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2019 AIC NATIONAL CONFERENCE

"Shaping our Future"

Join us for this very special event

For a limited time only pay in THREE (3) instalments. REGISTER HERE

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The enforcement powers of Local Authorities to issue building notices and building orders for unapproved building work is a risk which is well known among settlement agents in Western Australia.

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The annual “Breakfast with the Property Professionals” is your opportunity to hear from two of Perth’s most respected property professionals Gavin Hegney, Property Guru and Damian Collins, REIWA President & Managing Director at Momentum Wealth.

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CIRCULAR 17 DUTIES ACT 2008

Foreign Buyers Duty

The Duties Amendment (Additional Duty for Foreign Persons) Bill 2018 (‘the Bill’) was second read into Parliament on 13 June 2018. The Bill operates to amend the Duties Act 2008 (‘...

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Since 2011 the AICWA has recognised the awesome work Outside Clerks perform.

Whether its facing horizontal rain, the blistering sun or the gale force winds of the terrace, the Outside Clerk is a rare tough breed worthy of our admiration and respect.   

The award is open to...

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The AICWA would like to call on its membership and industry colleagues to join us in our action in writing to Landgate and the Minister for Lands to voice our collective disappointment regarding Landgate Customer Information Bulletin (CIB) 308

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If you attended last year’s Fun Friday, Conference, Sundowner or the Gala Ball I’m sure you would agree we delivered some outstanding events. This year we’re back celebrating our 40th and looking to deliver the best conference ever.  

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Would you buy a car without a test drive or would you purchase your new home without an inspection?

Big decisions shouldn’t happen without careful consideration and that’s why between now and December 1st  we need the profession of conveyancing to kick the tyres and look...

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A review of the latest licensing information for WA settlement agents reveals that in the last 12 months there has been a slight decline over most categories.  Given market conditions, natural attrition as well as unprecedented change it’s not surprising the total number of licences held in...

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Rick Mazza, MLC Member for Agricultural Region Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party has today withdrawn his disallowance motion to reject regulation gazetted by the Minister for Transport, Planning and Lands Ms Rita Saffioti, that would have seen a mandated requirement of the use of electronic...

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AICWA President Fran Andrews asks ZipID Head and lawyer, Sean Simmons about the common misunderstandings and challenges being experienced by Conveyancers in managing Client Authorisations.

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Electronic Conveyancing Accreditation (ECA) Workshops are back for 2018.

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AICWA again met with representatives from the Land’s Minister’s office recently to discuss aspects of concern regarding the regulation to require all eligible documents to be settled electronically. The following 6 key points have been offered to the Minister’s office for consideration:  ...

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Don’t wait any longer it’s time to prepare yourself.  

Regulation’s requiring all eligible, stand-alone transfers, caveats, withdrawal of caveats and any lodgement cases consisting of eligible discharges, transfers, mortgages, caveats and withdrawal of caveats to be lodged...

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AICWA Update

Opposition to Mandating

Since launching its public opposition to the mandating of electronic conveyancing, the AICWA has worked with many interested parties who share similar beliefs in opposing regulation by mandate.