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Butt Out

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A large majority of respondents to the strata laws online report indicated that they “strongly opposed being subject to second-hand smoke in strata buildings and demanded smoking to be banned from communal areas and open air balconies.”

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Recovering Unpaid Fees from Overseas Lot Owners

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Issuing an application to recover unpaid fees has always had its problems, however the issue has been compounded by a recent decision in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

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Are You Covered?

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As part of our commitment to making a positive difference, SSKB through IAGB are pleased to offer our clients a discounted rate for their contents insurance.

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Electricity Rebate; Are You Eligible?

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The Queensland Government provides a rebate on the cost of electricity supplied to the home of eligible concession cardholders. Find out if you’re eligible.

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12 Point Health Check for your Strata Community

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How healthy is your strata community?
Just like having a healthy diet and exercise in your personal life is important, maintaining a healthy strata community is essential for the continued well being of your investment.
How well is your community managing ……….

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Going Online

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At SSKB, making a positive difference in the lives of the lot owners is what we are about. Get an insight into what our talented team is doing with the new technologies to make a positive difference for our clients.

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How SSKB Can Help With Difficult Tenants

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Difficult tenants can cause a lot of unwanted grief and also be a costly issue for owners and investors if you are not weary. Read this article to find out how SSKB can be of assistance.

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The Pitfalls of Payment Plans You Must Know

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Many lot owners find it increasingly difficult to pay their body corporate contributions by due date. In some circumstances the body corporate committee can approve reasonable payment plans to assist owners who find themselves in financial hardship. However, there are a number of pitfalls owners must be aware of before entering into a payment plan.

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The 4 Issues With the WH&S Act 2011 for Building Managers

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There is more responsibility than ever on on-site managers to fulfiltheir obligations in relation to the health and safety of workers, occupiers and visitors to the building under the new Work Health & Safety Act 2011. We have identified the 4 main issues for on-site managers , click ‘more’ to find out what they are, and learn how to minimise the risks.

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Dramatic Increases in Electricity Charges & How to Fight It

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Electricity charges are set to rise dramatically on the first of July this year, but Silver Asset Services are offering free advice to bodies corporate to help minimize the cost increase. Make sure you read this article to learn how you can keep the cost of electricity down, even though the prices are going up!

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Management Rights Discussion Paper

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Queensland’s management rights industry is the subject of adiscussion paper released by the former Bligh Government to review aspects of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997. However, you don’t have to accept that decisions which will make a major impact on your life is made by others. You can have a say yourself! Read this article to find out how.

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Making A Difference – It Gives SSKB Meaning

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SSKB Director, Tim Sheehan, has featured on the SSKB Community Link’s front page since 2007, but was missing from the last two editions. Click ‘read more’ to find out why, and how he found meaning through his work with strata communities and SSKB.

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3 Secrets on How to Cut a Good Deal

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Every strata community requires regular maintenance and regardless if the money is taken from the sinking fund or the admin fund, it is in the best interest of your community to secure a reasonable price. Check out these 3 secrets on how to cut a good deal for your community’s next maintenance job.

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The 4 Concepts of the WH&S Act You Must Know

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The new harmonised Workplace Health & Safety Act introduces a number of concepts that did not exist in previous legislations; don’t miss the 4 crucial concepts everyone (owners, building managers, committee members) must know.

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