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Strata Building Defects Feature Articles
Paul Evans, President – Australian Institute of Waterproofing (AIW)
Why is my balcony leaking? This article looks at reasons your balcony may be leaking and some successful remedial waterproofing systems to solve your leaking balcony problems.
Allison Benson, Kerin Benson Lawyers
The cause of the building defects crisis is multifaceted. Why building defects are important is much simpler. It comes down to demographics.
Most Recent Strata Building Defects Articles
- QLD: Bodies Corporate Beware – QBBC Delays Impacting Building Defect Claims - With the ever expanding backlog of complaints being issued to the QBCC, the statutory time limits for building defect complaints are becoming narrower by the day. As a result, bodies corporate should be assessing schemes for building defects much earlier than previously advised.
- NAT: Scope of Work Assisting Committees to Manage Rising Costs - This article and video is about the importance of a scope of work and how this can assist committees to manage rising costs when carrying out remedial repairs on a strata building. Sedgwick has an article in the March 2022 edition of Australian Strata Magazines titled How owners can regain control of remedial repairs. Carrying out remedial repairs cost effectively goes beyond selecting the cheapest option from a handful of quotes. Strata repairs can be complex, with many factors to consider to ensure the challenges and underlying causes are addressed. That's why taking the time to investigate the root cause…
Cracking Up: Investigating Australia’s apartment building crisis | Four Corners – Aug, 2019
NSW to crack down on dodgy high-rise developers: 2GB873AM – The Ray Hadley Morning Show interviews David Chandler, NSW Building Commissioner – Jan, 2020
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