LPG Safety in Strata Communities

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Reports in the news earlier this month of a St Kilda man injured in his apartment by an exploding LPG bottle has reinforced reminders for increased safety awareness for everyone living in strata communities. This is in addition to increased awareness by strata communities all

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Register For Safety

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A little record-keeping is all it takes for strata communities to improve health and safety. The following three registers can provide your community with peace of mind. Register of Contractors Indemnity Register Safe Working Method Statement A Register of Contractors lists approved licensed and reputable

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Approving Invoices Is Easy Through The Hub

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Keeping track of invoices for your body corporate or owners corporation is quick and convenient with the Invoice Hub. The Invoice Hub is easy to use, save you time and give you more control over the approval of invoices. Some of the other benefits include:

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Strata Financial Audits – Good Governance & Best Practice

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Is your strata community following the law and administrative best practice? An annual financial statement audit is a legal requirement for Body Corporate and Owners Corporation communities, but even more importantly, an independent third-party audit provides peace of mind for all lot owners and committee

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Have You Had A Building Valuation Lately?

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Regular building valuations for strata managed (multi-tenanted) properties are not only required by law, but they also make good sense. Property valuations can affect the price of commercial and residential strata insurance premiums, the currency of your insurance and the payout of total loss claims.

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SSKB strata managers, looks at what a strata community needs to do when an OC or Body Corporate committee member resigns

What Happens When A Committee Member Resigns? Vic

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Victoria’s Owners Corporation law is different to Queensland and New South Wales – not every owners corporation needs to have a committee. Owners corporations with fewer than 13 lots may elect a committee if they choose. If your owners corporation does not have a committee,

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SSKB strata managers, looks at what a strata community needs to do when an OC or Body Corporate committee member resigns

What Happens When A Committee Member Resigns? – NSW

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A committee member may resign for many reasons – the sale of the property, other commitments, even just a need for a change. If the committee member decides not to wait until the annual general meeting to stand down, there are procedures that have to

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SSKB Community Managers looks at voting proxies in strata communities

Proxies And How They Work – Vic

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You can still have a say, even if you can’t attend your owners corporation meetings. All lot owners can choose a proxy to represent them. To alert the owners corporation that someone will be attending in your place, you will need to appoint a proxy

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SSKB Community Managers looks at voting proxies in strata communities

Proxies And How They Work – NSW

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You can still have a say, even if you can’t attend your owners corporation meetings. All lot owners can choose a proxy to represent them. To alert the owners corporation that someone will be attending in your place, you will need to appoint a proxy

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SSKB Strata Managers takes a look at the types of resolutions found in strata meetings

Tenants Attending Lot Owner Meetings

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SSKB has recently had some enquiries relating to whether tenants are permitted to attend general and Annual General Meetings of body corporate/owners corporation committees.  In this article, we take a look at the laws for Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Queensland Strata communities in

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Safe And Sound: Security In Strata Schemes – Victoria

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Ensuring security in community schemes is a balancing act. On one hand, it must balance the privacy of owners and occupiers, and ensure their rights are not impinged upon.  On the other, it must balance the safety and security of these owners and occupiers, and

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Safe And Sound: Security in Strata Schemes – NSW

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Ensuring security in community schemes is a balancing act. On one hand, it must balance the privacy of owners and occupiers, and ensure their rights are not impinged upon.  On the other, it must balance the safety and security of these owners and occupiers, and

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Strata News Weekly – 27 July 2017

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Owners in strata communities are watching with interest, the increase in popularity of short-term letting web sites such as AirBNB and how governments in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland are addressing the fast moving ‘sharing economy’. SSKB Strata managers has a wrap up on

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SSKB Strata Managers takes a look at the types of resolutions found in strata meetings

Talking About A Resolution – Victoria

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  We’re talking about a resolution and there are three different types that you will encounter as part of an Owners Corporation committee. The resolutions are designed to ensure the maximum number of owners are aware of issues regarding their community and have their say.

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SSKB Strata Managers takes a look at the types of resolutions found in strata meetings

Talking About A Resolution – NSW

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We’re talking about a resolution – and there are three different types you will encounter when on the committee of an Owners Corporation in New South Wales. These three are used under specific conditions. A general resolution requires a majority passing vote – that is

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