Strata Reports Victoria Question: We’ve just moved into our new apartment with our cat and find we have to apply for a pet. What are the risks if we don’t tell them we have a cat? Can they refuse permission for a pet?
SMS Strata Management Question: When a lot owner is installing an air conditioning unit, can the Owners Corporation request indemnity against any damage caused to the building IN PERPETUITY?
Frank Higginson, Hynes Legal It must be the season for ‘interesting’ defamation proceedings. This one will be of special interest to the strata managers (and perhaps chairpersons) out there who have to declare people unfinancial at general meetings.
JS Mueller & Co Who is responsible for fixing a balcony on common property that has fallen into disrepair but was constructed without the approval of the owner’s corporation? The answer may surprise you.
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Identified building owners have until the 31 July to ensure that they have completed part 2 of the three-part Safer Buildings Combustible Cladding Checklist. For more information on obtaining quotes for the audit, see this recent ⚠️alert: QBCC warns owners to obtain competitive quotes for Safer Buildings Audit and more about the Safer Buildings Audit, including deadline extensions and important dates here.
WA: Short Stay Problems?
Short stay problems? Are you having problems with short stay in your building? Samantha Reece, Director of WA Apartment Advocacy is doing some research on short term lets in Strata. If you can help, please call Samantha on 0452 067 117!