Categories for Landgate

The rabbit hole is official – partially.

27/6/2018
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Government opts for partial sale of Landgate. Source:https://thewest.com.au/business/government-opts-for-partial-sale-of-landgate-ng-b88879551zNick Evans The West AustralianWednesday, 27 June 2018 12:16PMNick EvansTransport Minister Rita Saffioti Picture: The West Australian, Simon Santi The West AustralianThe State Government will sell off the profitable arm of WA’s land titles registry, but says it will not fully privatise Landgate. Lands Minister Rita Saffioti announced today Landgate’s “automated registry services” would be put on the market, but its statutory functions, and other services, would be retained by the State Government.It is understood the...

Beat the rush and price increase. Lodge early!

18/6/2018
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CIB 309: End of Financial Year Document Lodgement 18 June 2018 End of Financial year is traditionally a time of high lodgement activity. On Friday 29 June 2018, Landgate will support customers and industry with the following initiatives:Settlement room availability – The settlement room inside our Perth Business Office will be available for customer use. We anticipate that this room will be in high demand on the day and we will continue to provide support and assistance.Express queue – Three express terminals...

Transfer of Land Act brings changes

12/6/2018
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The amendments to the TLA have achieved a second reading in Parliament.This Bill aims to amend three key areas of the Transfer of Land Act 1893 (TLA). It:1. Modifies the definition of counterpart documents to improve the processing of mortgages electronically;2. Enables electronic service of many types of notice under the TLA; and3. Removes duplicate certificates of title from the conveyancing process, resulting in greater ability to conduct land transactions in a fully electronic environment.In its submission to Landgate AICWA called for...

How will you manage change in 2018?

13/2/2018
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How will you manage change in 2018? Are you ready for: e-Conveyancing? GST remittance? VOI for paper-based transactions? The new version of the Joint form of General Conditions? Property Reporting Online And that’s just in the next 6 months!  What will the rest of 2018 serve up to conveyancers?Don’t get left behind!AICWA is proud to have partnered with sponsors and key industry stakeholders to deliver a broad calendar of training events. We are committed to assisting you by delivering quality training outcomes...

Landgate require Verified ID & Authority for Buyers & Caveators

31/1/2018
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CIB 305 Change to Western Australian Registrar and Commissioner of Titles’ Joint Practice: Verification of Identity and Authority – fraud mitigation  31 January 2018 As foreshadowed and as part of their fraud mitigation strategy, the Western Australian Commissioner of Titles and the Registrar of Titles have updated their Joint Practice for Verification of Identity and Authority (VOI Practice) for paper-based transactions. The updated VOI Practice more closely aligns to the requirements for national electronic transactions.  The changes seek to improve...