Question: When renewing the management agency agreement, should the managing agent include all items on the agenda to be discussed at the AGM? Can they insert their fixed term prior to the AGM?
Question: Is permission required to install a home safe in an apartment? If so, does the matter need to be minuted as I’d like to keep the specifics, like location, private?
Question: I’m secretary of our strata committee and the chairperson refuses to communicate about upcoming structural changes. How can we improve communications?
Question: What are my rights as a committee member who is abused in emails constantly with offending words and disrespectful terms about quotes and repairs for the block from another committee member?
Question: The fly screen to my balcony is very old. Who should be paying to replace the screen door? Is it my cost or should the owners corporation carry out this repair?
Question: I have been charged for a small amount of exterior painting. The work wasn’t even carried out very well. Are these strata charges determined by my unit entitlements?
Question: One particular lot owner has ‘moved into’ a section of the common areas and uses this space as their own. Do we have a right to ask the owner to either remove their items or make them available to all residents?
Question: I have 3 dogs in a 2 bedroom apartment. I only have approval for one pet. I’ve received a letter about one of the dogs barking and told to remove one of the dogs. What can I do?
Question: For the last three years, I have been asking our strata committee to carry out a lift refurbishment or replace our old, noisy, unsafe lift.
Question: One neighbour has just planted bamboo on the boundary between our townhouses. When it invades my property, what are my options please? This neighbour is quite aggressive.