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What you and your family need to knowCoronavirus Alert: Shutdown informationNewsThynne + Macartney recognised as Queensland’s leading agribusiness law firmQRIDA appoints Thynne + Macartney lawyers as Carbon Farming Advice Rebate advisorsThynne + Macartney increases its rankings in Best Lawyers Australia 2021 editionThynne + Macartney recognised for its expertise in Property & Real Estates and Leasing by Doyle’s Guide 2020Thynne + Macartney’s Tim Quirk and the Planning + Environment team ranked by Doyle’s Guide for fifth consecutive yearThynne + Macartney host Young Agribusiness Rural Network’s (YARN) first event for 2020Thynne + Macartney celebrate International Women’s Day with Sarina RussoThe awards and rankings keep floating in for Thynne + Macartney’s Maritime + Transport Team Thynne + Macartney a finalist in QLS’s 2020 Workplace Culture and Health AwardDanielle Sibenaler joins growing Planning + Environment practice at Thynne + MacartneyThynne + Macartney again recognised for leading shipping expertise by Chambers Asia Pacific in 2020Margaret McNamara’s new role with Thynne + Macartney2019 Bill Loughnan Award for Outstanding Client Service presented to Amy DaviesIn memory of Bill LoughnanThynne + Macartney raise $10,354 for men’s health and wellbeing during MovemberThynne + Macartney’s Professional Indemnity team again recognised by Doyle’s GuideThynne + Macartney’s Mo Report: An Update on MovemberSue Maxwell appointed to UDIA (QLD)’s Property Law and Community Management CommitteeNichola Di Muzio recognised at the Griffith Industry Mentoring Program ceremonyThynne + Macartney Run to RememberThynne + Macartney celebrate women in the legal profession at the WLAQ 41st Annual Awards DinnerSupporting the Cloncurry community at the racesIt’s Movember and Thynne + Macartney are joining the mo-vement2019 Thynne + Macartney Discovery Grant Awarded at GMRF’s Annual Research Awards NightTaking whisks as a young professionalOur Wills & Estates team again recognised by Doyle’s Guide 2019Congratulations to Thynne + Macartney’s ‘Best Lawyers’Thynne + Macartney finalist in QLS Equity and Inclusion AwardPrime time at the 2018 Clermont Beef ExpoPressure injury research project worthy recipient of the 2018 Thynne + Macartney Discovery GrantNichola Di Muzio recognised for 10 years’ mentoring serviceThynne + Macartney continues winning partnership at the 2018 Cloncurry Cup Race DayThynne + Macartney welcomes new Senior AssociateThynne + Macartney welcomes Alex Ramsey to PartnershipCongratulations to our partners Aaron Webb, Peter Jolly, and Tim QuirkThynne + Macartney: Awarded 2018 Philanthropist of the YearNew AppointmentsDoyle’s names Queensland’s only first-tier agribusiness practiceThynne + Macartney applauds three finalists in the 2018 Partner of the Year AwardsThynne + Macartney celebrates 125 years of historyThynne + Macartney has moved Brisbane OfficeThynne + Macartney’s Succession Specialists Leading in the Doyle’s GuideThynne + Macartney Accelerating Growth into the New Financial YearCongratulations to Our Finalists in the Australian Law AwardsCongratulations to our new AssociatesThynne + Macartney and Brian White & Associates Navigate a New CourseGallipoli Medical Research Foundation Thanks Supporters for Commitment to Medical ResearchGround-breaking Research Into Veteran Health Adds to Understanding of PTSDCongratulations to Thynne + Macartney’s ‘Best Lawyers’Agribusiness Lawyers named ‘Pre-eminent’ in Qld by Doyles GuidePlanning + Environment Team in Doyle’s Guide Queensland 2017Peter Jolly – Finalist in Partner of the Year Awards for the Second Year RunningMaritime + Transport Team in Doyle’s Guide Australian First Tier 2017Meet your QLS Senior Counsellors – Bill LoughnanThynne + Macartney congratulates GMRF Research Award winnersMargaret McNamara Presented with Agnes McWhinney Award by Queensland Law SocietyThynne + Macartney Breaking Down Barriers for Medical ResearchWills & Estates Team Recognised by the Doyle’s ListThynne + Macartney: Forging Ahead With GrowthAlly Law – Thynne + Macartney’s Pathway to Global Legal ServicesThynne + Macartney Recognised as Trailblazers in 2016 Australian Law AwardsCongratulations to Sandra CamilleriRideWest – the Last LegUpdate from the RideWest TeamFollow Mark and Hannah on RideWestThynne + Macartney’s Agribusiness Lawyers Lead the Doyle’s List in QldThynne + Macartney Leading in the Regions – 2016 Australasian Law AwardsT+M RideWest Radar – Edition 2T+M RideWest RadarCongratulations Tim Quirk – Leading P&E Lawyer QueenslandCongratulations to Peter Jolly – Finalist in Partner of the Year AwardsThynne + Macartney RideWest for Mental Health Access in Rural CommunitiesCongratulations to our ‘Best Lawyers’Congratulations to Our Award WinnersCongratulations to Alex RamseyOne Third of Thynne + Macartney’s Partners are “Best Lawyers”Congratulations to Our “Best Lawyers”Congratulations to the Agribusiness teamAgForce Interview with Ari McCamley – Succession PlanningPress Release – Thynne + Macartney: Charting our own course2014 Best Lawyers AustraliaThynne + Macartney Welcomes Tim Quirk to PartnershipLegal Guide for Primary Producers 2013 – Now AvailableThynne + Macartney wins Lawtech Legal IT Team of the Year!Special Announcement: Thynne + Macartney Promotions 2012PublicationsThe importance of protecting your agribusiness brandsCoronavirus Crisis: Challenges for LandlordsHaving a connection with the land — Native title claim (#2) by the Jangga PeopleChanges to the Pastoral Award: Tips for EmployersInsurance requirements for Queensland vessel pollution and wreck removalRights to be a Whistleblower & Duty to Report Offences – new laws and new offencesTop tips for managing water takeIs your handgun licence under threat?Paper certificates of title phased out in QueenslandAssistance for primary producers in North WestFarmers a casualty of tax laws targeting land bankingAgriculture should not forget to challenge the status quo on mining and gasThe importance of being in the correct rates categoryWhat can I do to maximise recovery from an insolvent trade debtor?Why your SME should utilise PPS registrations to improve sales and reduce debt write-offsThe death of a pet: An argument for unfair dismissal?Quad bikes, ag bikes and horses – an employer’s nightmare?Capital gains tax: Selling the deceased’s main residenceNew regional visa rulesHave you been given a Conduct and Compensation Agreement (CCA) to sign?Water licence trading – new value and opportunities for landholdersNew reef laws still in the pipelineCriminal Code Amendment (Agricultural Protection) Bill 2019: Increased protection for farmersIs fake meat fake news?Unrequited office romance – when does it become sexual harassment?Reinstatement of Dismissed Employees – Can It Really Happen?Is getting drunk at a work function a sackable offence?Substantial Penalties for Modern Award BreachesNero no more? Italian geographical indication “Avola” protectedBCIPA appeals – applying to set aside judgment by another nameNo one wants a quarry, but everyone needs oneThe mechanics of dismissal – Can a demotion lead to an unfair dismissal claim?PPSA – better finance for landlordsGrowing weeds – Australia’s hemp industry prospersWill the Land Restoration Fund prove the need for smarter vegetation laws?PPS – use in agribusiness succession planningDo you have a private level crossing on a rail corridor on your property?Faulty trigger – slow progress on changes to the weapons licensing regimeVegetation management changes continue with the review of the accepted development clearing codesForecast for changes to the GABSI PlanA warning for employers – can casual employees seek permanent employment?Drones: who owns the intellectual property?Dealing with lease incentives when buying commercial property: implications for lawyers and future buyersPPS Alert – The 3 R’s – Review, Rectify and Renew before January 2019The importance of having a WillPPS Act – better finance for agribusinessCarbon – where to from here?Update on foreign investment in agricultural landWinds of change – the renewable energy boom in QueenslandVegetation management more complicated than everCombustible building cladding – mandatory requirements for property ownersA simple BCIPA rule – one claim, one contract, one applicationNotifiable data breaches schemeDoes your business provide, or use, labour hire services?Have you registered your trade marks?The Importance of Procedural FairnessAnother Bill to encourage co-existenceHandgun law changes mean uncertainty for licenseesBlue dots, white areas and red tapeMore paths for planning successionFamily loans under the microscopeProceed with Caution: Penalties for unlicensed building work in Qld to ramp up!Surely you can’t be serious? – Serious misconduct and unfair dismissalA Merry Little Christmas? The holiday season and managing risk for employersStatutory Will Made in Massive EstateConstruction Contracts: Appealing adjudicators’ decisions – common sense may prevailAttorney – Client Privilege in the Global Context: Practical Guidance For In-House CounselCasual Conversion – What does it mean?Electronic NVDs introducedTalking it over: A change in approach for farm debt in QldCan landholders stop drones invading privacy on farms?Land Access Ombudsman to oversee disputesPrivately protected land to be introduced in QldLandholders bound by gas agreement they didn’t signArbitration: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family LawPosts on Social Media – Do they give grounds for termination?Collaborative Law: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family LawAre all “High Income Employees” Prevented from Making Unfair Dismissal Claims?Mediation: Alternative Dispute Resolution in Family LawIs Collaborative Law Right for You?Senate hearing into native title decision – what it means for producersTaking control by taking back the work!Biosecurity – Are you up to date with the changes?‘Make good’ regime made betterProposed new stock route laws: A good thing or a bad thing?Changes on the Horizon – Qld Reforms to Secure Payments for SubcontractorsHigh penalties for sham arrangements: Are your contractors really employees?Administration and enforcement of director guarantees – are you protected by s440J?Casual Employment: Is it as ‘casual’ as it appears?Are Queenslanders disappearing from Brisbane?Have you reviewed your standard form contracts?So this is Christmas? The festive season and the risks for employers.Common Provisions reform land access lawsHow Does the Fair Work Act Impact on Notice of Termination?Welcome Relief from the Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Tax Regime for Deceased EstatesLabour Hire and Unfair Dismissals – Is a dismissal unfair if the host employer excludes the employee?Previous casual employment: How can it affect the calculation of notice and redundancy entitlements?Unfair Dismissal Claims and Costs Orders: Are they possible?Cruising along: clause forfeiting fare for cancelled cruise “unfair”Body Corporates Beware – Checklist before commencing proceedings in the Planning and Environment CourtNew Landscape for Succession Planning on Queensland FarmsNew Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding RegimeJames v Surfers Jet: Vessel operators – don’t get caught in a spinCase Note – 5 Storey Limit in New Farm?Carbon Trading: the opportunities and pitfallsEnvironmental offsets: drought-proof income streamsForeign investment in agricultural land in AustraliaCase Note – Alford & Ors v Brisbane City Council & BA Apartments Pty Ltd  QPEC 54Foreign maritime lien recognised under Australian admiralty law: Federal Court rejects Halcyon Isle‘A Win for the Neighbours’Registration of foreign ownership of agricultural landGarbage Canned – Unlawful Discharge of Food Waste in the Great Barrier Reef RegionSmooth grazing – trouble-free agistmentCollaborative Farming – The Future for Family Farms?Contractual liabilities in Queensland injury claimsVessel operators: are you cruising for a bruising?What does the future hold for by-law enforcement?Common Provisions ActNew Certainty With “Make Good” ObligationsWhat does it mean to act ‘reasonably’?Application of QLD’s WorkCover Scheme to FishermenWhat Shall We Do With The Drunken Passenger?Property Occupations Act 2014 – Impact on Building Manager’s letting business activitiesGreat Barrier Reef Marine Park – Recent Offences UpdateInsurance Brokers successfully defend $10 million negligence claimThe ‘Ocean Victory’ – a $137.7 million cautionary tale for charterersAgribusiness NewsletterSelf-Managed Super Funds and Estate Planning: Consider a Binding Death Benefit NominationRange of Reforms to Leasehold Land ComingInformal WillsBanking on OptionsInformal Wills – An UpdateVegetation Roll-BackBeware Incentives to Sign CCAsSupplytime 1989 – Suspension for non-payment without noticeFamily Law Fact Sheet – Parenting Orders and Shared Parental ResponsibilityEnduring Power of Attorney: The Onerous Duties of AttorneysMaritime Alert – Vessel Turned Away Following Crackdown on Container Stow Working SpaceSignificant Changes to QLD Workers’ Compensation SchemeConstruction Contracts – The “old chestnuts” of EOTs and Costs of Delays. They look so easy.Charities UpdateCourt Gives Guidance in Relation To Litigation Funding for Submitter AppellantsQueensland Amendments to the Body Corporate and Community Management Act regarding Body Corporate EntitlementsLate Crew Reports To Customs: Not How Late; How ManyFirst tranche of e-conveyancing to be rolled out in 2013Is it possible for an independent contractor to be deemed an employee?Natural Disasters – Consequences for Contracts of Sale‘Anchor aweigh… or Anchor Away?’Insurance Brokers win strategic ruling in $10 million negligence claimIs there a cap on working hours?What are the potential risks of terminating an employee’s employment?“Two Strikes Rule – Playing by the rules” published in February edition of Chartered Secretaries Journal.Risky Business – How to ensure Work Health & Safety compliance during your design processHow do I respond when a lawyer requests confidential documents from me?New Year New JobIncrease in fines for federal maritime offencesWhen can employment be terminated for absence from work due to injury or illness? When can you terminate a malingerer?Busting 5 Myths of Employment LawPitbull mauls suave promoter …Unpaid Infrastructure Charges – A Continuing Development Offence which Attaches to LandTenants left out in the Cold: Liquidators powers to disclaim LeasesContractual Liens and the Power of Sale – ‘Unpaid freight and uncollected goods’Queensland State Government Slashing Red and Green Tape for Development SectorSGS Australia Pty Ltd v Australian Laboratory Services Pty Ltd  FCA 711A Changing Costs Jurisdiction in the Planning & Environment CourtBody Corporate Levy Entitlements to Change AgainWreck Removal: Why raising a wreck can feel like raising the TitanicDo as I say, not as I do?When ‘short-hand’ gets ‘out of hand’…Australian Shipping Industry ReformEmployment Practices – The “three strikes” mythInterpreting the Demolition CodeFirst impressions really do count!Payment please: Supreme Court considers payment of architect’s feesIs it a bird? Is it a plane? No it’s a “Claim”Case Note – Livesay ats Hawkins & Ors  QSC 122Advocate’s Immunity from Suit: Goddard Elliott (A Firm) v Fritsch  VSC 87John Moore’s Guide to Merging Part 1: No Suprises Before MarriageJohn Moore’s Guide to Merging Part 2: Don’t Date a StrangerJohn Moore’s Guide to Merging Part 3: Getting to the CeremonyExpertiseAgribusinessBanking & FinanceBinding Financial AgreementsBody CorporateBusinessBusiness AdvisoryCase Note – Donahue v Morleys Funerals Pty Ltd  QSC 137Case Note – Frey v Frey  QSC 43Case Note – Singer v Berghouse (No 2) (1994) 181 CLR 201Case Note – Swain v Centenary Memorial Gardens Pty Ltd & others BS 705/17 per Boddice J on 1 February 2017Case NotesCollaborative LawConstruction + InfrastructureCorporateDeath certificatesDisputes about the disposal of the deceased’s bodyDuties of the executorEmployment + Workplace RelationsEnvironmental Law – RuralEstate AdministrationEstate administration – assets and liabilitiesEstate administration – time framesEstate administration upon intestacyEstate LitigationEstate PlanningExecutor’s commissionExecutor’s duties in a Family Provision ApplicationFamily LawFamily LawFamily Provision ApplicationsFirst steps in estate administrationGrants of representationHow can I avoid a Family Provision Application being made against my estate?Insolvency + RestructuringIntellectual PropertyLandholder Compensation – RuralLitigation + Dispute ResolutionMaritime + TransportMigrationNative TitleObtaining a grant of letters of administrationObtaining a grant of probatePlanning + EnvironmentProfessional IndemnityPropertyProperty – RuralProperty LawReferenceStatutory WillsThe rights of the beneficiaryTrustsWhat are the relevant factors for a Family Provision Application?What happens if the Family Provision Application time limits have expired?When can a Family Provision Application be made?Who can make a Family Provision Application?Wills + EstatesWorkplace Health + SafetyIndustriesAged Care & Retirement LivingAgricultureBanking & FinanceBusinessDevelopmentInsuranceMarinePrivate ClientsPropertyReligious & CharitableStrataTechnologyOur PeopleAaron WebbAlex RamseyAri McCamleyAshleigh PooleCameron GrahamCameron SolleyDamian RiggallDanielle SibenalerGreg SawersHannah BarbourJessica CarrollJohn MooreKaren GastonMarc MaskellMargaret McNamaraMark BogeMark WinnMatthew HockadayMichael FisherMichael MayesMurray TavenerNichola Di MuzioPaul WongPenelope NichollsPeter ArchosPeter JollyPeter KennyPeter MillsRuth WangSandra CamilleriSue MaxwellThomas McKeownTim QuirkCareer TypesClerkGraduateLawyerPartnerSupport Staff Member