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How to join a committee

How to Join a Committee – QLD

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The body corporate committee is the bridge between the building title and the body corporate managers being responsible for making decisions on behalf of the body corporate and putting lawful decisions of the body corporate into effect. The committee has a maximum of 7 and

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Community Management Statements

Community Management Statements – QLD

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For every Body Corporate, the Community Management Statement (CMS) is a crucial document that sets out the rules for living in that particular scheme. A specific Community Management Statement drafted for the particular Body Corporate assists to minimise disputes if they arise . In Queensland,

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Financial Obligations

Financial Obligations

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Under Australian Tax Law, your strata property must fulfill certain financial obligations. Tax returns Australian Tax Law requires that bodies corporate lodge a tax return for their assessable income in the financial year. The rate and threshold of taxation applied to bodies corporate is the

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general meetings

General Meetings – QLD

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There are three types of general meetings in Queensland: The First Annual General Meeting (1st AGM) Subsequent Annual General Meetings (AGM) Extraordinary General Meetings (EGM) What are the obligations for the 1st AGM? The Act outlines meeting obligations for bodies corporate. Particular requirements are made

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Cladding deadline Extended

Cladding Deadlines Extended

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An extension has been announced for the QBCC combustible cladding deadlines. Parts 2 and 3a have been changed. At SSKB we have been working hard and engaging industry professionals to meet the original deadlines. For some committees it is a breath of fresh air to

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Your Role as an Owner

Your Role as an Owner

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The four fundamental responsibilities of an owners may be categorized as follows. An owner must- Abide by the Body Corporate and Community management Act, the regulation module and the by-laws Ensure their details are on the Body Corporate roll Maintain their lot and any exclusive

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The Role of the Committee

The Role of the Committee

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The Committee is the executive arm of the Body Corporate/Owners Corporation. The Committee has the duty of putting into effect the lawful decisions of the strata title. It is a group charged with decision-making power to deal with matters of lesser importance that confront a

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Unwanted Fire Alarms

Unwanted Fire Alarms

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Have you received a false alarm account from your body corporate for an unwanted alarm lately? Why does the owner, occupier or guest receive the bill for the call out by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Service (QFES)? There are many buildings throughout Queensland who

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Unravelling The BMS Puzzle

Unravelling The BMS Puzzle

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If you’re involved in building management of volumetric lots, it’s essential you ask yourself the following questions: Do you know what facilities are shared with the volumetric lots? Are the volumetric lots that share your facilities paying the correct percentage of costs? Does your body

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Getting organised in your strata property

Getting Organised in Your Strata Property Marie Kondo Style

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It has been three months since the hit Netflix show got people to finally organize their lives, here is a bit of a reminder. Tidying up with Marie Kondo stars the Japanese decluttering expert. The more bags of clutter and rubbish that the home owners

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Strata Roles

Strata Roles

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The role of the Body Corporate Manager (BCM) relies heavily on building strong relationships with both the committee and the Resident Unit Manager (RUM) or building manager. All play different but important roles in ensuring the smooth and efficient running of your body corporate. A

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Cladding Update

Cladding Update

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The Queensland Government have developed ‘Safer Buildings’ to identify buildings in Queensland that potentially have combustible cladding. In Queensland, the owners of the buildings may be required to register their building and complete the combustible cladding checklist. Who Needs to Register? You are required to

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Your Guide to SSKB- Strata Resources

Your Guide to the SSKB Website and Strata Resources

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Client Portal. As a lot owner in an SSKB managed building, you have access to the SSKB portal. The portal is a one stop shop for documents and information relating to your body corporate/owners corporation and Strata resources. It consists of specialised features that enable

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Interior Design Inspiration

Interior Decoration Ideas – Pantone colour of the year

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They say change is as good as a holiday. So what better place to create a change than in the place you spend most of your time, your home. Perhaps a change of interior colour might be the ticket that you need. Pantone Colour of

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SSKB Strata Managers welcomes guest author Kimberley Lundberg from IAGB to talk landlord insurance.

Landlords Insurance in a Strata Complex

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Guest post by Kimberley Lundberg from Insurance Aid General Brokers If you own and rent a unit or lot in a strata managed complex, you might be tempted to think that the insurance your body corporate pays on your behalf (Strata Insurance) will protect you

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