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Your Body Corporate is a PCBU for Health & Safety Purposes Make a H&S Audit an Annual Operating Expense

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury in people of all ages (especially the elderly but all ages) in New Zealand. Falls can occur on stairs, […]

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Dakota Panetta, Business Development Manager - Solutions in Engineering

September 13, 2022

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Strata managers – critical when you make an insurance claim

The strata manager is often the first point of call when a claim occurs in a strata property. They play a critical role in helping owners during the process. Strata […]

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By Kimberley Jonsson, CEO, CHU Underwriting Agencies

August 24, 2022

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Fighting digital fire risks on all fronts

Australian households and businesses increasingly depend on the internet. More people are working from home, forcing us to communicate differently and change how we access services and information. Cybercriminals are […]

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Why you should now recalibrate your building insurance valuation

Why you should do it NOW Causes of construction cost increases  a)    The COVID consumer consumption explosion – FederalGrants to stimulate construction, other grants, less consumer recreationalspending (travel restrictions, limited […]

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By Wal Dobrow, Director, BIV Reports

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Carbon neutral accreditation for strata firms: where to start

At the 2022 SCA Australia and New Zealand Conference the theme for the event was ‘Liveable Future’ and participants discussed how strata companies can contribute to the essential global shift […]

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Sustainability and time management

A recap from the 2022 SCA conference At the 2021 SCA conference, Jason Carlson did a presentation on the topic “Keyboards don’t have feelings” which resonated with many strata managers […]

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Colin Grace, Jason Carlson and Jessica Cannon – Grace Lawyers

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President / CEO Report – Winter 2022

As we bring you this issue of Inside Strata, it has been an incredibly busy time to reflect on in the strata industry. Marking five years since the Grenfell Towers […]

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Integrity matters – the role of insurance building services in preserving strata interests

Residential apartment owners are increasingly concerned with the impact of rising interest rates and inflationary pressures on the value of their properties. CoreLogic’s national Home Value Index has recorded a […]

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Written by Paynter Dixon

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Collaboration with owners corporations key to Victoria’s cladding rectification program success

Since the Victorian Government’s five-year cladding rectification program was announced, Victoria has led the way in assisting owners corporations through the complex process of cladding rectification. No other jurisdiction in […]

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August 23, 2022

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What’s changed in strata? Here’s why it’s time to find out

Macquarie Business Banking will be conducting a strata industry benchmarking study in August 2022, which is open to strata business managers. We are looking forward to learning more about how […]

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August 16, 2022

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Is Painting Just Painting?

Painting is more than just protecting, preserving, and prolonging the life of a building or structure. Good paint work creates identities for buildings that are as unique as their architecture. […]

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July 11, 2022

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Asbestos Surveys for Body Corporate – It’s New Zealand Law!

Asbestos related illness and disease is the single largest cause of work-related deaths in New Zealand each year. Approximately 170 New Zealanders die each year as a result of asbestos […]

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Dakota Panetta, National Business Development Manager - Solutions In Engineering

July 5, 2022

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In It for the Long Haul

Is “longevity” a word associated with the construction industry? It has not always been, but Brosnan wants to change that. The company’s vision of restoring confidence in construction and guiding […]

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June 28, 2022

Extinction Event

Many Scientists believe that dinosaurs were wiped out by a mass extinction event, an event so devastating that not even the mighty T-Rex could survive. A giant asteroid crashed the […]

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By Joel Russell, Client Director, Kelly + Partners

June 14, 2022

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What key attributes do you need from your car stacker maintenance providers?

Engaging a great service company can be tricky. There can be unforeseen risks you may inadvertently take on when you select your service providers. Hard working Facility and Strata managers […]

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By Glenn Porter, Mnaging Director - VERTIMAX

May 29, 2022

Strata’s issues are only state-based? Tell ‘em they’re dreaming

As I was about to head into another briefing as part of our federal election campaign, the MP’s advisor turned to me and said “Strata…you know you’re regulated at a […]

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Chris Duggan, Strata Community Association (SCA) National President

May 20, 2022

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Strata Has The Keys for Future Wellbeing

In creating a more liveable world for the growing proportion of Australians (currently 1 in 5 Australians live in strata) that elect to live in strata-titled properties such as apartment […]

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April 19, 2022

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Federal Budget Recap

The Treasurer handed down the Federal Budget for 2022-23 on 29 March 2022 with a focus on economic strength and recovery, jobs and cost of living pressures. With an election […]

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April 14, 2022

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From SCA to SDG: Strata’s Future Sustainability Story

As the federal election draws closer, the commitment by both major parties towards competing visions of an Australia meeting the objective of net zero carbon emissions gains a higher public […]

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April 12, 2022

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Will the Government’s reinsurance pool win votes and meet expectations?

After years of debate over the need for a catastrophe reinsurance pool, the Government has finalised the design of the reinsurance pool for cyclone and related flood damage in northern […]

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Body Corporate Brokers (BCB)

April 8, 2022

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