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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...

More RCD’s in new buildings from 1/1/19

12/6/2018
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AICWA members will be aware that since 2007, all new residential premises must be fitted with at least two RCD’s (as per AS/NZS standard 3000:2007) For all domestic dwellings built before 2007, the vendor must arrange for the RCD’s to be installed before transfer of title or prior to the renting/leasing of the premises. A new version of AS/NZS 300 was released on June 26th. ASNZS 3000:2018 will commence on January 1st 2019. The new standard requires an RCD to...

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...

GST at Settlement Update

9/6/2018
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GST UpdateReview of the GST at settlement measureNow that the GST measure has been operating for 6 weeks the ATO have put together a Process Review Document HEREATO invite interested parties to be part of a Webinar: GST at settlement – Process guidance and common questions – Thursday 6 September  2-3pmThis webinar will focus on the GST at settlement process for purchasers and suppliers. We will also cover some of the issues we have identified with forms received so far and...

Paper has been superseded with higher security for ELN(e-Settlement)

8/6/2018
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Imagine you are in the biggest city you know, on the busiest street, outside the biggest bank which you notice is surrounded with cameras and not just armed, but heavily armed security guards and some restrained but excited & vicious looking dogs.The Bank doors open, a few moments later, from the secure confines of the building, out walks a petite and cheerful person pushing in front of them a wheelbarrow full of money, out on to the street. You immediately...

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