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SSKB encourages lot owners to participate by joining their body corporate or owners corporation committee

Joining Your Community Committee

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As the owner of a unit or apartment, you are a member of an exclusive group – the Body Corporate (or Owners Corporation) of your community. It’s like being a shareholder in a company and, as a result, you have the right to be involved

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How To Prepare A Budget

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Preparation of a budget is one of the most important tasks a committee must undertake in their year to year operation. The following are general principles which strata communities may consider when preparing their budgets. The previous year end accounts are reviewed prior to commencing preparation of

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Strata FAQ: Annexing Common Property

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Welcome to a new feature in your SSKB Committee Newsletter. Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for Body Corporate and

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SSKB looks at ways to support body corporate/owners corporation committee members

How To Keep Your Committee Fresh

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It’s a problem which besets just about every type of committee – the need for fresh blood versus the same old faces who always volunteer to remain on a committee. So, what can you do if you feel your community would benefit from fresh faces?

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SSKB looks at why morning meetings are best

Good Morning, Sunshine!

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Meetings are an important and inevitable part of body corporate life. Each body corporate/owners corporation will have one AGM, possibly an EGM, and a number of committee meetings throughout the year. Strata managers and committee members alike want these meetings to be efficient and worthwhile. Though many

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SSKB looks at the role of a body corporate/owners corporation secretary.

The Role Of A Body Corporate/Owners Corporation Secretary

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In a body corporate, a new committee is elected at each annual general meeting by the lot owners. This committee is responsible for the administrative and day-to-day running of the body corporate, including making decisions on the behalf of lot owners, and enforcing lawful decisions

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Strata FAQ: What About Precedents? – Victoria

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Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for body corporate and owners corporation committees across Australia. If you have a question

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Strata FAQ: What About Precedents? – NSW

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Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for body corporate and owners corporation committees across Australia. If you have a question

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Strata FAQ: Setting Precedents – Qld

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Each edition we will be taking a frequently asked question received by our community managers and share them with you. This is part of our commitment to providing education and support for body corporate and owners corporation committees across Australia. If you have a question

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Gabba Central Is Now A Tale With A Happy Ending

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Gabba Central is the place that Mick built. Well to be more accurate, this is the place that Mick Sharp and the Gabba Central body corporate rebuilt with the help of strata managers SSKB. The story of Gabba Central in Brisbane’s inner city suburb of

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Facilities Manager plays an important role in many strata communities.

The Role of a Facilities Manager

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In the relationship between a body corporate committee and a facility manager, problems can sometimes arise where there is confusion on the roles of the facility manager. A ‘fit and firing’ relationship between these two entities is vital to ensuring a strata scheme can function

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Power To The People – Qld

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Important information for all Queensland body corporate committees from Silver Asset Services: The National Energy Customer Framework (NECF) was introduced to Queensland on 1 July 2015. NECF is a set of national laws, rules and regulations governing the sale and supply of energy (electricity and

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Chris Nezmah from StarBMS recommends RUMs do their homework first

Working with Committees – Prioritising Improvement Budgets

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In 2015 SSKB surveyed Resident Unit Manages to ask them what their top five challenges were. The answer came back – working with body corporate/owners corporation committees to approve budgets for building improvements. We asked Chris Nezmah, general manager of Star BMS for practical tips

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SSKB outlines how Australia Post changes can affect your community

Australia Post Changes Impact on Strata Communities

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The recent change to Australia Post services has highlighted an issue for strata communities to consider. Australia Post’s new service standard means two speeds of mail – standard and priority – and two pricing models. This means that mail that goes via standard post will

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New Years Resolution For Your Bylaws

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New Year Resolution for your by-laws New Year is that time where many of us resolve to improve our lives, be it through our health and fitness, work or personal goals. These are goals which can require some effort to overhaul, but ultimately can greatly

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