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More than 2.2 million Australians live in apartments

With the median unit price nudging $610,000 – Sydney’s average is over $800,000. Written by Voltin According to the latest research by the University of New South Wales City Futures […]

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April 11, 2022

Engagement with building residents a key priority for Cladding Safety Victoria

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) is always working to keep owners corporations and tenants informed about rectification works. CSV communicates directly with owners corporations involved in our cladding rectification program via […]

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Cladding Safety Victoria

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

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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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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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

November 3, 2021

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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Megasealed

September 11, 2021

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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VIC State Recap – Autumn 2021

It was this time last year where we, in Victoria, saw the last weeks and days of ‘normal’ for quite some time; unprecedented restrictions, changes and disruption took hold in […]

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Gregor Evans, SCA (VIC) President

March 30, 2021

SA/ NT State Recap – Autumn 2021

What a great start to the year it has been in the Property Market here in South Australia, the flow on effect to the industry has been noticed with a […]

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Joshua Baldwin, SCA (SA/NT) President

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ACT State Recap – Autumn 2021

As the evening begins to fall earlier and the leaves begin to change colour, SCA (ACT) remains in full swing within the Territory. Since our last report we have been […]

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Shelley Mulherin, SCA (ACT) President

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Tasmania Recap – Autumn 2021

In Tasmania, our industry is unregulated, and the legislation is rarely enforced. Very few people here understand strata, and it has a bad reputation. My goal is to raise awareness […]

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Sally Bevis, SCA (TAS) President

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QLD State Recap – Autumn 2021

SCA (Qld) has wrapped up an outstanding 2021 Annual Conference and now we look to the agenda for our sector and the priorities that need our attention. There are some […]

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James Nickless, SCA (Qld) President

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NSW State Recap – Autumn 2021

The start of the new Autumn season has brought with it unexpected and major weather events. Torrential rain across Sydney and New South Wales have caused flooding that is infiltrating […]

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Chris Duggan, SCA (NSW) President

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WA State Recap – Autumn 2021

How do you raise the profile of the strata sector in a positive way?  That’s the question occupying us currently.  We want all of Western Australia to know the best […]

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Catherine Lezer, SCA (WA) President

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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