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COVID-19: Update from SCA

To reduce the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19, the Strata Community Association joined the Australian College of Strata Lawyers in calling for government intervention in all states to ensure that strata communities will not […]

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October 27, 2020

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Driven to a New Operational Model

COVID-19 has placed demand on strata managers greater than ever before. With more people at home, there is a significant increase in the need for more maintenance with cleaning and disinfecting, […]

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Alisha Fisher, CEO SCA National

October 15, 2020

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President’s Report – Autumn 2020

In our last edition, my opening comment was “I don’t expect the coming year to be much different”. Well, how a few months can change all of that. The start […]

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Andrew Chambers, SCA President

October 14, 2020

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ACT State Recap – Autumn 2020

SCA (ACT) has been very active during the initial stage of the Covid-19 outbreak to ensure the ACT government is across the essential services that the Strata industry provides, as […]

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Chris Miller, SCA (ACT) President

October 1, 2020

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WA State Recap – Autumn 2020

We are certainly facing challenging times that are really putting us all to the test and I can honestly say that I’m amazed by how quickly our industry has adapted […]

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Scott Bellerby, SCA (WA) President

September 29, 2020

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VIC State Recap – Autumn 2020

The State of Victoria declared a State of Emergency commencing 16th March 2020, for an initial period of 4 weeks. New containment measures for non-essential services were introduced from 23rd […]

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Maree Davenport, SCA (VIC) CEO & Peter Scott, SCA (VIC) President

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TAS Recap – Autumn 2020

Chapter Presidents Meeting I attended this event to represent the interest of Tasmanian members at this National meeting in Melbourne in late February. While events post-meeting have taken centre stage, […]

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Nigel Burridge, SCA (TAS) President

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NSW State Recap – Autumn 2020

As New South Wales, Australia and the world struggle with the COVID-19 outbreak, I would like to begin my Autumn report by expressing my deepest sympathies to everyone affected. Our […]

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Chris Duggan, SCA (NSW) President

September 25, 2020

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QLD State Recap – Autumn 2020

COVID-19 The impact of COVID-19 (aka the coronavirus) is being felt throughout the world, with governments closing borders, encouraging remote working, and requesting/enforcing isolation for those showing symptoms or returning from overseas. It is a time of great uncertainty and one […]

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James Nickless, SCA (Qld) President

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SA State Recap – Autumn 2020

Well… interesting and rapidly changing times… unprecedented… uncharted… This last quarter has really been very much consumed with all companies scrambling to adapt, to respond, to advise and, when we […]

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Joshua Baldwin, SCA (SA) President

September 10, 2020

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NZ Recap – Autumn 2020

What a crazy time it is. Life in a bubble. A time to reconnect with oneself and others, even without physical contact. A time to reevaluate, read, watch, learn and […]

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Joanne Barreto, SCA (NZ) President

September 4, 2020

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ACT State Recap – Winter 2020

On 2 July 2020, the ACT Government extended the state of emergency introduced in May by Minister Gentleman, which enabled strata meetings to be attended by alternative means (such as […]

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Chris Miller, SCA (ACT) President

July 23, 2020

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TAS Recap – Winter 2020

Meetings The Strata titles Act (1998) requires that strata owners’ meetings are held annually and to comply Tasmanian Strata Managers are holding meetings by Zoom, phone, mail, email or a […]

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Nigel Burridge, SCA (TAS) President

July 15, 2020

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SA State Recap – Winter 2020

As we move out of the recent pandemic, it is an excellent time that we acknowledge how we faced the challenge of becoming agile and effective in providing an excellent […]

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Joshua Baldwin, SCA (SA) President

July 7, 2020

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The culture trap – the undervaluing of great people management (SCA (NSW) ESSAY 2020 WINNER)

As it entered ‘shots’ time at Friday drinks, a senior manager loudly bellowed “How good is our culture! Everyone is here!”. The then 22-year-old me was there and was loving […]

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Damien Excell – Bright & Duggan

June 26, 2020

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NZ Recap – Winter 2020

I’m sure no matter where you are in the world, like me, the last few months have been a whirlwind both personally and professionally. We have burst bubbles, navigated unchartered […]

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Joanne Barreto, SCA (NZ) President

June 16, 2020

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WA State Recap – Winter 2020

The last three months have easily been the most challenging to navigate through since I stepped into the role as President four years ago. In saying this, I have been […]

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Scott Bellerby, SCA (WA) President

June 11, 2020

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NSW State Recap – Winter 2020

With a semblance of familiarity creeping back into our lives as Public Health Orders have continued to ease restrictions imposed due to COVID-19; we’re proud of the hurdles SCA (NSW), […]

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Chris Duggan, SCA (NSW) President

June 10, 2020

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QLD State Recap – Winter 2020

As we move towards the new normal, it is important to look back and appreciate what we have learned and the obstacles we have been able to overcome. As the […]

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James Nickless SCA (Qld) President

June 5, 2020

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VIC State Recap – Winter 2020

Strata Community Australia (VIC), SCA (VIC), has successfully transitioned to the new normal created through the impact of COVID-19 and has, like so many of our members adapted to the […]

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Peter Scott, SCA (VIC) President

April 29, 2020