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Question: Our building insurance is due mid 2019. Is the Owners Corporation able to renew this themselves or must it go through the Strata Management Company? We would prefer not to pay our Strata Manager insurance commissions.
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Question: Is there a recent Victorian ruling related to expense recovery / cost allocation to the effect that the cost recovery of improvements made by the committee must only be allocated only to Lot Owners who benefit from the common property in question?
Question: What is the best way to allow emergency services to access the building without compromising the security of the building? We are looking to install lockboxes.
Question: Can I put a box trailer in my second parking bay and used it for car park storage? Will it comply with body corporate and how do I go about getting approval?
The strata legislation contains a number of requirements which must be met for any AGMs. These include requirements for the AGM agenda to contain certain motions and for the AGM notice to be accompanied by various documents. What happens if these requirements are not met? Is the AGM invalid? A recent decision of the Supreme Court provides helpful guidance on this issue.
Did you know that when you volunteer your personal service with your Strata Company, you can be covered for the voluntary work undertaken should you be injured? However, the benefits available to volunteers via this cover is limited eg there may be age restrictions.
Find out whether you need to register your building for cladding. What are the guidelines? Make sure you understand what is required as the deadline for registration is the 19 Feb OR, for new buildings, within four months of first occupation.