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Roles and Responsibilities of the Body Corporate in Queensland 

Roles and responsibilities of the Body Corporate in Queensland. 

Queensland is home to approximately 49,000 strata schemes. Increasingly leading individuals to engage with community living and understand the roles and responsibilities of the Body Corporate in Queensland.  The Body Corporate plays a crucial role, as outlined by legislation, with the Committee acting as the driving force, making decisions that benefit all owners. In this […]

Understanding the New QLD Legislation on Pet Restrictions for Bodies Corporate

Understanding the New QLD Legislation on Pet Restrictions for Bodies Corporate

In a significant shift towards enhancing the rights of pet owners within Strata communities, the Queensland Government has recently enacted legislative amendments. SSKB, a leader in Strata Management, is dedicated to guiding Body Corporate members and Committees through the nuances of these changes. This blog aims to shed light on the essential aspects of the […]

Understanding the New QLD Legislation on Towing Vehicles: A Guide for Body Corporate Members

Understanding the New QLD Legislation on Towing Vehicles: A Guide for Body Corporate Members

The Queensland Government has recently introduced new legislation aimed at addressing parking violations within Strata properties more effectively. This new law provides Bodies Corporate with the authority to tow vehicles that are causing access problems or posing safety hazards on the property. This move is designed to ensure that residents can enjoy smooth access to […]

New QLD Legislation Reshapes Scheme Termination

New QLD Legislation Reshapes Scheme Termination

In a significant development for Queensland bodies corporate, new legislation governing scheme termination has been enacted. This marks a pivotal shift in the regulatory landscape. These reforms aim to streamline the process of scheme termination and redevelopment for aging unit complexes. Directly affecting the operations and decision-making of bodies corporate across the state. Under the […]

5 Ways to Maximise Space in Strata Living – QLD

5 Ways to Maximise Strata Living - QLD

Living in a strata property in sunny Queensland, whether it’s a beachside or city apartment, offers a lifestyle filled with convenience and vibrant surroundings. However, many strata residents may find that space in their home is somewhat limited. Therefore, it is essential to make the most of the available space to ensure that your home […]

Body Corporates Responsibility to Maintain Common Property Security – QLD 

Body Corporates Responsibility to Maintain Common Property Security - QLD

In 2023, Queensland crime rates alarmingly reached a 20-year peak, surpassing all previous rates since 2003. One of the most significant offences affecting these statistics is robbery, which has more than doubled since 2014. For many the increased crime rates are unsettling. This leads us to consider how we can increase security in both our […]

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting in Strata – QLD

The Ultimate Guide to Hosting in Strata – QLD

Living in a Queensland strata property can offer a unique and vibrant community experience, especially during festive seasons. Hosting gatherings, parties, and celebrations in strata residences can be a delightful experience for both residents and guests. However, it’s important to be considerate of your neighbours. As well as follow Queensland’s strata bylaws and the directives […]

4 Tips to Prepare Your Strata Building for El Niño – QLD

4 Tips to Prepare Your Strata Building for El Niño – QLD

El Niño is a prolonged weather event that brings drier and hotter conditions. The Bureau of Meteorology declared that an El Niño event is underway for Australia. Consequently, there is an increased risk of high temperatures and the likelihood of fires throughout Australia. In the wake of this declaration, it is important to be prepared for […]

Who Pays for Repairs and Maintenance of Body Corporation Property: QLD

Who pays for repairs and maintenance of body corporation property

Bid farewell to confusion—presenting your quick reference guide. The following outlines who pays for repairs and maintenance of body corporation property. Detailing the people accountable for covering repair and maintenance expenses within a Body Corporate property.  When it comes to communal living, the body corporate often shoulders the responsibility for maintaining common property. While the […]

Essential Guide to Strata Finance – QLD

Essential Guide to Strata Finance - QLD

Firstly, it is important to know what strata loans are:  What are Strata Loans?  In certain situations, a Body Corporate may encounter unexpected costs for emergency repairs or major remedial works.  Ideally, there should be sufficient funds in the Sinking Fund. Also known as a Capital Expenditure or Maintenance Fund, to cover such costs.   However, […]