New Strata Meditation Portal

NSW Fair Trading has released a new Strata Mediation Portal to make lodging an application for help with a strata dispute quicker and easier than ever. If you are unable to resolve a strata dispute through discussion or through the owners corporation, you can apply through the portal for a mediator to help to resolve it. The...

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SCA Strata & Community Living Autumn 2018

This edition of SCA Strata & Community Living Autumn edition features; A guide for new strata owners CHU Strata Community Awards Details of how to enter the Strata Community Awards 2018 Reminder on the child safety lock deadline Download a copy of Strata Community Australia Autumn Newsletter 2018...

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Airbnb & short-term rentals in NSW

Short-term rentals (usually less than 30 days) present an opportunity for homeowners to make or save money for a brief period.  The advertising tells you that you can then put your money to good use, such as mortgages, holidays or other treats. For most of us, it is hard to save similar sums over similar timeframes...

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Cladding – what to do?

Following the deadly residential fire in London’s Grenfell Tower, the use of cladding in high-rise buildings in Australia and whether they are fire-retardant has become a major issue. While there has been a lot of media attention on the issue, clarity is still being sought. Prior to the tragedy, cladding and decorative work could be...

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