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Strata Financial Audits – Good Governance & Best Practice

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Is your strata community following the law and administrative best practice? An annual financial statement audit is a legal requirement for Body Corporate and Owners Corporation communities, but even more importantly, an independent third-party audit provides peace of mind for all lot owners and committee

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SSKB Strata Managers look at Australia Post's delivery issues

Australia Post Delivery Issues

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SSKB shares the frustration of our committee members and lot owners over missing and delayed mail delivery. Since Australia Post changed its terms of service at the end of 2015, we have received feedback from our clients that important information relating to their property has

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SSKB always recommends the use of a body corporate seal

Body Corporate Seal – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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SSKB: Planning Your Body Corporate's AGM (anniversary)

End of Year and AGMs – Qld

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The Queensland Government has announced a review into the state’s property laws including the Body Corporate Community and Management Act 1997 and other community titles legislation including body corporate governance issues. The review period ends on the 22nd of February. This follows on the heels

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Small oversights can have huge consequences

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I recently heard two troubling stories. Let me share them with you. In one story, an inexperienced building manager was struggling with the issue of insufficient storage space. Having nowhere else to put them, he placed rubbish bins and various other items in front of

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Body Corporate By-Laws: An Introduction

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When living in close quarters with other people, a number of commonly accepted rules can help maintain order and harmony. In strata schemes, these rules are known as by-laws. What are body corporate by-laws? Body corporate by-laws are a set of rules which apply to a

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Submitting motions in strata

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Back to Basics: ‘Submitting motions in strata.’ At SSKB, we believe education is key when it comes to strata title living. We believe in assisting lot owners to ensure their strata experience is as positive and rewarding as possible. Part of this process is providing

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Join us at the Living in Strata Trade Show this week!

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There are only a couple of days to go until the doors are opened to this year’s Living in Strata Body Corporate Trade Show. Of late, the body corporate sector has seen a substantial shake-up with numerous amendments to the Body Corporate and Community Management

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Dispute Resolution

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The body corporate committee is elected yearly at the annual general meeting. The committee is tasked with the administration and day to day requirements of the body corporate. At SSKB, we are often asked how body corporate committee members can settle disputes that arise in

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Proxy Voting

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  If you are an owner within a strata-titled community, there’s a good chance you may be required to participate as a body-corporate committee member at some stage. This can be a rewarding, yet complex experience and it’s important to be fully aware of your

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Body Corporate Insurance

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The SSKB team of professionals deal with many enquiries on a range of issues to do with body corporate insurance. The following information will outline some of the general provisions in relation to the Body Corporate and Community Management Act (BCCM). The body corporate must

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Recommendations on proposed changes to body corporate law

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Queensland Parliament’s Legal Affairs and Community Safety Committee have released several recommendations after a review was conducted on the Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012.

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Common Misconceptions of Strata Living – Part 5

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Welcome to part five of a ten part series discussing the most commonly misunderstood issues related to strata living. 5. The Committee

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QLD Lot Entitlements Amendment Bill 2012

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie announced on Friday the introduction of the Body Corporate and Community Management and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012. This amendment removes the controversial reversion process introduced by the former Labor Government.

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Pets in Strata

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Due to the very nature of strata living, it will very rarely be the case that ‘one shoe fits all’. Where pets are concerned, this couldn’t be more true.

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