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ABIC NSW Contracts: Architect’s Guide

Find out what you need to know on:

  1. How to administer the ABIC Contract
  2. ABIC Contract Dispute Resolution
  3. How to assess a progress claim under the ABIC Contract
  4. Other important terms in the ABIC Contract

Residential Construction Contracts in NSW : A Quick Guide

Before you embark on your home building project in Sydney, have a quick look at the different residential building contracts, so you can determine which one suits your needs the best. Read on for a short guide to home building contracts in NSW.

Adjudicating Payment Claims: Fact Sheet

Adjudication is the quickest, most convenient, and most cost-effective way of enforcing unpaid claims for construction work performed. Read on for a simple guide to adjudication under the Security of Payment Act.

Enforcing Claims for Progress Payments

What do you do if you’ve served your Payment Claim but still remain unpaid beyond due date? Or if the person owing you, insists on paying less than the amount you claim? In this article, we let you in on the different ways to enforce progress payments.

Payment Schedule: What to Expect

Under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW), also known as the Security of Payment Act (“SOPA”), progress payments for construction work performed, or for related goods and services provided, may be recovered by serving a Payment Schedule. More often than not though, the persons required to pay, disagree with the claimed amount. In such case, SOPA requires them to serve a Payment Schedule. Find out everything you need to know about building and construction payment schedules here

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