Strata Resident

Respect Pledge Creating Harmony in Strata

SCA are excited to announce the launch of the Respect Pledge. We welcome strata communities to commit to the pledge, and take the first step in creating harmony in strata. […]

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March 28, 2023

It’s a full moon tonight

90 – 95% of the population are normal, well-adjusted human beings, but they might occasionally let their emotions get the better of them and behave in counterproductive ways. There is […]

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By Jason Carlson, Partner, Grace Lawyers

Benefits of a CCTV Drain Inspection for Strata

For strata buildings, there are a lot of things that need to be surveyed and managed to ensure everyone living in the space is as comfortable as possible. One of […]

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Chris Pember, Tunnel Vision

November 17, 2022

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

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

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

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

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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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