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Safety Responsibilities

There are a number of relevant cases dealing with the responsibility of strata managers and property managers dealing with the safety and negligence aspects of managing a property. It is […]

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BIV Reports

November 2, 2021

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Preparing for the season ahead

October to April is considered the peak time for bushfires, heatwaves, floods, tropical cyclones and thunderstorms in Australia, but severe weather can occur at any time throughout the year. The […]

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Body Corporate Brokers (BCB)

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What’s the plan when disaster strikes?

In the insurance business you always need to be prepared for the next big event. The warning signs We insurance tragics scan the daily news and take note when there’s […]

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CHU Underwriting Agencies

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What is happening with pets in strata?

Have we gone mad? Maybe the Irwins were onto something when they got involved with Crocodiles…. They don’t move around much or leave their home (at Australia Zoo), sleep a […]

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Colin Grace, Partner, Grace Lawyers

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How successful strata firms put employee experience first

Efficiency underpins strata success. With the growth in strata plans showing no sign of slowing, firms are focusing on scaling the number of lots under management and the average lots […]

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By Macquarie Bank

November 1, 2021

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Centralised Hot Water Systems

How to transform your liability to an asset Are you managing a building with a Centralised Hot Water system? Are your owners and tenants truly benefitting from this system? Is […]

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Active Utilities

Leading strata insurance specialist CHU named top underwriting agency

Leading strata insurance specialist CHU has won the 2021 Underwriting Agency of the Year Award in the Australian Insurance Industry Awards.  CHU has previously won the award in 2017 and […]

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October 31, 2021

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Keyboards don’t have feelings

In June 2021 I attended the SCA National Conference in Adelaide.  It had me out of the office for almost an entire week.  Upon touching down in Adelaide, I realised […]

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By Jason Carlson, Partner, Grace Lawyers

September 11, 2021

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What the FuCHUreof Work holds

Kimberly Jonsson, CEO of CHU, spoke at the SCA National Conference in Adelaide in June. Her presentation, “A vision for the future – how hybrid teams and flexible work arrangements […]

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Kimberley Jonsson, CEO of CHU

September 7, 2021

Asbestos in strata and community schemes

Ask wrong questions, get wrong answers WHS Legislation When asked whether a Strata Scheme has to comply with the WHS legislation in regard to obtaining an Asbestos Register and Asbestos […]

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BIV Reports

Unite and protect ourselves from digital fires

Cyber-crime is on the increase and SME businesses, including Strata Managers, are emerging as a prime target. Businesses face new challenges as they adapt to a working from home operating […]

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Body Corporate Brokers (BCB)

How successful strata firms put employee experience first

How can strata businesses retain their talent to scale effectively? Read here for insight into the importance of prioritising employee experience in recruitment and retention.

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September 3, 2021

How to save up to 30% on your building costs

One of the services that Active Utilities offers is assisting multi-tenant residential and commercial Strata Managers to reduce costs, which benefits tenants in strata fees as well as in increased long-term value of buildings. A simple way to do this is through the upgrading of BMS and EMS systems.

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Active Utilities

August 31, 2021

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

May 14, 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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The Next Frontier of Construction Confidence – SCA (NSW), DAVID CHANDLER AND THE OBC

Strata Community Association (NSW) and the Office of the Building Commissioner have been working closely on government projects to help foster and re-establish consumer confidence for the building/construction industry in […]

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DAVID CHANDLER AND THE OBC

March 2, 2021

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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

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Active Utilities Becomes National Sponsor of SCA

Active Utilities is delighted to be a National Sponsor of the Strata Community Association for 2021. Throughout the year we will be attending member events, conferences and awards, and look […]

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Ben Beck