Author: Jennifer Porter

12 May 2020

Retirement Village Residence Contract – What documents are required?

Retirement village contracts can be lengthy and difficult to understand and are substantially different from other contracts you may have encountered during your lifetime. Retirement village contracts usually include several documents which can be overwhelming. In this article/blog we discuss the different types of documents that must be given to a prospective resident prior to entering […]

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27 April 2020

Retirement Villages – Right to Reside

As an increasing number of Australians move into retirement villages, or the popular “Over 55 Lifestyle Estates,” it is important to view the issues that can arise and the different types of arrangements that Retirement Village Operators may use. While this may seem like a simple, straight-forward process, the purchase of a unit in a […]

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5 February 2019

Are you acting in good faith as a franchisor?

The Federal Court in a recent decision found one of Australia’s largest mechanical/automotive franchisees, Ultra Tune, was found to have breached its obligation to act in good faith to one of its Franchisees. Read the article regarding Ultra Tune here. It is the first time the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has brought proceedings […]

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