Strata Professional

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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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Winning consumer confidence – the importance of partnering with remedial expertise

More consumers are expected to report building defects in the future as the NSW Building Commissioner seeks to bolster confidence in the residential building industry. A recent study by the […]

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Jude Wild

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Digital Technology in Strata: Building a Resilient Business Model During COVID-19

The advancement of technology has changed the way businesses operate across jurisdictions, industries and professions. This transformation has commonly been referred to as the Fourth Industrial Revolution.1 In the face […]

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An Original Essay by Lauren Jones Winner of the SCA (Qld) 2021 Essay Award

November 1, 2021

Thrive Survey Platform

A partnership between Strata Community Association & the Future of Work Institute, Curtin University. The Context The proportion of people in strata living in Australia is at historically high levels […]

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SCA National

September 11, 2021

COVID-19 is the greatest threat to our National Security since World War II

The NSW Budget 2021-22 plans to spend $1.1 billion ‘to keep NSW COVID safe’ as part of a $30.2 billion health budget, yet NSW and other States do not have […]

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Prepared for SCA by Chris Dobrow - General Manager - COVID19 Plans

The Relationship Between Developers and Strata Managers – Is the Strata Industry Doing Enough to Protect Owners?

Managing an Owners Corporation from registration requires skill and patience, as owners often move into a building which doesn’t always live up to the picture painted in their sales brochure, […]

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An Original Essay by Konika Elphick Winner of the SCA (ACT) 2020 Essay Award

If strata is a form of government, how do we influence behaviour and improve social outcomes within our properties?

I was sitting in the SCA A100 seminar when the instructor introduced an idea that initially seemed problematic. They suggested strata is the fourth level of government, envisioning government consisted […]

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An Original Essay by Alexandra Smale Winner of the 2020 - 2021 SCA Australasia Essay Award

How to Recognise and Combat Costly Shower Leaks

As the wettest and most frequented area of a property, the bathroom is uniquely susceptible to leaks. Ways to spot and fix a leaking shower: Dripping Water and Water Stains […]

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Home is where the reliable elevator is

If the past 18 months has taught us anything, it’s that life can be turned on its head in a flash. Everyone expects their home to be a sanctuary – […]

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Strata Insurance Deep Dive – First of its Kind Report Released

The most comprehensive look into strata insurance undertaken in Australia – A data-driven holistic understanding of strata insurance – has been released. Compiled by one of Australia’s leading strata researchers […]

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SCA National

September 1, 2021

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Turning Negative Customer Interactions into Proactive Dialogue

A lot of companies tend to shy away from bad reviews from customers, but I believe it is extremely important to learn from them and engage with customers, so that […]

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An Original Essay By Annie Fenech Winner of the 2020 SCA (WA) Essay Award

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SCA (Qld) Awards Highlight

Now in its sixth year, the SCA (Qld) Strata Community Awards for Excellence give recognition to the work of body corporate managers and their successes in keeping the real estate […]

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March 4, 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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Raising Professional Standards

When we start talking about professional standards in professions, mature professions that have well ingrained professional standards likely spring to mind first. Think teacher registration, medical licensing and practice certificates […]

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Strata Community Association

February 1, 2021

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Class Action on Combustible Cladding

New Zealand apartment owners are expected to launch legal action The combustible cladding crisis is being felt across the ditch as owners of buildings clad in combustible aluminium panels are […]

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Marketplace Strategy Solutions

December 21, 2020