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Securing Your Strata

The 7 Essential Access Control Decisions Every Committee Must Make As an experienced security installer specialising in strata communities, Brave Security has witnessed firsthand the challenges and critical decisions strata […]

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Brave Security

June 8, 2024

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Factors Driving the Insurance Valuations and Premiums Increases

In recent times, the landscape of insurance premiums and valuations for strata properties in Australia has undergone a significant transformation. This article delves into the key factors contributing to the […]

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Mabi

June 1, 2024

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Everything you need to know about strata insurance – A complete guide

Curious about strata insurance and exactly what it covers? You’re not alone. We receive numerous questions about strata insurance daily, and in this guide, we’ll address the most common enquiries […]

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Whitbread

May 23, 2024

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Understanding Fire Resistance Levels and Rectifying ESM Defects

We are all too aware of the devastating impact that fires can have on our homes and communities. The need to ensure our homes are as safe as possible, understanding […]

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Linkfire

May 21, 2024

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Mastering strata insurance

7 essential tips to navigate challenging times The world of strata insurance is experiencing dramatic transformation. Insurers are becoming increasingly risk-averse in the face of natural disasters, resulting in changes […]

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Whitbread

April 19, 2024

Shoddy and Deadly

Spontaneous glass explosions in apartment blocks has highlighted the dangers of cheap and faulty building glass flooding into the Australian market. Linked to the poor manufacturing of balcony balustrades when […]

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By Express Glass

January 31, 2024

Underinsurance: Something you should always avoid when insuring your property

It is a simple fact that most homeowners may not have enough savings to rebuild a badly damaged or destroyed home, or, to pay off the mortgage still owing even […]

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Whitbread insurance

January 14, 2024

Transparent and straightforward plumbing solutions

With over 30 years’ experience in the Owners Corporation and plumbing industries, our team at PL Plumbing Service understands the challenges you face in the Owners Corporation industry. Owners Corporation […]

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PL Plumbing Service

November 8, 2023

Navigating the Australian Strata Insurance Landscape

Talking about the weather is often an ice breaker before getting on to the real topic of conversation. For insurance, the weather is a big deal, as natural perils like […]

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Whitbread Insurance

November 8, 2023

Easy Window Maintenance Tips from the Experts!

1. How do I arrange window maintenance? Consider the environment in which windows function. They’re subject to extreme weather temperatures from extreme dry to wet and humid conditions, not to […]

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By Express Glass

October 31, 2023

Are your Glass Balustrades fit for purpose?

If you’re the owner or manager of an apartment building, then your glass balustrades could be deemed unsafe under a new Australian Standard (AS). AS 1288: 2021 Glass in Buildings: […]

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By Express Glass

September 29, 2023

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No Time to Waste: As Strata Living Grows, So Do Innovative Solutions for Rubbish Collection and Processing

Perhaps one of the greatest challenges for residents of strata communities in Victoria today centres around the disposal of rubbish, recycling, and other waste items, particularly where the design or […]

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Waste Wise Environmental

August 30, 2023

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Powering Ahead – Electric Vehicles and Strata

The sale of Electric Vehicle (EV) models in Australia is growing to meet the changing demands of buyers. The year-on-year growth of EVs and Australia’s transition to sustainable energy is […]

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Whitbread insurance

August 30, 2023

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Understanding and Influencing Insurance Risk: The Dual Approach of Frequency and Severity

The strata insurance market continues to evolve post pandemic, with more complexity and scrutiny placed on the properties the insurers cover. This has been driven in part by ongoing inflation, […]

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Strata Insurance

August 30, 2023

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Why do we have to maintain and check Fire Doors?

It is important to keep a fire door maintained for several reasons: Fire Safety Fire doors play a critical role in containing and slowing down the spread of fire within […]

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Linkfire

August 30, 2023

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Aurora Central Melbourne and SCA (Vic)’s Strong Advocacy Program

In what may have been the largest meeting of its kind in Melbourne’s history, the recent decision of the Aurora Melbourne Central owners corporation to elect a new committee following […]

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Julie McLean, President, SCA (Vic)

June 25, 2023

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2022 CHU, Macquarie Bank, SCA (Vic) Strata Community Pillar Awards for Excellence

Support Team Member Award Sponsored by Whitbread  Winner: Ella Sheldon, The Knight Finalists Hayley Byrne, Select Strata Communities (Blackattacks Property Management Pty Ltd) Kathryn Hall, Tideways Pty Ltd  Caroline Voelker, […]

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SCA (Vic)

March 25, 2023

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SCA (Vic) Sponsor Spotlight: Johns Lyng Strata Services

Johns Lyng Strata Services provides a broad range of property services to a number of large and small Strata Management, Strata Brokers, Owners Corporations and Property Managers nationally. Johns Lyng […]

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February 10, 2023

Vodcast: Committee Conversations

Let’s start by discussing some controversial topics from a list that continues to grow.

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December 2, 2022