This article about the national Strata Committee Training Course has been supplied by Carole Anderson, SCA National. Strata Community Association (SCA) is the peak industry servicing the Body Corporate and Community Title management in Australia and New Zealand. SCA proudly fulfils the duel roles of a professional institute and consumer … Keep Reading

This article about the urgent action needed to be taken by lot owners over non-compliant cladding risks has been supplied by Lannock Strata Finance. The convenor of last month’s Strata Fire Safety Forum says government failure to deal with problems associated with non-complying aluminium cladding has created a massive trust deficit with … Keep Reading

Victorian tenants will soon be allowed pets under new rental laws. New tenancy rules will let more dogs chill at more windows. Image © 2017 Jean Michel Labat/PA Wire Good news for any renters who currently have a pet cat that they hide every time they think the landlord is coming … Keep Reading

Property developer Gurner has acquired a 10,000 square metre site in Melbourne’s Fishermans Bend precinct with plans to develop a $1.5 billion mixed-use precinct. The site was secured off-market and will be developed in joint venture with the Nossbaum family. The site is located within the 485-hectare urban regeneration precinct at … Keep Reading

The Turnbull government has rejected an opposition proposal to ban the cladding responsible for London’s deadly Grenfell Tower fire, putting it at odds with the Property Council of Australia and the recommendations of a Labor-chaired Senate inquiry. Assistant Minister for Industry Craig Laundy said the proposal would ban a material that can legally be … Keep Reading

If you’re a baby boomer serving on your owners’ corporation (OC) committee, you may have already begun noticing a shift in the characteristics and tendencies of your fellow members and neighbours: Don’t call me, just email or text.  Can I pay my levies online?  Our community needs to “go green”!  … Keep Reading