Live Facebook Event featuring Frank Higginson & Chris Irons, Hynes Legal We discuss helpful information about getting through this crisis like how to deal with self isolating residents, cleaning common areas, what to do about meetings.. Its a good session. At the time of writing, it's had almost 600 views.
Question: If a general meeting fails to have a quorum, the Act permits a 30 minutes delay and then the meeting may proceed. What is the procedure if an electronic general meeting fails to achieve a quorum?
Chris Irons, Hynes Legal Question: Storm damage has resulted in a water stain on my ceiling. The Body Corporate has advised me that I can claim through the Body Corporate insurance to have the ceiling repainted but I'm responsible for the excess.
Khoury Lawyers Question: A lot owner put down a hard floor under a special bylaw to transfer the obligation of maintenance of the surrounding common property to the lot owner. We now need to dig up the floor for a pipe repair and they are not being cooperative.
The Australian College of Strata Lawyers The owners and managers of apartment buildings across the nation are demanding to know whether they are still required to have face-to-face body corporate meetings, while trying to reduce the risk of infection and spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
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WA: Proposed reforms to the approval process for commercial buildings
Building and Energy is inviting WA to share their views on ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the commercial building approval process, including the process for approving apartment buildings. To find out more click here. Submissions close 3 Apr.
QLD: Feedback for the Office of the Body Corporate Commissioner
Griffith University is independently undertaking research to examine the alignment between the Office of the Body Corporate Commissioner (OBCC) services and their stakeholders to ensure the provision of the best services and suite of products and information. They need your input by participating in a short online survey. To find out more and complete the survey click here.