Abbie Wilson, Author at SSKB - Strata Managers | Community Experts
Conflict Between Owners and The Committee Queensland

Conflict Between Owners and The Committee – Queensland

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Where the health and happiness of a strata community depends heavily on the success of the relationships within it, it is important that disputes are resolved the way which is most likely to preserve those relationships into the future. This is why self-resolution features so prominently in

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NSW Industry Reforms

New South Wales Building Industry Reforms – What you need to know

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In June 2020, the New South Wales Government passed legislation to further regulate the design and construction of residential buildings. Since the Opal Tower and Mascot Tower defects in New South Wales, buyers have lost confidence in larger sized strata properties.  The new legislation was passed in the form of:   the Design and

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Can Your Body Corporate Owners Corporation Realistically Reduce Expenses?

Can your Body Corporate/Owners Corporation Realistically Reduce Expenses?

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Many strata owners have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Bodies Corporate/Owners Corporations should consider the impact of COVID-19 on the Body Corporate/Owners Corporation and what steps may be appropriate to reduce expenses during this time.    One way of classifying expenditure is:  Essential  Non-essential  Essential  Bodies Corporate/Owners Corporations

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Drones and strata

Drones and Strata

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From delivering pizza to taking photos, drones have been a hot topic in the media over the past few years, but what you might not have considered is how drones will affect strata communities. Drones are becoming increasingly popular as they become more affordable and

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The advantages of apartment living

The Advantages of Apartment Living – Why You Should Buy Off-the-plan

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Apartment living is becoming increasing popular throughout Australia due to the many advantages. From affordability, sustainability, amenities, community living, maintenance, lifestyle, location, safety and more, it is easy to see why apartment living is becoming the preferred choice for many residents. The Advantages of Apartment

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4 Best Ways to Control Body Corporate Expense During COVID-19

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Many strata owners have been affected by the Covid-19 crisis. Bodies Corporate should consider the impact of COVID-19 on the Body Corporate and what steps may be appropriate to control Body Corporate expense during this time.   At SSKB we have shared below top 4 best ways to control Body Corporate

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COVID-19 research

COVID-19 – Research

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The University of Queensland is the only Australian organisation tasked by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus.  Researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) are currently working on a vaccine for COVID-19 – a project which has the potential to change

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Meet SSKB's new addition to the team

Meet SSKB’s New Addition to the Team – Ross Hardcastle

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At the beginning of the year Ross Hardcastle joined the SSKB team as ‘Head of Strategy and Innovation’. We sat down with Ross to learn more about him and his role at SSKB. What was your role before starting with SSKB? My background for the

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Do You Want to Save Money on Your Water Bills

Do You Want to Save Money on Your Water Bills?

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Most people have become cautious with their electricity usage. Getting into the habit of turning off light switches as you leave the room may be second nature however, what steps do you take to save money on your water bills? At SSKB we have done

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25 years of making a positive difference

25 years of Making a Positive Difference

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SSKB is turning 25! That’s 25 years of making a positive difference in the lives of our lot owners.   Since starting in 1995, we have seen many changes to the Strata Industry and our company has been molded to keep up with these changes.   The name SSKB

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For committees and owners

For Committees and Owners

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SSKB Resources  Financial Information  Building Managers and Contractors  Health and Wellbeing  As the effects of COVID-19 keep progressing, SSKB is committed to going above and beyond to assist your community in navigating these difficult times.   Wednesday 1 July Update Queensland Yesterday, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that

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Community Schemes Law Reform NSW - Have Your Say

Community Schemes Law Reform NSW – Have Your Say

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The New South Wales (NSW) government is seeking feedback from the public on the drafting of the Community Land Management Bill 2019 and the Community Land Development Bill 2019.   What Are the Changes?   The existing community scheme laws for NSW are 30+ years old.  The Bills entirely rewrite

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Whats happening in the QLD Strata Industry in 2020?

What’s Happening in the Queensland Strata Industry in 2020?

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The Strata industry is constantly evolving to streamline processes and improve legislation. Draft Regulations Last year, many draft regulations were released for consultation in the Strata Industry with many of these changes set to come into effect in 2020. In the second half of 2019,

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Queensland smoke alarm legislation changes

Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation Changes

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New legislation is being introduced in Queensland, that will make Queensland households possibly the safest in Australia when it comes to fire safety. What are the Changes?  The new legislation requires all Queensland dwellings to install photoelectric smoke alarms in all bedrooms and in hallways

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Meet Siobhan from our Sunshine Coast Office

Meet Siobhan From Our Sunshine Coast Office

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How long have you been in the Strata Industry?  I started working with SSKB five and a half years ago at the Sunshine Coast office. I have been working with SSKB the whole time I have been in the Strata industry.   Can you tell me

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