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Events

We hold regular seminars on a range of legal and business topics. You can find more details for the seminars and register here.

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08 Jun 22 - Sydney

Trends in social infrastructure and ESG investment

As part of the 2022 election cycle there will be increased focus on delivering new social infrastructure projects across the country which create jobs and bolster local economies. Coupled with the burgeoning appetite from investors for projects that deliver ESG outcomes alongside stable annuity returns, 2022 looks set to be a bumper year in social infrastructure and precincts.

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09 Jun 22

Ports as regulators and service providers - managing market power and the port stakeholder ecosystem | Ports series 2022

Ports are increasingly straddling the divide between regulatory and commercial activities, with many port operators seeking also to provide services to port customers. This shift is a natural function of the need for ports to look for new sources of income and ensure port sustainability into the future. But, where port operators may now act as the rule maker and a commercial player within the port (or poacher and game keeper) how should they manage the tensions that arise?

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14 Jun 22

Indigenous Cultural Heritage: engaging with the Aboriginal party | Queensland local government seminar series 2022

In this seminar we will discuss: when must Council engage under the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003, options for engagement and agreements vs cultural heritage management plans.

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15 Jun 22 - Melbourne

Managing workplace flexibility in a post-pandemic labour market

Holding Redlich's workplace relations practitioners invite you to a seminar that explores ways to manage the legal risks associated with flexible working, casual employment, contractor engagement, working from home and labour hire.

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16 Jun 22 - Brisbane

Trends in social infrastructure and ESG investment

As part of the 2022 election cycle there will be increased focus on delivering new social infrastructure projects across the country which create jobs and bolster local economies. Coupled with the burgeoning appetite from investors for projects that deliver ESG outcomes alongside stable annuity returns, 2022 looks set to be a bumper year in social infrastructure and precincts.

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21 Jun 22 - Melbourne

Trends in social infrastructure and ESG investment

As part of the 2022 election cycle there will be increased focus on delivering new social infrastructure projects across the country which create jobs and bolster local economies. Coupled with the burgeoning appetite from investors for projects that deliver ESG outcomes alongside stable annuity returns, 2022 looks set to be a bumper year in social infrastructure and precincts.

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23 Jun 22 - Brisbane

The continuing relevance (or irrelevance?) of Security of Payment Laws

Join Holding Redlich Construction & Infrastructure Partners, Stephen Burton and Kirsty Smith, as they examine the current status of security of payment laws in Queensland. The session will include an update on project trust accounts and licensing as well as a refresher on security of payment fundamentals.

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12 Jul 22

Waste management, EfW and the waste hierarchy | Queensland local government seminar series 2022

In this seminar we will discuss: waste management trends in other jurisdictions, issues in developing an advanced waste recovery facility involving recycling and waste recovery and EfW.

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09 Aug 22

Planning and Environment Court decisions | Queensland local government seminar series 2022

In this seminar we will discuss: recent case updates and practice and procedures in the Planning and Environment Court.

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10 Aug 22 - Sydney

Integrated precincts

Significant precincts integrating transport, utility, community and other infrastructure are being planned and developed in major capital cities. In this panel session, we will discuss some of the challenges, aspirations, risks and opportunities associated with the planning, development and operation of these precincts.

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11 Aug 22

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) and modern slavery | Ports series 2022

ESG issues are increasingly at the forefront of policy, community and financing considerations. There is also burgeoning appetite from investors for infrastructure that delivers ESG outcomes alongside stable annuity returns. In this session, we will consider the impact of ESG on ports along with current and future trends, including modern slavery.

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18 Aug 22 - Brisbane

Integrated precincts

Significant precincts integrating transport, utility, community and other infrastructure are being planned and developed in major capital cities. In this panel session, we will discuss some of the challenges, aspirations, risks and opportunities associated with the planning, development and operation of these precincts.

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23 Aug 22 - Melbourne

Integrated precincts

Significant precincts integrating transport, utility, community and other infrastructure are being planned and developed in major capital cities. In this panel session, we will discuss some of the challenges, aspirations, risks and opportunities associated with the planning, development and operation of these precincts.

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06 Sep 22

Native Title compensation - are there any implications for local governments? | Queensland local government seminar series 2022

In this seminar we will discuss: compensation under the Native Title Act 1993, valid vs invalid acts and the Timber Creek decision.

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08 Sep 22

Intellectual property rights in infrastructure | Ports series 2022

In this seminar we will discuss: an overview of what is intellectual property, design rights and what is a Patent?

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06 Oct 22

Green hydrogen developments | Ports series 2022

Green hydrogen has enormous potential as a fuel of the future and as one of the pathways for the world to zero emissions. Ports will be an integral element of the green hydrogen supply chain in Australia. In a panel session involving relevant players in the sector, we will look at what role our ports might play in the supply chain and in supporting and capitalising on green hydrogen projects.

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11 Oct 22

Human Rights and local government decision making | Queensland local government seminar series 2022

In this seminar we will discuss: human rights two years on, how has the legislation impacted government decision making since January 2020, court decisions and interpretation of the legislation and takeaways for local government decision makers.

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12 Oct 22 - Sydney

Renewables projects: back-end lessons for the front-end

Drawing on our experience on a number of significant wind and solar farm disputes, we look at what lessons can be learned for project owners when negotiating the EPC and O&M contracts.

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20 Oct 22 - Brisbane

Renewables projects: back-end lessons for the front-end

Drawing on our experience on a number of significant wind and solar farm disputes, we look at what lessons can be learned for project owners when negotiating the EPC and O&M contracts.

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25 Oct 22 - Melbourne

Renewables projects: back-end lessons for the front-end

Drawing on our experience on a number of significant wind and solar farm disputes, we look at what lessons can be learned for project owners when negotiating the EPC and O&M contracts.

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08 Nov 22

Effective negotiation and dispute resolution | Queensland local government seminar series 2022

Your ability to negotiate is critical to getting the best outcome for constituents. In this seminar, you will learn: how to apply a systemic framework to negotiations, the tools to use to manage negotiation processes and relationships and different types of dispute resolution methods.

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09 Nov 22 - Sydney

Healthcare infrastructure

With an increased focus post-COVID on healthcare, this session will look at trends, opportunities and challenges associated with the development of healthcare infrastructure, including healthcare precincts and disability housing.

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10 Nov 22

Negotiation skills | Ports series 2022

In this session we provide practical training on skills required for a successful negotiation, with particular emphasis on steps to prepare for the negotiation, and then suggested skills and strategy for the negotiation itself.

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17 Nov 22 - Brisbane

Healthcare infrastructure

With an increased focus post-COVID on healthcare, this session will look at trends, opportunities and challenges associated with the development of healthcare infrastructure, including healthcare precincts and disability housing.

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22 Nov 22 - Melbourne

Healthcare infrastructure

With an increased focus post-COVID on healthcare, this session will look at trends, opportunities and challenges associated with the development of healthcare infrastructure, including healthcare precincts and disability housing.

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29 Nov 22

The delivery phase of a major project | Queensland local government seminar series 2022

In this session we will look at the project delivery phase and the management of disputes, including payment claims and differing security of payment and licensing regimes across various jurisdictions.

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22 Mar 22

Major projects seminar series 2022

In this seminar series, we look at the opportunities and issues for major infrastructure projects across a range of sectors, including health, housing and new energy. This seminar series is being offered in our Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Registration for this seminar series is complimentary and now open.

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07 Apr 22

National ports program 2022

More than ever, ports are vital nodes for an increasingly complex web of international trade and supply chains. Ports have become an increasing focus for security, environmental and competition regulation and their role and efficiency within global supply chains is being scrutinised by governments and industry alike. At the same time, ports find themselves at the forefront of the development and facilitation of alternative energy sources, often literally acting as the gatekeepers for the inflow of such technology and projects into Australia or out to the rest of the world. This series will look at how Australian ports might navigate these challenges and opportunities in 2022.

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10 May 22

Queensland local government seminar series 2022

Holding Redlich is pleased to invite you to our 2022 Queensland local government seminar series which we have tailored specifically for mayors, councillors and Queensland local government employees including lawyers, town planners and compliance officers. These seminars will offer you insights, updates and practical tips from our experts on topics which we consider to be particularly relevant for local governments.

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19 May 22 - Brisbane

Project insolvency & Security of Payment Laws

The Holding Redlich Construction, Infrastructure & Projects team is pleased to invite you to attend two seminars in May and June. In these seminars, we will separately examine the related issues of insolvency and security of payment during a period of intense volatility in the industry.

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