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Mascot Towers Update – Special Levy

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Cracking in Sydney’s Mascot Towers building saw residents of 132 apartments evacuated in mid-June this year. It has now been 3 months since the evacuation and residents are still unsure when they will return to their homes. A motion to raise a $7 million special

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Gardens in Strata

Gardens in Strata

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Spring is here! And with spring comes the perfect time to get on top of your gardening. If you are part of the 2 million Australians who live in an apartment, the responsibly to maintain the gardens in your common property falls on the Body

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SSKB cracks a fraudster

SSKB Cracks a Fraudster

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One of the most important things an Owners Corporation does is handle your money. At SSKB we have processes and systems in place to ensure that your funds are handled with care. When invoices are received, the Owners Corporation pays them once they have been

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Pool Safety

Pool Safety

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In Australia we are lucky enough to have nice hot weather throughout most of the year. This makes swimming pools a valuable investment. With a growing population living in strata communities, the allure of a pool within the scheme can be highly appealing. However, with

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SSKB Strata managers has made a list and checked it twice- here's what you need to do before hanging out your Christmas decorations

It’s Christmas Time In The City*

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! But before you ‘jingle all the way’ with the Christmas spirit, there are a few things to bear in mind before you deck the halls. You’ll need to check with your Body Corporate or Owners Corporation before

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Using The SSKB Portal For Self Service – VIC/NSW

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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 owners corporation, as well as links to SSKB’s latest news articles. The portal is updated

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Using The SSKB Portal For Self Service – QLD

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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, as well as links to SSKB’s latest news articles. The portal is updated

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Strata News Weekly – 2 June 2017

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Parking Space Stoush Ends In Court Last month in the Supreme Court, an owners’ corporation (OC) in South Yarra unsuccessfully attempted to join two firms of solicitors that acted for lot owners in the purchase of their units, in an effort to see them held

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Lighting Up

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By Mark Mellick of Active Lawyers There is one question “lighting up” body corporate forums. Committees are increasingly asking – Can we ban smoking? The answer is both “yes” and “no”. Regularly we get asked to draft a bylaw prohibiting smoking in lots, on balconies

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Water, Water, Everywhere It Shouldn’t Be – Queensland

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Afternoon thunderstorms are part and parcel of living in most areas of Queensland.  And while the prospect of torrential downpour rolling in out of nowhere to mercifully take the sting out of the heat of the day is a very enticing one, it also brings

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Saving Electricity Made Easy

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Christmas is coming and every dollar saved now means a little more money in the bank for seasonal entertainment. And one of the places you can save money is on your electricity bill. If your strata community is taking advantage of your bulk buying power, you

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Water, Water, Everywhere It Shouldn’t Be – New South Wales

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Afternoon thunderstorms are part and parcel of living in most areas of New South Wales.  And while the prospect of torrential downpour rolling in out of nowhere to mercifully take the sting out of the heat of the day is a very enticing one, it

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Apartment Owners Have Power in Strata Community Decisions

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We often hear complaints from apartment owners about how they are unhappy with decisions made by certain people in their strata community, for example the chairperson of the committee or the community manager. Often these complaints indicate a misunderstanding of how decisions are made in

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Go Green

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Whether or not you decide to weigh into the global warming debate, many of us would agree that we have a responsibility to keep the environment in mind so that our country remains resourceful, our beaches clean and our air fresh. The idea of taking

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Statutory Compliance

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You can now order a free hardcopy of “Tim Sheehan and Paul Wood’s Guide to Statutory Compliance” from the SSKB website. Committee members volunteer their time to serve the community and, although committee members are often highly resourceful, it is not fair to expect them to be experts

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