Question: Do I need strata approval for the renovations of my bathroom if I am simply replacing like for like and retiling over the existing floor tiles? Is this work considered a minor cosmetic renovation?
Leonie Milonas, PSC Property Lync Insurance Brokers Despite being a banned building product, asbestos still exists in buildings. With the strata reforms just around the corner, there are critical new requirements for designated strata schemes.
Commissioner for BCCM Do tenants have the same rights as the owners in a body corporate? Do the by-laws apply? Who decides if tenants can have a pet or not? Who receives notice if they breach a body corporate by-law - the tenant or the landlord?
JS Mueller & Co Lawyers What happens when a next door neighbour whose property is not part of your strata scheme (and who is not bound by by-laws and strata laws) installs a CCTV camera that peers into your home and invades your privacy?
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QLD: BCCM Regulations - Consultation on Draft Legislation
The community and stakeholders are invited to have their say on consultation drafts of new regulations to support the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997. Draft regulations, and information about the reforms included in the new regulations and how you can have your say can be found at the Department of Justice and Attorney-General community consultation website page.
Consultation for all draft regulations closes 30 October 2019.
QLD: Combustible Cladding Checklist Part 3
Identified building owners have until the 31 October to ensure that they have completed the first step in Part 3 of the three-part Safer Buildings Combustible Cladding Checklist. This involves engaging a fire engineer and registering their details on the combustible cladding checklist. You can find out more about the Safer Buildings Audit, including deadline extensions and important dates here.