Strata Professional

SCA (NSW) Professional Standards Scheme (PSS)

The introduction of the SCA (NSW) Professional Standards Scheme (PSS) on is the most important undertaking in SCA (NSW)’s 40-year history. The PSS offers our members’ and their clients a […]

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May 17, 2022

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Transforming Strata Careers: Moving to Professionalisation of Strata Management

An Original Essay by Anna MacMaster Winner of the SCA (Qld) 2022 Essay Award What makes strata management a desirable career for individuals? How did today’s successful strata managers make […]

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An Original Essay by Anna MacMaster Winner of the SCA (Qld) 2022 Essay Award

April 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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SCA

April 19, 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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Quality of remediation pivotal to value of older buildings

NSW Building Commissioner David Chandler has warned strata communities against cutting corners in the remediation of older buildings. Mr Chandler has reportedly described the remediation sector as “potentially being bit […]

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Paynter Dixon

April 5, 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

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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

NVR or VMS for my CCTV – What’s the difference

We are living in an increasingly hi-tech world. Every day new security products are being created and marketed to us, the pace of these new products can be overwhelming. Today’s […]

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Adam Walsh, General Manager, Brave Security

February 23, 2022

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Thine Shakespearean lens on Strata Management

An Original Essay by Rochelle Hairman Winner of the SCA (NSW) 2021 Essay Award “Th’ abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power” – William Shakespeare: The oppression […]

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January 20, 2022

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Emergency Planning in Apartment Buildings

An Original Essay by Alan Short Winner of the SCA (SA/NT) 2021 Essay Award Is compliance with the written requirements of the law enough? This is the question that I […]

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January 19, 2022

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Cross-Generational Mentorship in Strata Community Management

An Original Essay by Sharon Martin Winner of the SCA (WA) 2021 Essay Award Demonstrating your commitment to developing your employees comes with many benefits, including increased staff retention, company […]

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January 17, 2022

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Ready Reckoner

Driven by the global megatrends of sustainable development, urban densification and connected technology, Australasia’s strata industry is facing a period of significant change and opportunity. SCA defines sustainable development as […]

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SCA

January 15, 2022

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Industry News

Industry news pulls together some of the most interesting and important stories in the strata industry over the past few months. Apartment buildings race to retrofit electric vehicle chargers Domain, […]

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January 6, 2022

The Other C Word: Community during the Pandemic

The pandemic and associated public health measures, such as extended lockdowns have put people’s living space front and centre in Victoria over the past two years. As Owners Corporation Managers […]

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An Original Essay by Mandy Daillecourt Winner of the SCA (Vic) 2021 Essay Award

December 7, 2021

COVID-19, CCTV, and Security

The next few months over the Christmas/New Year break are always difficult ones in the strata sector for a couple of core reasons. Firstly, many people are away on holidays […]

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By Colin Grace, Partner, Grace Lawyers

December 6, 2021

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Coping with Covid

Strata managers are facing an unprecedented modern-day challenge in Covid. Here’s how we’re working to keep communities safe. More than a year before the highly contagious Delta Covid variant hit […]

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SCA (Vic)

November 11, 2021

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Strata’s Future Reform in Queensland

SCA (Qld) continues to be very active in pursuing a strong advocacy agenda to ensure that the strata sector has its voice heard. As a result of a strong SCA […]

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SCA (Qld)

November 4, 2021

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Changing communities: embracing Australia’s multicultural strata community

An Original Essay By Daniel Hunt “For those who come across the seas, we’ve boundless plains to share”. Australian society is no stranger to cultural change, we’ve even written songs […]

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Communication

An Original Essay by Rosemary Rae In these ever changing, stressful times that we are living in, it is now, more than ever, essential to be effective in communication. How […]

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Strata Insurance Report

On 7 September 2021, SCA National launched an industry-first A Data-driven Holistic Understanding of Strata Insurance in Australia and NZ report. In previous editions, we have previewed its release, spoken […]

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November 3, 2021

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