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EPOA FAQs + POWERS OF ATTORNEY ACT SECTION 73 CONFLICT TRANSACTIONS

11/06/2021

The Powers of Attorney Act does not allow an attorney to enter into conflict transactions. What is an Enduring Power of Attorney? Why would I prepare one? How does it work? What types of decisions can my attorney make for me? When does the power begin? This is a conflict transaction and is prohibited examples Powers and responsibilities of an attorney Examples where the attorney cannot use the EPA Examples where the attorney can use the EPA Every client needs advice Check can we have a go at the Attorney after the Principal has expired.
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Queensland’s Modernised Body Corporate Regulations

06/11/2020

The Queensland Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has announced new body corporate Regulations set to commence on 1 March 2021. These new Regulations are designed to ‘streamline and modernise body corporate procedures, reduce body corporate costs and enhance protections for unit owners’.
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Recent Changes to the Blue Card System: Is Your Blue Card Still Valid?

02/10/2020

On 31 August 2020, a raft of changes to the Blue Card system was introduced, aimed at bolstering security and safety for children. The changes were implemented through the commencement of the remaining provisions of the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2019. The changes affect organisations, paid workers and volunteers
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