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UQ COVID-19 Vaccine Development

UQ COVID-19 Vaccine Development

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Researchers have said that the pre-clinical testing of The University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine has produced safe results. It has also been proven that the vaccine can be mass produced. Results from animal testing show that the vaccine produces a good immune response and can be manufactured in large quantities once it has been finanlised.  In April, we released

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Queensland Schoolies 2020

Queensland Schoolies 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 – What You Need to Know

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Schoolies week has been cancelled in Queensland after being classified as a high-risk event during the COVID-19 pandemic.   Schoolies week was scheduled to start on the Gold Coast on November 21 however, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that all official events including concerts and beach parties will be cancelled.   “This is a mass event,

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What is The Best Method to Change Strata Managers

What is the Best Method to Change Strata Managers?

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Are you completely satisfied with your current Strata Manager?  Many Bodies Corporate/Owners Corporations are unhappy with the service they are receiving from their current manager however are unsure how to change to a new management company.  Changing strata managers is simpler than most people think and can be done

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What is a Special Levy

What is a special levy?

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If you are part of a Body Corporate or Owners Corporation, you will hear the words levy and special levy being raised. But what is the difference between a levy and a special levy?    Levy  A levy is also known as a Body Corporate or Owners Corporation fee and is a regular financial

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Spotlight on the Solito Community

Spotlight on the Solito Community

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At SSKB we promote positive communities and understand the importance of Committees, Owners, Building Managers and Body Corporate/Owners Corporation Managers working cooperatively for the benefit of all owners. One of our Brisbane schemes is an excellent example of a positive and proactive strata community working

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Human Trials Have Begun for COVID Vaccine How Can you Help

Human Trials Have Begun for COVID Vaccine – How can you help?

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The next critical phase for The University of Queensland’s COVID-19 vaccine has now commenced. On Monday July 14, the University of Queensland human trials of its COVID vaccine.   The researchers at the University required up to 120 volunteers for the first stage of the human trial. More than 4000 individuals expressed their interest in volunteering.  It is

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The Advantages of Apartment Living_

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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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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2019 Strata Year in Review

2019 Strata Year in Review

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The Strata industry is constantly evolving to streamline processes and improve legislation. 2019 has seen many changes to the industry with more changes set to occur in 2020. Each state in Australia is governed by different legislation. While the year was heavily flooded with legislation

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Gold Coast Residents, Now is The Chance to Have Your Say

Gold Coast Residents, Now is The Chance to Have Your Say!

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The Gold Coast City Council has revealed that Surfers Paradise is receiving a radical refresh. The makeover has been long awaited as the Commonwealth Games soaked up most of the funds on the Gold Coast. Cavill Mall is on the list to be revamped as

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Gold Coast Residents, Now is The Chance to Have Your Say

What You Need To Know About Schoolies 2019

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The end of the academic year marks the beginning of Schoolies, where Year 12 school leavers let down their hair and descend on some of the country’s most popular holiday spots. This means Strata properties will be full to the brim with graduates. Each state

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Gold Coast Residents, Now is The Chance to Have Your Say

Draft Regulations- Last Chance To Have Your Say

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 In August, The Body Corporate and Community Management (Standard Module) Regulation 2008 was released for Queensland and we got a first look at some of the proposed changes. New draft regulations have been released for consultation. The new regulation modules will include reforms that will

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More than just a Community Manager

Being a Client of SSKB Means You Get More Than Just a Community Manager

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Clients of SSKB get access to the SSKB Invoice Hub. The Invoice Hub is an online approval system that allows Committees access to pending invoices 24 hours a day. It puts in place a system where multiple Committee members need to approve a payment before it

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Strata Q&A

Strata Q&A

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The terminology and legislation that comes with Strata living is something that not everyone understands or even comes across until we purchase into a Strata property. The SSKB team has created a FAQ to answer some of our most frequently asked questions by unit owners.

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Balcony Safety Fears

Balcony Safety Fears

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On Christmas Eve 2018, residents of Sydney’s Opal Tower were forced to evacuate from their homes due to cracking appearing in the structure of the building. Since then, the media has been highlighting defects within the Strata industry, with Opal Tower being the next big

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