The Role Of A BC/OC Treasurer

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In a Body Corporate and Owners Corporation, a new committee is elected at each annual general meeting by the lot owners.  This committee is responsible for the administrative and day-to-day running of the community, including making decisions on the behalf of lot owners, and enforcing

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Position Vacant: Developer Consultancy Team Support Officer

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Dateline: 8 November 2016 SSKB is a market leader in Strata and Property Management! We are one of the fastest growing and leading Body Corporate Management and Developer consulting service organisations in Australia. Our industry leading Developer Consulting Team is second to none, and provides

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Make A Clean Sweep This Spring

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Spring cleaning may not sound like the world’s most enjoyable task but it doesn’t have to be daunting – or laden with chemicals. Since space is always limited in units, a spring clean is the perfect excuse to review everything worn, damaged, or simply unwanted.

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How Your Levies Are Calculated – NSW

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How are your levies calculated? Have you ever reviewed your budgets or general meeting material and wondered how your levies are calculated? Or similarly, have you just paid your levy without really knowing what you’ve been paying for? Here is a quick guide to assist

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How Your Levies Are Calculated – Qld

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How are your levies calculated? Have you ever reviewed your budgets or general meeting material and wondered how your levies are calculated? Or similarly, have you just paid your levy without really knowing what you’ve been paying for? Here is a quick guide to assist

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How Your Levies Are Calculated – Victoria

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How are your levies calculated? Have you ever reviewed your budgets or general meeting material and wondered how your levies are calculated? Or similarly, have you just paid your levy without really knowing what you’ve been paying for? Here is a quick guide to assist

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Right of Entry

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Body corporate rights when entering lots When considering your rights as a lot owner and your relationship with the Body Corporate or Owners Corporation, one of the more important rights is the capacity of the BC/OC to enter your lot. There may be a number

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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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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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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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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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NSW Strata Alert: New Mandatory Audit Provisions – Section 95

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This article is reproduced with the kind permission of Kelly + Partners Chartered Accountants. The Introduction of The Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (The New Act) has generated significant interest within the NSW Strata Sector and other States currently undergoing strata reform. Most of the media coverage has centred

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The Gallery Vie Variation

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By Mark Mellick Active Law Where your bodies corporate have caretaking and letting agreements in place and where those agreements are part of a financier’s security, then I expect you may have been approached by the manager for the owners to vote on what has

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Bruce Does Double Duty

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Bruce Scott is a committee member who does double duty. Not only is he Body Corporate chairman of the iconic Broadbeach building, The Wave but he’s also a committee member on another building too. Bruce doesn’t even live at The Wave but he is one

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