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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What Happens When A Committee Member Resigns – Qld

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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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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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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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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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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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Proxies And How They Work – Qld

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You can still have a say, even if you are unable attend your body corporate meetings. All lot owners can choose a proxy to represent them. To alert the body corporate that someone will be attending in your place, you need to appoint a proxy

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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 – Queensland

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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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Talking about A Resolution – Queensland

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  We’re talking about a resolution – and the different types you will encounter as a body corporate committee. In Queensland, many body corporate decisions have to be made at a general meeting and, depending on the subject to be discussed, several different resolutions for

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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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