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Latest Articles From the LookUpStrata Blog

NSW Strata Portal

The pilot NSW Strata Portal is now being trialed - Strata Community feedback is important before 30th June 2020
David Chandler OAM, NSW Building Commissioner at NSW Department of Customer Service

The Strata Portal is an online register that collects information from strata schemes across NSW. You can be part of the pilot by entering your building's information by the 30 June.
Authorising Common Property Changes or Improvements

QLD: Q&A Authorising Common Property Changes or Improvements

Chris Irons, 
Hynes Legal

Question: We've discovered over 40 unauthorised air conditioners installed around the building on common property. They have been accessing common property power. What do we do now?
Express Glass
Strata Maintenance Responsibility - Painting, roofs, balconies

SA: Q&A Strata Maintenance Responsibility - Painting, roofs, balconies
Flavia Ger,
Ace Body Corporate Management

Question: If water damage from the roof creates deterioration of timber in the ceiling of a carport is this strata cost or the lot owner cost?
How Do I Know if a Strata Building Has Concrete Cancer?

NSW: Q&A How Do I Know if a Strata Building Has Concrete Cancer?
Jane Giacobbe,
Strata Reports Victoria & NSW

Question: Is there any way I can find out whether an apartment I am thinking of buying is in a building which has concrete cancer?
Savil Group

QLD: Q&As Keys, fobs, swipe cards, security access and issues
Todd Garsden, Mahoneys

Question: Can our body corporate decide to reduce the number of garage remotes they supply? At settlement we were provided with 2, but they have now adopted a policy of only 1 remote per car park.
How Often Should A Maintenance Plan Be Updated?

NAT: How Often Should A Maintenance Plan Be Updated?
Leary & Partners

Maintenance Plan forecasts should be updated in line with the size and complexity of your building. Regular updating provides a flow of information that results in greater accuracy of forecasts for complexes of all sizes and complexity. 
Horizon Strata

Last Edition's Star Articles

NAT: Your Balcony, Balustrades and Strata Liability
Chris Kerin,
Kerin Benson Lawyers

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NAT: Priorities for a post pandemic landlord-renter relationship in Australia
RMIT Invites you to participate in the research project ‘Priorities for a post pandemic landlord-renter relationship in Australia.’ We are interested in learning more about scale of the problems caused by Covid-19 for landlords and tenants. The results could help shape government action by providing research evidence into how to further assist the landlord-renter relationship. You can find out more via this FactSheet. You have until 12 July to complete the survey.
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Upcoming Events


SCA: 2020 Australasian Strata Insights Report Webinar with Assoc. Prof. Hazel Easthope [WEBINAR]
6 July, 1 - 2 pm AEST
New South Wales

TODAY! LookUpStrata featuring Rod Smith, The Strata Collective: Ask Us Anything (NSW Strata Related) [Facebook Live]
24 June, Midday AEST

Waverley Council
: Solar for Apartment Buildings [WEBINAR]
24 June, 6:30 - 8 pm AEST
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