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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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Networks: They are more than just an IT thing

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One of the benefits of living in the smart phone internet age is the availability of podcasts.  I walk to work and most mornings and afternoons  I spend that 15 minutes listening to somebody smarter than me (many people) tell me something I don’t know

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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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what we are here to do

What we are here to do

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The people who come into our lives are blessings.  They give us an opportunity to learn. One blessing which has come my way is having a daughter: Emma.  She is the apple of my eye (Where does that saying come from?)  She makes me laugh,

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Digitization and Glasses of Coke

SSKB Process Digitization and Glasses of Coke at Restaurants are the Same Thing – Sort Of…

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Who is looking forward to the full re-opening of restaurants? Me.  For those that cannot remember a time pre-lock down and may have forgotten: restaurants are these places that serve food, someone asks what you want, and you sit at a table and eat. You don’t have

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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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Who is Responsible for What in a Body Corporate?

Who is Responsible for What in a Body Corporate?

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For those who are new to apartment living, knowing who is responsible for what is often uncharted territory. There are common areas with facilities such as pools, gardens and more – but who is responsible for maintaining them? Below we have expanded on our top

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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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Deferring Maintenance

Deferring Expenditure During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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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 control expenses during this time.   It is not financially necessary to stop paying creditors who have rendered services. Remember these

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Neighbours coming together in a time of crisis

Neighbors Coming Together in a Time of Crisis

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time across the world. These trying times have triggered an outpouring of generosity and kindness among some Australians and Strata Communities.   Style Apartments have shown kindness and positivity from Owners and Committee members during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering to drop off care packages for a Committee member

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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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Community Spirit is Alive at Republic Tower

Community Spirit is Alive at Republic Tower

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One of the Melbourne Schemes managed by SSKB have showed they have got some hardcore community spirit during the COVID-19 pandemic!   Republic Tower is a striking 35 storey building located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. Residents have shown true community spirit by working together for the benefit of all residents.  Republic Tower

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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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