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Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

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Mental Health  During this time, it is important that you are doing things that can assist you, your friends and family to cope and maintain good mental health.   Tips you can implement:   Maintain a healthy lifestyle  Set up a daily routine. Plan activities that you enjoy such as movies or reading.  

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For building managers and contractors

For Building Managers and Contractors

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Commercial and residential tenancies  As part of its work on helping businesses hibernate, National Cabinet agreed that short-term intervention is needed for commercial tenancies. Work on this has begun, but there is more to do, including for residential tenancies.   National Cabinet agreed to a moratorium

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COVID-19 Financial information

Financial Information

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Financial Hardship  To date, we have found that working on a case-by-case basis is essential in response to the current crisis, as all buildings operate slightly different. The same goes for finances, so we highly encourage our Committees to have a conversation, discuss their needs

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Who is responsible for the maintenance of your common property?

Who is Responsible for the Maintenance of Your Common Property?

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Common property – it sounds pretty straight forward doesn’t it?   However, it’s not quite as simple as it seems when it comes to deciding who is responsible for the maintenance. Luckily, there are industry professionals out there to guide you along the way.  Maintaining Common Property One of

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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.   New Announcements/Updates – Queensland   We have had a number of questions and confusion

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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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Damage to Common Property: Body Corporate Attempts to Hold Owner Responsible

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We recently read about a case that determined whether a lot owner is liable for damage to common property allegedly caused by their tenant. What Happened? On 10 March 2011, 2 Committee Members from a Queensland scheme claim they witnessed a tenant from a Lot

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Rental Reforms

Rental Reforms – What Do They Mean for You?

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The Queensland Government are reviewing Queensland’s tenancy laws.  In 2018, the statewide Open Doors to Renting Reform community consultation invited Queenslanders to give their opinions on how to improve renting in Queensland from their past and current experiences.   The public were able to share their opinions about the reforms

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Meet our brisbane team leader kate

Meet Our Brisbane Team Leader Kate

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We sat down with Kate O’Rourke from our Brisbane office to talk about her journey with SSKB. How long have you been in the Strata Industry?  I have been in the Strata industry for 14 years. This month I am celebrating my 9-year work anniversary

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4 ways SSKB can benefit your building

4 Ways SSKB Can Benefit Your Building

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SSKB is turning 25! That’s 25 years of making positive a difference in the lives of our lot owners.   Throughout our many years in the industry we have evolved and developed our company to ensure everything we do is of benefit to our clients.   Below are 4 ways that

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4 tips to cool off your pool bill this summer

4 Tips to Cool Off Your Pool Bills This Summer

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It’s that time of year again, summertime! Residents who are lucky enough to live in an apartment or townhouse with swimming pool facilities are starting to take full advantage. Spending weekends soaking up the sun and cooling off in the pool is what summer is

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