Advocacy

SCA Advocacy Round-Up

The SCA Advocacy Round-Up pulls out the highlights from SCA nationally, in each state and territory and in New Zealand. Summaries are brief and to the point – if you […]

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SCA National

September 11, 2021

Strata Insurance Deep Dive – First of its Kind Report Released

The most comprehensive look into strata insurance undertaken in Australia – A data-driven holistic understanding of strata insurance – has been released. Compiled by one of Australia’s leading strata researchers […]

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SCA National

September 1, 2021

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Thriving in the Next Normal: Effective Post COVID-19 Maintenance

Interview with Programmed What can strata managers expect with regards to maintenance in a post-COVID-19 environment and how can they effectively address these? Any implementation of maintenance going forward must […]

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April 1, 2021

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Should Strata Committee Meetings Be Recorded?

One year ago, on 24 March 2020, the share price for Zoom Video Communications, Inc closed at US$135.18. On 19 October 2020, the price peaked at $568.34. I played a […]

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Jason Carlson Grace Lawyers

March 3, 2021

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Setting New Standards in Strata Management

The strata industry has grown rapidly in the last decade. By 2019, average lots per plan had doubled in four years as more large developments came onto the market.1 While […]

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Macquarie Bank

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Ever Evolving Strata Insurance

A Slice of Strata Insurance History BCB celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2021. Starting from humble beginnings in a small Gold Coast office with just four staff, we’re now proud […]

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BCB

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Advocating for Strata – Driving the Change

The ‘new normal’ for the world is still in crystal ball territory, but other issues will continue to dominate the strata world in the future. In particular, there are two […]

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Kimberley Jonsson

March 2, 2021

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Raising Professional Standards

When we start talking about professional standards in professions, mature professions that have well ingrained professional standards likely spring to mind first. Think teacher registration, medical licensing and practice certificates […]

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Strata Community Association

February 1, 2021

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How COVID-19 Affected Your Energy

In 2020, most people were affected by dramatic changes to their lives, businesses, income and working arrangements due to COVID-19. In 2021, the pandemic will continue to have an impact […]

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Strata Energy Services

January 30, 2021

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Creating and Then Protecting Professionalism

Most clients choose a lawyer because they think that they are the best person to look after their problem. However, very few clients have all the information that they would […]

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Jason Carlson, Grace Lawyers

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Concierge Services

A first for Canberra apartment buildings Canberra residents in high-rise apartments can expect convenience to be delivered to their door with concierge services in three new apartment buildings, a trend […]

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Marketplace Strategy Solutions & SCA (ACT)

December 11, 2020

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Is Your Strata Management Business Ready for Change?

Macquarie research shows that strata managers have enjoyed strong revenue and profit growth, driven by favourable macro-economic trends. Yet, according to one industry leader, change is just over the horizon. […]

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October 22, 2020

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Combustible Cladding: What Building Owners Need to Know in Queensland

Under the Queensland Government’s Safer Buildings program, if you are the owner of a building that may contain potentially combustible cladding, you will need to engage a Registered Professional Engineer […]

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Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland

August 4, 2020

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When Workmanship Looks the Same, but is Very Different

The Windowline way At first glance workmanship can look the same, but it can be very different indeed. Especially when it comes to window and doors installation. In fact, in […]

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May 20, 2020

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Balancing resident flow with their health and wellbeing

How buildings can evolve to respond to todays’ challenges. Despite the fact that residents are spending more of their time in and around the home, very little attention is currently […]

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Adam Daly, KONE Elevators, Escalators & Building Doors

April 9, 2020

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How to Win and Retain More Sites

The Strata world has embraced an increase in competition as a result of the growing development sector, however, the ability to provide stand-out competitive advantages to win this business has […]

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ResVu

April 4, 2020

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Balcony Repairs and Maintenance: An “Essential” Service

Leaky balconies and cracked tiles happen, regardless of international pandemics. As a tenant you have the right to live in a safe and fully functioning apartment, no matter what is […]

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Megasealed

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After Disaster Strikes, What Happens to the Waste?

Forty percent of the waste Australia generates each year is from the demolition and construction sectors, with more than a third of it ending up in landfill. Insurance clean-up and […]

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CHU

March 17, 2020