Racing Violates Animal Welfare Laws

People who are making free bets Australia need to be aware of the fact that there may soon be a ban on jumps racing. Lawyers have stated that owners, trainers and jockeys in jumps racing could be breaking animal welfare laws. These people could also have legal action taken against them. The Law Society of…




Horse Deaths Earn Man $5,000 Fine

The deaths of 14 horses at a Myalup stud farm has earned a man a $5,000 fine for applying pest control products without a license. A Bunbury Magistrates Court issued the ruling on July 14, 2014. Incident Details Gregory Eric Zolnier treated two silos used for feed at Geisel Park Stud in WA’s South West…



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Legal Implications of Jet Ownership

A private jet can be a significant asset for a business. Check out this post for more information why private jet ownership make perfect business sense. The availability of fast and secure transportation for a company’s key personnel is critical. Often this convenience saves on overall executive costs, by providing efficient services when they are…