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SSKB Welcomes the news from the Victorian State Government

SSKB Welcomes the News from the Victorian State Government Overnight

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The Victorian State Government last night announced that in Victoria the rectification for buildings that are classified as having combustible cladding will be funded, at least in part, by the state government. The state government will then seek damages from responsible parties. Initially, it was

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Queensland Government to Ban Combustible Cladding

Queensland Government to Ban Combustible Cladding

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At yesterday’s Ministerial Construction Council it was announced that combustible cladding is proposed to be banned on all new Queensland buildings. The new regulation was proposed by Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni.  The new regulation is part of a two-pronged approach

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Mascot Towers Update

Mascot Towers – Update

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Last Sunday it was announced by the state government that they would fund a multi-million dollar emergency assistance package until the liability of Mascot Towers can be determined. The package also offers interest free loans to residents of up to $400 per night to assist

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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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