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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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SCA

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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Time for a quick Risk Management Review

With nearly all States adopting the harmonised Work Health and Safety legislation (other than Victoria), and with Western Australia commencing on 31 March 2022, it is opportune to quickly review […]

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Wal Dobrow, Director, BIV Reports

April 7, 2022

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Sustainability in Strata

In the Summer edition of Inside Strata, Sustainability in Strata was a feature of the SCA’s upcoming Federal Election Priorities, calling on government to work with SCA to invest in […]

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Mick Dovile, Active Utilities

April 6, 2022

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New research shows resilient strata businesses focused on growth

The pandemic has transformed many industries. And strata businesses are no exception. Most have emerged from the uncertainty of the last two years stronger than ever – with renewed positivity […]

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Macquarie Bank

April 5, 2022

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To Educate Or Not To Educate – Why There Should Be Education Regimes For Strata/Community

Strata and Community titles are the largest growing type of development across Australia. All States & Territories are experiencing growth in most sectors of the market (residential, industrial, commercial, retail […]

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Colin Grace, Partner, Grace Lawyers

April 4, 2022

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Australian Strata Owners Facing Climactic Catastrophes

Strata property owners, like most Australians, have felt the impact of severe climatic events in recent times, without an end in sight. A recent report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental […]

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CHU Underwriting Agencies

April 1, 2022

Preparing for the Inevitable: Electric Vehicles

A Word of Advice on… Electric Vehicles in Strata Communities  With the price of fuel surging in Australia, due in large part to the military actions by Russia in Ukraine, […]

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Colin Grace and Jason Carlson of Grace Lawyers

March 21, 2022

CANNON + Co LAW JOINS GRACE LAWYERS

MAJOR BOOST TO STRATA LEGAL SERVICES IN QUEENSLAND AND NATIONALLY Grace Lawyers is delighted to announce that it has reached agreement to join forces with leading Gold Coast based strata […]

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Grace Lawyers

February 16, 2022

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Northern Australia Reinsurance Pool – A Watershed Moment for Strata

Politicians of all stripes have at various times in history flagged the need for the decentralisation of Australia’s population from the southern capitals of Sydney and Melbourne, and in more […]

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January 21, 2022

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Strata Living with the Pandemic

SCA (Vic)’s New COVID-19 Best Practice Guidelines for a Post-90% Vaccinated and Boosted World Two versions of a new Strata Community Association (Vic) COVID-19 Best Practice Guideline have been published, […]

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Liam Straughan Public Relations and Media Officer, SCA (Vic)

January 18, 2022

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2022 Federal Election

Strata Community Association Election Priorities Feature As urbanisation continues to climb across Australia, so too does the growth of strata, as more and more Australians seek the diverse benefits that […]

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January 14, 2022

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Setting Levels of Client Expectations + Penalties to Lot Owners for Poor Communication

I wrote earlier on the Communicating with your strata manager Guide created by SCA (WA) and provided to me to expand on the WHS and other issues relating to this […]

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Wal Dobrow, Director, BIV Reports

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Electric Vehicle Charging within buildings

While still somewhat niche, there is growing evidence that Electric Vehicle ownership in Australia is increasing at a rapid rate. According to Car Expert (carexpert.com.au) sales of electric and plug-in […]

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January 13, 2022

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Improving profitability in strata: 3 practical tips

The strata industry has seen steady growth over the last two decades, without a need to evolve business models. However, the pressure to find talent is intensifying – and it’s […]

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Macquarie Bank

January 12, 2022

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Industry Update: An Outlook for 2022 and Beyond

Wow – what a crazy couple of years… Can we just forget and write off 2021 and start again? Well not really, after all the Covid-19 lockdowns, emails going mad, […]

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Colin Grace, Partner, Grace Lawyers

January 11, 2022

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The sustainability journey continues for strata

Climate change and biodiversity loss are amongst the biggest threats facing planet earth today. Some people believe the task of reducing our climate risks is in the “too hard basket” […]

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CHU Underwriting Agencies

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A new world lies ahead, shaped by positive reform

Full speed towards a fairer, more efficient and trusted strata insurance market. The words regulation and reform in financial services generally conjure up images of excess paperwork and persistent headaches. […]

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Body Corporate Brokers (BCB)

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