Now that the initial shock has worn off the question of whether owners corporations and community associations should close their recreation facilities or whether it is business as usual. This […]
In a decision handed down yesterday, the Appeal Panel of the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal has held that the Tribunal does not have the power under section 106(5) of […]
Gisks is the first reported case dealing with smoke drift in a strata scheme following the 2015 reforms. This blog discusses that case.
In the modern workplace it has become increasingly common practice that a majority of your interactions with clients or staff will not be face-to-face, therefore virtual meetings and teleconferences are […]
Across Australia the growth of strata title buildings is continuing. Over the Christmas break NSW residents would have looked on in horror at the structural defect concerns raised at the […]
One of the most common questions we receive is when is a lot owner an unfinancial owner for a meeting? The reason for the question is clause 23(8) in Schedule […]
An increasingly common question from lot owners and developers following the introduction of Part 10 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015 (NSW), the part dealing with strata renewal, what […]
How long must you keep owners corporation records? And what records must be kept?
A strata manager client recently called to ask about what to do when a strata committee member who was also an officer of the Owners Corporation resigned. The first step […]
The new Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) and the Strata Schemes Management Regulations 2016 (NSW) have changed the rules regarding the approval required for different types of work conducted by lot owners. This blog aims to shed some light on the changes.