Business and Industry Law

When it comes to looking after the legal requirements for you and your business, you want to ensure that the advice you receive is accurate, timely and will help you achieve the best results possible, for your organisation...

See our Business and Industry Law Services

Personal Law

When it comes to looking after the legal needs for yourself and your family, you want to ensure that the advice you receive is the best available and is value for money...

See our Personal Law Services

Our focus has always been (and always will be) on the needs of our clients.

The range of legal services we provide is comprehensive, and our areas of specialist expertise compliment each other to provide a full range of services with two distinct focuses – Business & Industry Law and Personal Law, to meet all of your needs entirely.

McKays is a proactive legal practice focused on the real needs of our clients. Our people are at the cutting edge of their diverse fields and are passionate about what they practice. We provide clients with no-nonsense, practical advice for real results.

We have member offices in Mackay, Gold Coast and Surat Basin providing a range of legal services with expertise.

Wherever you work.
Whatever you do.
Whatever your need.
We're already there.

Opening Hours

Our offices hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.  If your matter requires urgent attention please contact our out of hours emergency contact number on 0407 860 938.  

Latest News

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    The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has today granted a 3% wages increase to award wage workers. The FWC lifted the national minimum wage by $21.60 a week, or 57 cents an hour, to $740.80, or $19.49 an hour. The change will take effect from the 1st July, 2019. The flow on effect to Aw..

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  • Managing “smoko” breaks and the risks arising from smoking in the workplace


    Managing “smoko” breaks and the risks arising from smoking in the workplace remains a troubling issue for many employers. Research in 2013 by the Ohio State University established an average cost to employers of absenteeism alone due to smoking breaks of more than $3,000 per annum, without ..

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  • Is your lender from another country?


    If you are borrowing funds from overseas lenders to purchase property, and they are not in the business of lending money, you will most likely need to seek approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB). FIRB is an Australian government advisory board that reviews the purchase ..

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  • Pitfalls with suppliers’ terms and conditions and how to avoid them


    Here is a common scenario we see all the time in the construction industry. You enter into a construction contract which has specifications that require you to install a particular product, for example, a bath, air-conditioning system, a fire collar or whatever. You go out and buy the sp..

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