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Seven (Potentially) Deadly Sins

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It’s the small details that count – and when it comes to safety, those small details matter in big ways. The Star BMS team has noticed that many strata communities experience fall foul of seven simple but very important faults. But the good news is,

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Is your swimming pool compliant? Contact StarBMS for an inspection and report

Pool Safety Signs Mandatory – Queensland

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A reminder to all pool owners that to keep their property compliant, the Queensland Government requires, from 1 January 2017, that any new CPR signs or existing CPR signs being replaced must: show how to perform CPR in line with the technique published in ‘ANZCOR Guideline 8 –

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Finding high quality contractors can be a challenging task

Don’t Get Sued!

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Committee Members, especially those acting voluntarily, are at risk of being held financially and possibly criminally responsible for deaths or injuries that occur within their strata communities. In 2016, 157 Australians have died in work place incidents and strata communities are not immune from liability.

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By-Laws: Playing Devil’s Advocate – NSW

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Strata communities should play devil’s advocate with their by-laws to ensure they comply with the law and are enforced in such a way to reduce the risk of them being overturned in adjudication. The governing principle for all Body Corporate and Owners Corporation by-laws can

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Incorrect Invoices Delay Payment

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Strata communities can reduce the risk of payments being delayed or becoming victims of invoice fraud by insisting service providers adhere to best business practice. SSKB’s Client Financials team processes hundreds of invoices for clients each week and occasionally our accountants will have to return

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Opposing Resolutions Without Dissent – The Final Say

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This article is reproduced with kind permission of Hynes Legal. It’s over. The longest running (and most expensive) dispute over a deck in Australia has been decided by the High Court.  There are no appeals from there so we now have the definitive statement on

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SSKB looks at AGM resolutions and whether they can be rescinded by the committee

Rescinding AGM resolutions at an OGM – Victoria

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A recent FAQ from a committee member to SSKB raised an interesting question – can a resolution  from an AGM or part thereof, be rescinded by the Owners Corporation committee at a subsequent ordinary meeting? This is an important question – if a mistake is made in

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SSKB looks at AGM resolutions and whether they can be rescinded by the committee

Rescinding AGM Resolutions at an OGM – Qld

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A recent FAQ from a committee member to SSKB raised an interesting question – can a resolution  from an AGM or part thereof, be rescinded by the Body Corporate committee at a subsequent ordinary meeting? This is an important question – if a mistake is

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SSKB looks at AGM resolutions and whether they can be rescinded by the committee

Rescinding AGM Resolutions at an EGM – NSW

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A recent FAQ from a committee member to SSKB raised an interesting question – can a resolution from an AGM or part thereof,  be rescinded by the Owners Corporation executive committee at a subsequent general meeting? This is an important question – if a mistake

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The Victorian Government commissioned a survey of renters, landlords and property managers, SSKB Strata Managers shares the results

Rent: The Survey – Victoria

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You’ve heard of the musical, now read the survey. Renting and the experiences of tenants, landlords and property managers in Victoria was the subject of a comprehensive survey earlier this year and the results were released at the end of August. The purpose of the survey

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SSKB - Strata Managers reminds you to check your smoke alarms April 1

Sweeping Changes To Queensland’s Smoke Alarm Laws

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Queensland strata communities are being urged to upgrade smoke detectors to comply with new state laws passed at the end of August. From 1 January, 2017 all new buildings will be required to have interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms of the home and

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SSKB strata managers examines changes to proxy voting in NSW Owners Corporations

Proxy Voting – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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SSKB strata managers looks at changes to NSW legislation regarding renovations in strata communities.

New Laws Make Owners Renovations Easier – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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SSKB Strata managers reviews NSW strata law legislation changes to come in force in 30 November 2016

New Law Affects Levies and Capital Expenditure Funds – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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SSKB Strata managers advises NSW Owners Corporations to be familiar with legislative changes which now include tenant participation

New Strata Laws Include Tenants – NSW

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New strata laws apply in New South Wales from 30 November. SSKB has reviewed these new laws and in response to enquiries from our clients, we address five of the major changes that will affect your community. If you have any further questions regarding these

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