Question: We need extensive repairs to the car park. As we all own equal shares of this area ie one car space plus common property, why should we pay based on lot entitlement rules?
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Committees have a statutory obligation to enforce the body corporate’s by-laws. However, by-laws are often forgotten about until they are actually needed to be enforced.
Question: Is the Body Corporate required to provide sanitisation stations in strata buildings in Queensland?
The much-anticipated legislation relating to rent relief for vulnerable residential tenants in Queensland facing excessive hardship because of COVID-19 was tabled in state parliament on the 22 April 2020. Tenants have rights and obligations under strata law. This panel of experts talk about the issues you will be facing but also offer some practical solutions.
Chris Irons is starting with Hynes Legal on Monday. Hynes is going to be offering a lot more to the strata community than ever before. Start with – imagining having your strata issue mediated by the former Commissioner?
A recent decision of the Queensland Court of Appeal has cast a long shadow over the right of lot owners to install solar PV panels, despite restrictive covenants or by-laws. The court’s decision, while correct at law, opens the way for bodies corporate or developers to effectively ban the installation of solar PV cells.
There has been a bit of recent publicity about a decision by a Queensland Magistrate for a body corporate at Fairway Island where the body corporate’s prohibition via a by-law on lot owners letting their lot on a short term basis was held to be valid.
For the first time in Queensland, a by-law banning short-term letting or Airbnb within a Gold Coast strata community has been successful, and strata leaders are cautiously optimistic in the message this sends to the Queensland Government to grant more powers to bodies corporate.
Question: Is the body corporate obliged to allow the lot owner to view CCTV footage and, if yes, should a member of the body corporate committee supervise the viewing?
Question: Is it possible to apply for conciliation for a few different disputes in one conciliation application form (Form 22)?