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Seminar: Local Government Property

This workshop will be presented by a range of Russell Kennedy’s expert local government lawyers.

We invite you to join us on Tuesday 21 October 2014 for our Local Government Property Seminar.  The sessions will provide council officers with topical and valuable knowledge integral to local government operations.  

Topics will cover:   

Leasing and Licensing

  • Repair and maintenance obligations, including essential safety measures
  • Overview of the application of the Retail Leases Act to council premises (which will cover ministerial determinations – existing and proposed)    

Changes to the Sale of Land Act

Important changes have been made to the information required to be included in vendor’s statements from 1 October 14. This session will highlight the principal changes and explain how to ensure that Councils comply with the new provisions when selling land    

Crown Land

Covering issues arising for Council acting as committee of management    

Closed Landfills

  • Liabilities and opportunities for local government from closed landfills
  • VAGO’s report, State Government’s response and current strategies and practices implemented across Victoria 


  • Rosemary Southgate, Principal
  • Stefan Fiedler, Principal
  • Anne Nielsen, Consultant
  • Emma Dunlevie, Senior Associate
  • Diane Ridgway, Senior Associate
  • Kate Bartlett, Lawyer

Seminar Details  

Tuesday 21 October 2014

9.30am to 12.30pm

Russell Kennedy, Level 12, 469 La Trobe Street Melbourne  


If you have an queries please contact Meg via email seminars@rk.com.au

Registration closes Friday 17 October 2014.

Places are limited. Bookings are essential. These seminars are complimentary.  

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