October was a month of industry acknowledgments for our Managing Director, David Ferguson. On October 26, 2016, David was awarded the President’s Award from Strata Community Australia (SCA) NSW for his contribution to the NSW strata sector. In his speech, David acknowledged his team, parents and his business and life partner for encouraging and supporting him while he...

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New Strata Laws

The new strata laws come into effect in NSW on Wednesday 30 November 2016. To read them, view strata legislation.   Keeping up-to-date with new Strata Laws In September, we commenced our Committee New Legislation Program with face-to-face sessions presented by David Ferguson, Managing Director. The focus of the sessions was to ensure that our committee members feel...

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Strata and Community Living – Spring 2016

The SCA (NSW) SCA Strata & Community Living – spring 2016 features: Strata laws to take effect 30 November Spring greening your strata apartment New self managed super funds to take effect City of Sydney green scheme for apartments Strata data report Download a copy SCA Strata & Community Living – spring 2016...

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The New Strata Living Guide

On the 30 November 2016, NSW Fair Trading published the latest NSW Fair Trading Strata Living Guide online. It is evident that considerable thought has gone into the design of this latest Strata Living with the overriding goal being captured on the front cover “get involved”. Strata Living aims to: Help owners and tenants understand how the...

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Strata Reforms

NSW strata laws are currently under reform to meet the needs of those living in a strata community in the 21st century. In October 2015, a Strata Schemes Management Bill 2015 and Strata Schemes Development Bill 2015 were passed by the Upper House of the NSW Parliament. The Bills will now go to the Assembly...

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Top ten tips for the holiday season

As the holiday season fast approaches, at Strata Plus we’d like to remind you how to stay safe and consider your neighbours. Here are our top 10 tips for peace of mind during the holidays. Get to know your neighbours and watch out for each other. Be aware of any unusual people, vehicles, ‘tradespeople’ frequenting your...

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Sailing Port Stephens

Port Stephens Strata was the naming rights sponsor for the Junior One Sail which was held in April as part of the annual Sailing Port Stephens Regatta. David Ferguson, Managing Director of Port Stephens Strata provided an interview of their involvement in the sailing. David said he agreed to support the junior multi-fleet regatta “because...

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