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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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New Book Chronicles the 40-Year History of Strata in NSW

In 2017, a lunch between industry stalwarts John Coleman and Phil Duggan resulted in a plan to record the history of Strata Community Association (NSW) and the idea for a […]

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September 9, 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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A Day in My Shoes

You don’t know a person until you walk a day in their shoes. My shoes connect me to what I do and tell a lot about me as a Strata […]

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Tahlia Puck

August 18, 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

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Is Cloud Connectivity the Future of Strata Management?

The world is becoming increasingly connected. Tenants work in connected offices, drive in connected cars and carry portals to the connected world in their pockets. Eventually they will expect the […]

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Jérôme Audais, Managing Director, KONE Elevators

March 20, 2020